Category Archives: Saturn

Video from 5th anniversary of the Huygens probe landing on Titan

Just over seven years ago, on the 14th January 2005 at approximately 11:30 UTC, the Huygens probe (part of the Cassini-Huygens mission to Saturn) touched down on the surface of Titan. The video below, released for the 5th anniversary of the probe’s touchdown, is a time-compressed montage of what was imaged as Huygens descended through […] Continue Reading »

Morning Apparition of Mercury – July 2001

Mercury at greatest Western Elongation On the 9th at 21° (Morning Sky) MERCURY VENUS JUPITER SATURN MOON DATE TIME (GMT) ALTITUDE ° AZIMUTH ° ALTITUDE ° AZIMUTH ° ALTITUDE ° AZIMUTH ° ALTITUDE ° AZIMUTH ° ALTITUDE ° AZIMUTH ° Jul 10th 04:03 2.3 58 13 76 3.2 54 11.8 72 * * Jul 15th […] Continue Reading »

Some Images by David Forshaw

Sunsets on Merseyside Above images photographed from Mersey heights, Frodsham. Taken via prime focus through a Celestron C5 Telescope, f10. Using Agfa 200 slide film, by David Forshaw. Assorted Images Above images taken with 50mm lens/Pentax K1000 on Agfa 200 film All Images are © David Forshaw Click Here for David’s Astronomy Page Continue Reading »

Members Observations (Up to December 1997)

Drawings by John Knott Lunar Observations by John Knott, August 1992 – December 1996 Mars Observations by John Knott, March – April 1997 Astrophotography by Gerard Gilligan Astrophotography by David Forshaw David Forshaw’s Astronomy Homepage Noctilucent Clouds photographed by David Galvin Drawings by Geoff Regan Jupiter Mars Saturn Comet Hyakutake More drawings by Geoff Regan […] Continue Reading »