BASIL December 2023

Your Society needs you – we’re looking for stars!   The BAS is run by the Committee according to our Constitution and is very much a team effort, with currently 10 members on Committee. It’s a great experience to be part of such a happy team and also a lot of fun! We have a few […]

BASIL December 2022

The front cover of BASIL celebrates the 80th anniversary of the Bristol Astronomical Society, showing the announcement in the Bristol Evening Post of 2 December 1942.  Our first meeting was held in Cotham on 8 December 1942. Predicted solar activity, solar cycle progression, lunar phases and events, solar system finder charts and rise / set […]

BASIL December 2021

The front cover of BASIL illustrates the dark skies encountered in the mid-Atlantic (see page 28). Solar activity continues to be slightly higher than predicted values for this stage of the solar cycle – see pages 4 to 5. December provides good opportunities for observing Jupiter, Uranus and the Ursid meteor shower (see page 13). […]

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