Monthly Archives: March 2013

The Malcolm Parry Observatory Light Pollution Project

On 25th February a group of our year 10 and 11 GCSE Astronomy students visited Nottingham Trent University (NTU) to give a presentation to members of the public. The students have been working on a project to raise awareness about the … Continue reading

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Spotting Comet Pan-STARRS

Sungrazing comet Pan-STARRS made its closest approach to the sun yesterday and should now be visible in the western sky just after sunset. You should be able to spot the comet along with its tails using a pair of binoculars and it may … Continue reading

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Tonight’s Meeting

Unfortunately we have had to cancel tonight’s Astronomical Society meeting. We hope to see you all at the next meeting in May.

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Long Eaton Astronomical Society Meeting – Thursday 7th March 2013

This week’s Astronomical Society meeting will begin at 7pm with a talk on antimatter. The meeting is open to members of the public, if you are not currently a member of the society please email the observatory to book your … Continue reading

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