Solar observing at Great Notley, Essex - 27 August 2012

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Solar observing at Great Notley, Essex - 27 August 2012

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North Essex Astronomical Society Public Solar Observing

After a fair bit of cloud dodging for our July event, North Essex Astronomical Society will be hosting the next in our series of public observing events at Great Notley Country Park, near Braintree, on bank holiday Monday 27 August.

As we are now into the summer months, we concentrate solely on solar observing, and perhaps the Moon if it's visible. From midday we will have a range of telescopes set up to observe the Sun in both white light and hydrogen alpha, and welcome anybody to come and take a look at our nearest star, or talk to us about telescopes or astronomy in general.

Observing is weather-dependent, and will continue throughout the afternoon until around 4pm. We will be on hand to answer questions even if it's cloudy, but if cloud is persistent we may curtail the session earlier. In the event of rain, the session will be cancelled.

For more info, please look at our website: http://www.neas.me.uk under the Stargazing tab.

Observing is free, although a car park charge applies for the park.

Rachel
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