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BAA Observing Sections

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 Section Meeting 2014
Callum Potter, 2014 Feb 27
Gyulbudaghian's Nebula Brightens
Stewart Moore, 2012 Dec 10

Section Officers

DirectorCallum Potter Assistant DirectorPaul Curtis Supernova Patrol CoordinatorGuy Hurst Remote Imaging AdviserNick James General AdviserRon Arbour Double Star AdviserJohn McCueVariable Nebula CoordinatorGrant Privett