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Deep Sky Section

The Deep Sky Section aims to encourage and promote observing  deep sky objects; star clusters, nebulae, galaxies, double stars. We welcome newcomers and experienced observers and can provide help on methods, activities and resources for visual observing, imaging and science projects. We coordinate a number of observing programmes for all abilities and equipment, and work with other sections and groups to further our aims.

Section News

Deep Sky Update – October 2019
Callum Potter, 2019 Oct 15
BAA Article Deep Sky Update - September 2019
Callum Potter, 2019 Sep 15
Deep Sky Update – August 2019
Callum Potter, 2019 Aug 02

Section Officers

DirectorCallum Potter Assistant DirectorJonathan Blake Supernova Patrol CoordinatorGuy Hurst Remote Imaging AdviserNick James General AdviserRon Arbour Double Star AdviserJohn McCueVariable Nebula CoordinatorNick Hewitt