Monthly Archives: November 2012

Town Centre Observing 2 – Chipping Norton

Sunday 20th and Tuesday 22nd January 2013 5:00pm – 9:00pm. From the forecourt of Jaffe & Neale’s Bookshop. This is also being postponed due to the ongoing weather and pavement conditions, but the plan is to reschedule it at a … Continue reading
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Monthly Meeting – Speaker Graham Cunningham

It’s important to develop ideas about a planet by examining images of its surface, and the talk stressed the importance of looking at such evidence, and comparing it with the surfaces of the other rocky planets – still most of … Continue reading
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Town Centre Observing – Chipping Norton

Sadly this had to be cancelled due to the slippiness of the sloping pavement. Clutching at the nearest telescope in order to avoid falling over is never advisable!
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All Gas and Craters – The Red Lion, Little Compton

More like ‘All Snow and Waiters’! Alas, despite our best pleas, the weather put paid to our proposed ‘All Gas & Craters’ observing meeting at the Red Lion, Little Compton on Thursday 17th. A couple of plucky CNAAGers got there … Continue reading
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Schools Outreach Event

Talk and observing, with Jeanette Cotterill
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Nature Group, Hook Norton

Cancelled
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Comet heading towards the sun

A comet headed towards the Sun has the potential to be bright enough to be visible in the daytime skies of the northern hemisphere in 2013. The possibility of the stellar display was recently announced by two Russian astronomers. Officially … Continue reading
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Solar Sunday – A Mist Opportunity

The forecast for Sunday 6th Jan did not bode well for our first solar observing event, the first of four public events as our part in BBC Stargazing Live 2013. I had left the village of Little Compton behind under … Continue reading
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Visit to Vulcan bomber XM655

As a brief aside from a frantic period of astronomical activities , 16 CNAAG members took the balmy spring weather and assembled under blue skies to visit the preserved Vulcan bomber on Wellesbourne airfield , kept in working condition by … Continue reading
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International Astronomy Show (May 17-18)

May 17-18 2013 Took place at the Warwickshire Exhibition Centre at Leamington Spa.
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