BASIL March 2021

Solar system observational data includes monthly imaging / conjunction information and guidance on observing Mons Piton and the Cassini lunar crater. Visible passes of the ISS, X-37B and the UK Prospero satellite are given for the month. 29 astronomical events and 26 observing targets for the month are listed. BAS members’ astrophotography images of various […]

BASIL November 2020

BASIL November 2020 November’s BASIL remembers Eddie Carpenter, who sadly passed away in October.  The front cover shows the asterism ‘Eddie’s Coaster’, discovered and named after Eddie Carpenter.  BASIL also includes photos of Eddie and the BAS tribute in his memory. Astronomical highlights for November include: Great month for observing Mars and Uranus. Members’ images […]

BASIL October 2020

Solar, lunar, planetary, deep sky and satellite astronomical information for amateur astronomers in the Bristol area.

BASIL September 2020

Astronomical information for amateur astronomers in the Bristol Area, including the latest news from the Bristol Astronomical Society.

BASIL August 2020

It’s been a busy time for BAS astronomers over the last month and many members have shared their superb images of Comet Neowise, noctilucent clouds, planets and deep sky objects – you can see the images in August’s BASIL and the supplement.

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