Observation Session 28th November 2017

The moon (photo by Cath Adams)

By Richard Harvey It was a case of ‘third time lucky’ for our new Trysull Observation Sessions. Two consecutive Tuesdays were postponed due to 100% cloud cover, but at last, the forecast was promising on Tuesday 28th November, and at 11am that morning, the text notification system informed everyone ‘it’s on!’ People started arriving at the … Read moreObservation Session 28th November 2017

Obituary: David J. Harris (17 November 1933 – 1 July 2017)

by Phil Barnard David Harris, who passed away on 1 July this year, is very fondly remembered as a founder member and long-standing supporter of Wolverhampton Astronomical Society. David will be lovingly remembered by his wife Mary, son Christopher and daughter Libby. On 12 July, several members of the Society attended David’s funeral at Bushbury … Read moreObituary: David J. Harris (17 November 1933 – 1 July 2017)

A Promising Start To The Year? Some 2017 Observations

By Richard Harvey After a very cloudy 2016 winter, we’ve at last been afforded a handful of clear skies for the first few months of 2017. For some reason, Wednesdays seem to be the night we’ve had the most clear skies, with the weekends typically clouded over. This is most irritating for those for astronomers with 9-5 … Read moreA Promising Start To The Year? Some 2017 Observations