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"Not Just In The Dark" ~ Barry Soden

Some of the wonders that can be seen by day!

There are many amazing sights to be seen in the daytime sky, optical effects produced by atmospheric conditions interacting with the Sun's rays. Some of them are much more common than you would think, but most people have never noticed them The best conditions for seeing them are on the frosty days of January and February, so come and find out how to look for these while they are at their best!

"Using Stellarium" ~ David Pulley

Stellarium is a comprehensive graphical planetarium programme that can realistically display the night sky.  We will interactively look at this piece of free software, examining its many features ranging form displaying planets to asteroids and comets to deep sky objects, time travel and to programming your own routines.

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