Monthly Archives: November 2014

Long Eaton Astronomical Society November 2014 Meeting Report.

Yet again it was another cloudy night but that did not stop yet another good turnout of members with a few new faces too. Phil gave a very interesting talk on vintage refracting telescopes. Starting with an quick explanation of … Continue reading

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Long Eaton Astronomical Society Meeting 27th November

Thursday 27th November 2014 (6:30-8:30pm): Speaker Phil Jaworek from the East Midlands Stargazers talking about Vintage refracting telescopes. Outline What is a Vintage Refractor Brief history of the achromatic refractor – including description of Chromatic Aberration and focal length and … Continue reading

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Family Astronomy Club Comet Meeting.

The Family Astronomy Club met tonight with the subject of tonight’s meeting being Comets. Another enthusiastic turn out of students and family members heard first from Miss Ellender who talked through what comets are and where they come from. Comets … Continue reading

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