Last weekend we attended the International Astronomy Show at Stoneleigh Park in Warwickshire. We took a range of telescopes, mounts and accessories from Baader Planetarium, Celestron and 10Micron. Read our short summary in our new blog here.
We will be attending the next Practical Astronomy Show on Saturday March 21st 2020 at the Kettering Conference Centre where we will have good range of telescopes and accessories on display. The show opens to the public at 9am till 5pm. There will also be a good set of talks too. What’s more is that…Details
Today, July 16th, 50 years ago Apollo 11 blasted off taking Neil Armstrong, Buzz Aldrin and Michael Collins to the Moon. What an amazing achievement. There are plenty of programmes on television and radio (as well as articles on the internet) and events too, to celebrate this historic event. Today also is a partial Lunar…Details
We’re currently busy getting a range of Celestron products together for the International Astronomy Show (IAS) at Stoneleigh Park in Warwickshire which takes place on Friday 15th and Saturday 16th November (this weekend). The event is in a different location in the Stoneleigh Park grounds than previous years. This time the main trade stands will…Details
We will be once again attending the European AstroFest two-day event in London on Fri 31st Jan-Sat 1st Feb 2020. The European AstroFest is the UK’s premier astronomy conference and exhibition, featuring talks from leading astronomers and space scientists plus three floors of lots of astronomical equipment from a number of dealers and suppliers. It…Details
On November 11th, the planet Mercury will move across the face of our Sun. This celestial event with start around lunchtime – around 12:35h GMT. The time of greatest transit, that is when Mercury “is near the middle of Sun” is around 15:19hGMT, and the transit event ends around 18:04h GMT, however for the UK…Details