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 March 2024

The front cover of BASIL shows images taken using the new BAS SeeStar S50 Smart APO telescope, by Darren Brown (BAS). Observing highlights of the month include: 2 March: Minor planet 3 Juno reaches opposition 13 March: Jupiter lies near a waxing crescent Moon (pm) 14 March: Waxing crescent Moon lies near the Pleiades (pm) 25 March: Penumbral lunar eclipse […]

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