Leicester Astronomical Society

COLOURED CLOUDS SEEN FROM LEICESTER, 1 FEB 2016

COLOURED CLOUDS SEEN FROM LEICESTER, 1 FEB 2016

By on 1st February 2016

Photos here from Paul Cooke, Steve Louth and Rob Hayes (in Lancashire)

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Astronaut visit: 25 March 2017 http://spacecentre.co.uk/event/don-thomas/

By on 12th February 2017

The Moon over the National Space Centre by James Coleman

The Moon over the National Space Centre

By on 16th September 2016

Taken by James Coleman after the 13 Sep 2016 meeting. Nice one, James!

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THE SUN by Mike Kirby, 10 Feb 2016.

By on 10th February 2016

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LAS Members at ‘Stargazing Live’ at the National Space Centre, January 15, 2016

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SWIFT DETECTS ITS 1000TH GAMMA RAY BURST

By on 8th November 2015

The University of Leicester has had a major involvement in the Swift mission to detect GRB’s.     More details about the 1000th GRB here http://www.nasa.gov/feature/goddard/nasas-swift-spots-its-thousandth-gamma-ray-burst

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TELESCOPE FOR SALE

By on 7th September 2015

TELESCOPE FOR SALE   A virtually unused  Skyliner-200P 8 inch Dobsonian  telescope purchased 18 months ago.    Asking price around £200.   Vendor (Jeremy Rider) lives in Lyddington, just outside Uppingham.   You can contact Mr Rider as follows:   jerider1@googlemail.com or  

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Eclipse competition winner

By on 25th March 2015

Well done to Paul Cooke for this fantastic image of the solar eclipse.