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Members' Short Talks

Setting Up an Equatorial Mount ~ Roy Bicknell

Roy will go through the complexities of setting up an equatorial mount outlining it's benefits over alt/az    mounting.

Stargazing from equatorial Africa ~ Angie Gardner

Angie will describe her early life in central Africa and the views of the night sky from her home.

The storm over the channel ~ Bob Okines

Bob will show a short animation he made of the storm over the channel on the night of the 19th September.

Astronomy News ~ Edgar Walker

The latest news in astronomy from Edgar including the latest from the Planck team on the BICEP experiment into the early Universe.

Robber barons are nothing new ~ David Pulley

Charitable donations to astronomy institutions frequently come with unwelcome baggage.

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