Milton Keynes Astronomical Society

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Rectory Cottages,    (their web site)
Church Green Road,
Bletchley,
Milton Keynes MK3 6BJ.

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Next meeting 8:00pm on Friday 2 September 2016: Astromeet

All our meetings are open to the public and visitors are always welcome.

The usual roundup of news, observations, etc...

Five-day weather outlook for local observers
Thursday 10:00 13:00 16:00 19:00 22:00
  Temp: 18 deg. C
Wind: NE, 4mph
Visibility: Moderate
Precip: 2% Temp: 21 deg. C
Wind: NE, 2mph
Visibility: Moderate
Precip: 4% Temp: 22 deg. C
Wind: NNW, 4mph
Visibility: Moderate
Precip: 67% Temp: 21 deg. C
Wind: E, 4mph
Visibility: Moderate
Precip: 36% Temp: 20 deg. C
Wind: WNW, 7mph
Visibility: Moderate
Precip: 50%
Friday 01:00 04:00 07:00 10:00 13:00 16:00 19:00 22:00
  Temp: 19 deg. C
Wind: WSW, 4mph
Visibility: Very good
Precip: 68% Temp: 17 deg. C
Wind: W, 7mph
Visibility: Very good
Precip: 38% Temp: 15 deg. C
Wind: WNW, 9mph
Visibility: Very good
Precip: 1% Temp: 17 deg. C
Wind: WNW, 9mph
Visibility: Very good
Precip: 0% Temp: 20 deg. C
Wind: W, 9mph
Visibility: Very good
Precip: 0% Temp: 21 deg. C
Wind: W, 9mph
Visibility: Very good
Precip: 0% Temp: 20 deg. C
Wind: WNW, 4mph
Visibility: Very good
Precip: 0% Temp: 17 deg. C
Wind: WSW, 4mph
Visibility: Very good
Precip: 0%
Saturday 01:00 04:00 07:00 10:00 13:00 16:00 19:00 22:00
  Temp: 15 deg. C
Wind: WNW, 4mph
Visibility: Very good
Precip: 0% Temp: 13 deg. C
Wind: NNE, 4mph
Visibility: Good
Precip: 1% Temp: 13 deg. C
Wind: NE, 4mph
Visibility: Good
Precip: 6% Temp: 17 deg. C
Wind: ENE, 7mph
Visibility: Good
Precip: 10% Temp: 20 deg. C
Wind: E, 9mph
Visibility: Very good
Precip: 10% Temp: 21 deg. C
Wind: E, 9mph
Visibility: Very good
Precip: 31% Temp: 19 deg. C
Wind: E, 11mph
Visibility: Very good
Precip: 49% Temp: 17 deg. C
Wind: ENE, 11mph
Visibility: Very good
Precip: 36%
Sunday 01:00 04:00 07:00 10:00 13:00 16:00 19:00 22:00
  Temp: 16 deg. C
Wind: ENE, 9mph
Visibility: Very good
Precip: 31% Temp: 15 deg. C
Wind: NNE, 7mph
Visibility: Good
Precip: 14% Temp: 16 deg. C
Wind: NNW, 4mph
Visibility: Good
Precip: 13% Temp: 17 deg. C
Wind: WNW, 9mph
Visibility: Good
Precip: 15% Temp: 19 deg. C
Wind: WNW, 11mph
Visibility: Good
Precip: 15% Temp: 19 deg. C
Wind: WNW, 11mph
Visibility: Very good
Precip: 16% Temp: 18 deg. C
Wind: NW, 9mph
Visibility: Very good
Precip: 9% Temp: 16 deg. C
Wind: NNW, 7mph
Visibility: Very good
Precip: 5%
Monday 01:00 04:00 07:00 10:00 13:00 16:00 19:00 22:00
  Temp: 14 deg. C
Wind: N, 4mph
Visibility: Good
Precip: 8% Temp: 14 deg. C
Wind: N, 4mph
Visibility: Good
Precip: 14% Temp: 14 deg. C
Wind: N, 4mph
Visibility: Good
Precip: 4% Temp: 16 deg. C
Wind: N, 7mph
Visibility: Very good
Precip: 6% Temp: 19 deg. C
Wind: N, 7mph
Visibility: Very good
Precip: 3% Temp: 20 deg. C
Wind: N, 7mph
Visibility: Very good
Precip: 3% Temp: 19 deg. C
Wind: NNE, 4mph
Visibility: Very good
Precip: 2% Temp: 16 deg. C
Wind: N, 4mph
Visibility: Very good
Precip: 0%
Contains public sector information licensed under the Open Government Licence, generated by the Met. Office on Thu 25th August at 12:00

Cloud cover forecast from clearoutside.com
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The Sun
SDO HMI
continuum
Lasco C3 EIT 195 Magnetogram
Soho MDI continuum Soho Lasco C3 Soho EIT 195 Soho MDI Magnetogram
  The Moon
New Moon Aug 02
First Quarter Aug 10
Full Moon Aug 18
Last Quarter Aug 25

So, what is MKAS offering you for your subscription? (currently £26 per annum and concessions £13)

  • 26 fortnightly meetings on average per year.
  • We aim to invite 5-6 guest speakers to our talk nights each year (Some members will also present their own talks)
  • Astromeets are the platform for members to present their observations, ideas or projects to others.
  • Occasional trips out to places of astronomical interest.
  • In the autumn, a residential observing weekend in Shropshire.
  • An annual dinner in March.
  • A pre-Christmas social.
  • Outreach events in schools, youth and general interest groups.
  • Our instruments can be taken on loan for a fee of £2 per fortnight.
  • A library of books and current magazines.
  • The AGM is held in November.
And of course, visitors are welcome to attend a couple of meetings before considering membership. So, come along and have a chat over a cup of coffee and we'll make out the case that MKAS is the right Society for you.

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