MARCH 20TH PARTIAL SOLAR ECLIPSE.

Tolcarn Observatory will be open on Wednesday 18th March from 1900-2200hrs, Thursday 19th March 1900-2200hrs, Friday 2oth March 0600-12 Noon (setting up and viewing the partial eclipse) and then 1900-2200hrs, and Saturday 21st March from 1900-2200hrs. All these days...

C/2014Q2 Comet Lovejoy.

Comet Lovejoy is now visible in our night skies.  It passed closest to Earth on January 7th 2014 where it was 70.2 million kilometers away, and is now appearing brighter in our night sky.  With the moon not being a hindrance, viewing this comet has been made a lot...

TOLCARN ASTRONOMY GROUP (TAG) MEETING.

Tolcarn Astronomy Group meeting will take place on Saturday 29th November 2014 starting at 7pm. Rosetta and Philae update. Uranus overview. New Horizons mission to Pluto. It looks very promising for a clear night, in which case we will head to the research telescopes...