Monthly Archives: August 2019


Shadowed Moon and Mountain

Shadowed Moon

Image Credit: Norbert Span   Shadowed Moon and Mountain On July 16th the Moon celebrated the 50th anniversary of the launch of Apollo 11 with a lunar eclipse visible from much of planet Earth. In this view part of the lunar disk is immersed in Earth’s dark, reddened umbral shadow. Near the maximum eclipse […] Read more»



Saturn Titan Rings and Haze

Saturn Rings Titan

Image Credit: NASA, ESA, JPL, SSI, Cassini Imaging Team Saturn, Titan, Rings, and Haze This is not a solar eclipse. Pictured here is a busy vista of moons and rings taken at Saturn. The large circular object in the centre of the image is Titan, the largest moon of Saturn and one of the most intriguing objects in the […] Read more»



Public Meeting 13th August – Beyond Pluto

Planet Nine

An artist’s conception of a distant Solar System Planet Nine, that could be shaping the orbits of smaller extremely distant outer Solar System objects ******************************** Pluto Pluto is a dwarf planet in the Kuiper belt, a ring of bodies beyond Neptune. It was the first Kuiper belt object to be discovered and is the […] Read more»





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