My thanks to Brian Mills (Hildenborough, Kent), for this report of his observations throughout January and February 2011. Brian’s detailed results are as follows: Read more
Disappearance of V1116 Tauri on 12th February 2011
The evening of Saturday 12th February provided an opportunity to witness the disappearance of the magnitude +6.0 variable star V1116 Tauri, in the constellation of Taurus. The event was observed and timed successfully by Chris Hall (Stoke-on-Trent, Staffordshire) and Mike Clarke (Retford, Nottinghamshire). Read more
Mike Clarke (Retford, Nottinghamshire) successfully observed the disappearance of the magnitude +6.77 star on the evening of February 7. Mike’s report is shown below:
Mike Clarke (Retford, Nottinghamshire)
My thanks to Mike Clarke for contributing this superb watercolour painting depicting the occultation of the magnitude +7.3 star TYC 5232-1728-1, which took place on Saturday 8th January at 16h 37m UT. Mike noted that “In spite of the very bright conditions the 7th magnitude star was extremely easy to see.” Click anywhere on the image to see Mike’s larger version. Read more
Friday January 14 presented an opportunity to witness the disappearance of the magnitude +4.9 star zeta Arietis behind the dark limb of the waxing gibbous Moon. Read more
Mike Clarke (Retford, Nottinghamshire), managed to watch the bright limb disappearance of the magnitude +5.1 star 6 Leonis in the early hours of Christmas morning.
My thanks to Mike Clarke (Retford, Nottinghamshire) for this series of superb reports from various events throughout November 2010. Click anywhere on the images to see the larger versions.
The latter half of October 2010 saw a series of lunar occultation events which were observed successfully by members of the Section, and my thanks to all those who submitted reports. Read more
My thanks to Mike Clarke (Retford, Nottinghamshire), for submitting two reports of lunar occultations. Mikeâ€™s full reports, including images, are shown below. Click anywhere on the images to see the larger version. Read more
Disappearance of TYC 1357-02074-1 on 17 May 2010
Congratulations to new Section member John Jarman, from Cumbria, who successfully managed to observe and time the disappearance of the magnitude +6.4 star TYC 1357-02074-1. Read more