|The Trapezium multiple
system illuminates the centre of M42 - the Orion Nebula.
||Tycho and Clavius are almost fully
illuminated on the 9th day as sunrise reaches Wilhelm and
||M13 in Hercules, often
recognised as the finest globular cluster in northern
||Just before full Moon the elongated western
limb craters of Phocylides and Bailly become visible.
||The rich gold K2 and
fainter blue B8 of Beta Cygni - Albireo - are now thought
to be unassociated.
||Day 10 image showing the group of 5 eastern
maria (seas) Serenitatis, Tranquillitatis, Nectaris,
Fecunditatis & Crisium.
Welcome to the Amateur Astronomy website.
Over the next few months, I hope to develop this website into a
comprehensive resource for amateur astronomers, science
outreachers and non-scientific journalists.
If you need further
help with observational astronomy whilst construction
continues, please click here
for Stephen Tonkin's uk.sci.astro FAQ.
Introduction to the website: