Next Meetings

Friday Club

Friday 27th Oct

HR Diagram

Rob Peeling

A scatter chart is a basic tool of statistics. See the massive understanding which is produced when you apply one to stars.

Doors open 7pm.  Talk at 7.30
Entry is free and open to the public.

Main Meeting

November 18th 2017

Astronomical Imaging

Philip Perkin (AstroCruise)

I give talks on astronomical imaging, mainly to astronomical societies in the UK. The current talk is about the techniques I use to acquire astronomical images. It starts with the basics and progresses towards advanced high resolution imaging, with full illustrations at every stage. I am developing a further talk on post-processing of the images – a large and detailed topic with modern CCD cameras.

After the coffee break the usual announcements and members activities.

More upcoming dates….

Nov 17 Leonid meteor observing
Nov 18 Astronomy Imaging
Nov 24 Telescopes – Xmas is coming
Dec 9 Santa’s Grotto (cakes and wine)

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