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Deep Sky Section

The Deep Sky Section aims to encourage and promote observing  deep sky objects; star clusters, nebulae, galaxies, double stars. We welcome newcomers and experienced observers and can provide help on methods, activities and resources for visual observing, imaging and science projects. We coordinate a number of observing programmes for all abilities and equipment, and work with other sections and groups to further our aims.

Section News

Deep Sky Update - 2021 July
Callum Potter, 2021 Aug 02
Deep Sky Update - 2021 June
Callum Potter, 2021 Jun 29
BAA Article Deep Sky Update - 2021 May
Callum Potter, 2021 May 31

Section Officers

Director Callum Potter Assistant DirectorJonathan Blake Supernova Patrol CoordinatorGuy Hurst General AdviserRon Arbour Double Star AdviserJohn McCue Variable Nebula CoordinatorNick Hewitt Website GalleriesPaul Downing

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