Partial Eclipse Images.

A few images of the eclipse day a week past Friday at Tolcarn. Crystal clear in Cornwall. Ist image was the live broadcast, I had over 22 thousand people from around the world watching it. Image 2 was the set up I used.  Image 3 A basic reflection on paper of the...

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...

BBC STARGAZING LIVE

BBC Stargazing live returns for three consecutive days starting Wednesday 18th March.  On Friday March 20th Stargazing live is taking over BBC1 breakfast to cover the eclipse live starting at 9am.  Should be a good one!!!!!

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...