Weymouth Astronomy

Weymouth Astronomy Club

New members are always welcome at Weymouth Astronomy Club regardless of experience. The only pre-requisite required is a keen interest in the night sky. Meetings are currently being run remotely and in some cases 'in person' due to current COVID 19 restrictions.

2022 programme can be viewed here..

Next Meeting: 11th February

Weymouth Astronomy Club welcomes back Nick Higginbottom who will be giving a talk titled 'The life and times of a theoretical astrophysicist: Accretionary Black Holes'. Meeting will also include regular features 'Object of the Month' and 'Sky Notes'.

Partial Annular Eclipse - June 10th 2021

Partial Annular Eclipse captured by Sheri Karl. Click on image to view full size

These images were taken from Aberdeen using a 4” refactor, Baader Herschel Wedge and astroimaging camera. The images are single frame only due to the fast movement of the low clouds. Interesting to notice the mountain profile from the moon as its limb moves across the solar disk