Milton Keynes Astronomical Society

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

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Next meeting 8:00pm on Friday 17 April 2015: Astro Oscars

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

April Observations:

MKAS annual showcase from its members with the best observations, best images, best projects.

Five-day weather outlook for local observers
Sunday 10:00 13:00 16:00 19:00 22:00
Monday 01:00 04:00 07:00 10:00 13:00 16:00 19:00 22:00
Tuesday 01:00 04:00 07:00 10:00 13:00 16:00 19:00 22:00
Wednesday 01:00 04:00 07:00 10:00 13:00 16:00 19:00 22:00
Thursday 01:00 04:00 07:00 10:00 13:00 16:00 19:00 22:00
Contains public sector information licensed under the Open Government Licence, generated by the Met. Office on Sun 19th April at 14:00

Cloud cover forecast from

The Sun
Lasco C3 EIT 195 Magnetogram
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  The Moon
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 Apr 18
 Apr 25


Mercury : In the last 10 days of April Mercury re-appears from the other side of the Sun and can be seen after sunset.

Venus : Venus is very bright after sunset.

Mars : Mars is gradually being obscured by the sun.

Jupiter : Jupiter has moved round to Cancer but is still visible for a good part of the night.

Saturn : Saturn has passed round the Sun and re-appeared in the morning sky down in the Libra / Scorpius area

Meteors : The Lyrids are due for the 22nd/23rd of April but NASA reckons this is Fireball season.... See

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