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 September 19th: 'Astronomy for All', our autumn public observing evening

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

September Observations:

Five-day weather outlook for local observers
Wednesday 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
 
Friday 01:00 04:00 07:00 10:00 13:00 16:00 19:00 22:00
 
Saturday 01:00 04:00 07:00 10:00 13:00 16:00 19:00 22:00
 
Sunday 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 Wed 17th September at 12:00

Cloud cover forecast from clearoutside.com

The Sun
SDO HMI
continuum
Lasco C3 EIT 195 Magnetogram
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  The Moon
 Sep 02
 Sep 09
 Sep 16
 Sep 24

moon phases
 

Planets

Mercury : Very low down and not easy to see this month (evening sky)

Venus : Venus is currently appearing as the Morning Star. Also not very high and not rising much before the Sun.

Mars : Mars fading and shrinking now and sinking in the southwest as it gets dark, despite that more or less holding position relative to the Sun.

Jupiter : Visible before sunrise and heading from Cancer towards Leo.

Saturn : Saturn came to opposition on May 10th so its coming to end of its display for now, passing round the Sun and re-appearing in December

Uranus : Uranus rises just after 9pm and by midnight is at a decent altitude in Pisces.

Neptune : Neptune rises about an hour ahead of Uranus in Aquarius.

Meteors : No major showers due this month.

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