Kowethas Steronieth Kernow

 

  

 Cornwall Astronomy Society (Kowethas Steronieth Kernow) is a friendly, relaxed group of amateur enthusiasts with interests in many areas of astronomy, cosmology, observing, astrophotography and telescope building.

Our objectives are to foster the practice and enjoyment of
astronomy, cosmology and related interests.

We have two regular meetings a month.

The first is on the 2nd Tuesday of the month, starting at 8pm at Degibna Chapel, Helston TR12 7PR, & will feature viewing afterwards, weather permitting.

The second is on the 4th Thursday of the month, starting at 8pm, at the Mabe WI Hall, Antron Hill, Mabe Burnthouse, TR10 9HH. 

We also hold regular out-door viewing events (weather permitting).

Visitors and beginners are welcome(Under 18yr olds must be with parent).

Refreshments are available at club meetings.

This website will be updated regularly with information relating to forthcoming events.

 

 If you open your presents and are lucky enough to find you have a shiny new scope?, we will do our best to help get you started in Astronomy. Pop in to any of our meetings. To help get you started we also have two telescope workshops in January, no need to join, just bring along your scope and/or any questions you may have. These are on the 9th at Degibna (with veiwing if weather permits) and on the 25th at Mabe. You are also welcome to post your questions here or on our facebook site, we will try our best to help you.

Contacts:                           Phone:

 Gareth (Chairman)            07711 645771

          Dave (Treasurer)             01736 810175       

    Fred (Secretary)             01326 560533

               Mick Harvey (Newsletter)   01326 372897               

   Greg (Website)                01326 340977

 

                                                

 

CAS programme 2018

NEW For beginners & experts alike have a go at Fred`s 2017 Astronomy Viewing Challenge 

(Right click, open in new tab, or print) 

 For the latest news & Astronomical events please visit our facebook page:

 https://www.facebook.com/pages/Cornwall-Astronomy-Society/169037896475728

 

NEW CAS videos!!

CAS have made an instructional video for setting circles.

Click on this link:

Additional reference material for the above video:

EQ setting circles guide pdf. 

Setting Circles guide stars list. 

 

 We now also have a short instructional video

on using the club`s PST solar telescope, click on the link below:

Using the CAS PST telescope safely. 

 

 New event : In celebration of the BBC`s Stargazing Live we will be holding an open day starting at 3.pm at Degibna on Sat 17th February (come early for solar observing)

 

 How do you feel about light pollution?

Should we do something about it?

Have your say here. 

Would you like to take part in ciizen science?, perhaps help find planet 9?,  find new supernovae, black holes or comets?

Click here for these projects & many more.