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Thursday, September 21

September CAS meeting: equipment night

Next Tuesday 26th September is our next meeting. This time it's our Equipment Night.

We will have a range of telescopes and accessories available to demonstrate and will be having a look at different eyepieces and options for finding and buying astronomical equipment.

If you have a specific question or want some help with a telescope then either let us know beforehand or just ask on the night.

The meeting starts at 7.30pm as usual.

Saturday, May 27

CAS May meeting

Our next meeting is on Tuesday 30th May, 7.30pm.

As well as our usual round up of space and astronomy news, this month we have a guest speaker. Leigh Jenkins, a Fellow of the Royal Astronomical Society, will be giving us a talk on 'Elements'.

Hope to see you there.


Monday, March 27

CAS March meeting


This month's meeting is on Tuesday 28th at 7.30pm, St Joseph's church hall.

The agenda is:

- News update (Chris)

- Observing tips for April & Observer's Reports from March (Jeremy)

- Break

- Observing With The Mount Wilson Telescope (Roger Vine)

Please bring along any photos on a USB stick to share.


Friday, February 24

February CAS meeting

This month's meeting is on Tuesday 28th February 2017 in the usual St Joseph's Church Hall in Cockermouth at 7.30pm.

The order of events is:

- News Update on Spaceflight & Astronomy (Chris Darwin)

- What To See in the March Night Sky (Jeremy Hunt)

- Coffee/Tea

- The Wonders of Orion (Dennis Kelly)

Look forward to seeing you all there!

Thursday, January 26

Important: No meeting in January

Unfortunately due to other commitments from several of the Committee we do not have anyone available to run the CAS meeting next week. We have therefore decided to cancel the meeting planned for 31st January.

Normal service will be resumed in February with our meeting on Tuesday 28th. Hope to see you then.