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BASIL May 2024

The front cover of BASIL shows a solar image taken by David Bennett using the Society’s new SeeStar S50 telescope, showing sunspots on the solar surface. We intend to use the S50 for public outreach, both solar and DSO observing, so this was a very good demonstration of the telescope’s capabilities. Observing highlights of the […]

BASIL May 2023

The front cover of BASIL shows an image of the Sunflower Galaxy (M63) taken recently by BAS member Chris Lee. M63 is well-placed for observing this month. Predicted solar activity, solar images from the GOES SUVI telescope, solar cycle progression, lunar phases and events, solar system finder charts and rise / set times are reported […]

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