Welcome

Welcome to the Cockermouth Astronomical Society website. Hopefully you'll find all the information you need about our society and astronomy in West Cumbria here. If not contact us.

For more regular updates and members images why not join our Facebook page.

Thursday, November 8

October 2012 Meeting Report

Our October equipment meeting was a relatively quiet one, perhaps reflecting the fact that it was half term. With just a few instruments around for people to look at the meeting was unusual in the fact that we actually got to do some observing!

Yes, almost unheard of for a CAS meeting, but despite the high cloud we did manage to get views of the almost full moon and Jupiter close by. Starting off by observing through a small refractor and reflector through the hall windows, we moved as far at the Church Hall steps to get some nice views of the moon through binoculars and the reflector. Not the most impressive observing event ever, but a reminder that it is always worth looking up!



Our next meeting is planned for 27th November and will be our last formal meeting of 2012. Hope to see your there.

Chris.

No comments:

Post a Comment