July August Observatory Use

If members require the use of the Observatory they should contact the Observatory Manager by email 4 days prior to the date of usage at the following address.

Observatory.Manager@cardiff-astronomical-society.co.uk.

The Observatory Manager will then complete the booking form and update the website booking form.

  • On or before the day of the observing session, Dyffryn Gardens must be informed and contacted before 5.00 pm on the day of observing Tel No 029 2059 3328:
  • The attendance time of the observing session must be given and you should ask if the security guard could be informed of the time of the observing session.
  • The front gate will then be left open prior to this time and one can proceed to the observatory.
  • The keys for the observatory will be with the Security Gaurd who usually resides in the Corey Centre opposite the observatory.
Day Date Observing Session Members Attending Observatory Requried
        
Tue 08-Aug Astrophotography Group Bob Moore, Bob Biss, Feras, Keith, Ray, Robert, Stephen, Steve, Alan Yes
Wed 09-Aug      
Thu 10-Aug      
Fri 11-Aug   Fri Perseid Shower Yes
Sat 12-Aug Maintenance if required or Sat.Perseid Shower Yes
Sun 13-Aug      
Mon 14-Aug      
Tue 15-Aug Astrophotography Group Bob Moore, Bob Biss, Feras, Keith, Ray, Robert, Stephen, Steve, Alan Yes
Wed 16-Aug      
Thu 17-Aug      
Fri 18-Aug      
Sat 19-Aug Maintenance if required Various Members Yes
Sun 20-Aug      
Mon 21-Aug      
Tue 22-Aug Astrophotography Group Bob Moore, Bob Biss, Feras, Keith, Ray, Robert, Stephen, Steve, Alan Yes
Wed 23-Aug      
Thu 24-Aug      
Fri 25-Aug      
Sat 26-Aug Maintenance if required Various Members Yes
Sun 27-Aug      
Mon 28-Aug      
Tue 29-Aug Astrophotography Group Bob Moore, Bob Biss, Feras, Keith, Ray, Robert, Stephen, Steve, Alan Yes
Wed 30-Aug      
Thu 31-Aug      
Fri 01-Sep      
Sat 02-Sep Maintenance if required Various Members Yes
Sun 03-Sep      
Mon 04-Sep      
Tue 05-Sep Astrophotography Group Bob Moore, Bob Biss, Feras, Keith, Ray, Robert, Stephen, Steve, Alan Yes
Wed 06-Sep      
Thu 07-Sep      
Fri 08-Sep      
Sat 09-Sep Maintenance if required Various Members Yes
Sun 10-Sep      
Mon 11-Sep      
Tue 12-Sep Astrophotography Group Bob Moore, Bob Biss, Feras, Keith, Ray, Robert, Stephen, Steve, Alan Yes
Wed 13-Sep      
Thu 14-Sep      
Fri 15-Sep   Observing Session Yes
Sat 16-Sep Maintenance if required Observing Session Yes
Sun 17-Sep      
Mon 18-Sep      
Tue 19-Sep Astrophotography Group Bob Moore, Bob Biss, Feras, Keith, Ray, Robert, Stephen, Steve, Alan Yes
Wed 20-Sep      
Thu 21-Sep      
Fri 22-Sep   Observing Session and Star Party Yes
Sat 23-Sep Maintenance if required Observing Session Yes
Sun 24-Sep      
Mon 25-Sep      
Tue 26-Sep Astrophotography Group Bob Moore, Bob Biss, Feras, Keith, Ray, Robert, Stephen, Steve, Alan Yes
Wed 27-Sep      
Thu 28-Sep      
Fri 29-Sep      
Sat 30-Sep Maintenance if required Various Members Yes
Sun 01-Oct      
Mon 02-Oct      
Tue 03-Oct Astrophotography Group Bob Moore, Bob Biss, Feras, Keith, Ray, Robert, Stephen, Steve, Alan Yes
Wed 04-Oct      
Thu 05-Oct      
Fri 06-Oct      
Sat 07-Oct Maintenance if required Various Members Yes
Sun 08-Oct      
Mon 09-Oct      
Tue 10-Oct Astrophotography Group Bob Moore, Bob Biss, Feras, Keith, Ray, Robert, Stephen, Steve, Alan Yes
Wed 11-Oct      
Thu 12-Oct      
Fri 13-Oct      
Sat 14-Oct Maintenance if required Various Members Yes
Sun 15-Oct      
Mon 16-Oct      
Tue 17-Oct Astrophotography Group Bob Moore, Bob Biss, Feras, Keith, Ray, Robert, Stephen, Steve, Alan Yes
Wed 18-Oct      
Thu 19-Oct      
Fri 20-Oct   Observing Session  
Sat 21-Oct Maintenance if required Observing Session Yes
Sun 22-Oct      
Mon 23-Oct      
Tue 24-Oct Astrophotography Group Bob Moore, Bob Biss, Feras, Keith, Ray, Robert, Stephen, Steve, Alan Yes
Wed 25-Oct      
Thu 26-Oct      
Fri 27-Oct      
Sat 28-Oct CAS STAR GAZING EVENT Yes
Sun 29-Oct      
Mon 30-Oct      
Tue 31-Oct Astrophotography Group Bob Moore, Bob Biss, Feras, Keith, Ray, Robert, Stephen, Steve, Alan Yes
Wed 01-Nov      
Thu 02-Nov      
Fri 03-Nov      
Sat 04-Nov Maintenance if required Various Members Yes
Sun 05-Nov      
Mon 06-Nov      
Tue 07-Nov Astrophotography Group Bob Moore, Bob Biss, Feras, Keith, Ray, Robert, Stephen, Steve, Alan TECHNIQUEST Yes
Wed 08-Nov   TECHNIQUEST  
Thu 09-Nov      
Fri 10-Nov      
Sat 11-Nov Maintenance if required Various Members Yes
Sun 12-Nov      
Mon 13-Nov      
Tue 14-Nov Astrophotography Group Bob Moore, Bob Biss, Feras, Keith, Ray, Robert, Stephen, Steve, Alan Yes
Wed 15-Nov      
Thu 16-Nov      
Fri 17-Nov   Observing Session  
Sat 18-Nov Maintenance if required Observing Session Yes
Sun 19-Nov      
Mon 20-Nov      
Tue 21-Nov Astrophotography Group Bob Moore, Bob Biss, Feras, Keith, Ray, Robert, Stephen, Steve, Alan Yes
Wed 22-Nov      
Thu 23-Nov      
Fri 24-Nov   Observing Session and Star Party  
Sat 25-Nov Maintenance if required Observing Session Yes
Sun 26-Nov      
Mon 27-Nov      
Tue 28-Nov Astrophotography Group Bob Moore, Bob Biss, Feras, Keith, Ray, Robert, Stephen, Steve, Alan TECHNIQUEST Yes
Wed 29-Nov   TECHNIQUEST  
Thu 30-Nov      
Fri 01-Dec      
Sat 02-Dec      
Sun 03-Dec      
Mon 04-Dec      
Tue 05-Dec Astrophotography Group Bob Moore, Bob Biss, Feras, Keith, Ray, Robert, Stephen, Steve, Alan Yes
Wed 06-Dec      
Thu 07-Dec      
Fri 08-Dec      
Sat 09-Dec      
Sun 10-Dec      
Mon 11-Dec      
Tue 12-Dec Astrophotography Group Bob Moore, Bob Biss, Feras, Keith, Ray, Robert, Stephen, Steve, Alan Yes
Wed 13-Dec      
Thu 14-Dec      
Fri 15-Dec   Observing Session  
Sat 16-Dec   Observing Session  
Sun 17-Dec      
Mon 18-Dec      
Tue 19-Dec Astrophotography Group Bob Moore, Bob Biss, Feras, Keith, Ray, Robert, Stephen, Steve, Alan Yes
Wed 20-Dec      
Thu 21-Dec      
Fri 22-Dec   Observing Session Yes
Sat 23-Dec   Observing Session Yes
Sun 24-Dec      
Mon 25-Dec      
Tue 26-Dec Astrophotography Group Bob Moore, Bob Biss, Feras, Keith, Ray, Robert, Stephen, Steve, Alan Yes
Wed 27-Dec      
Thu 28-Dec      
Fri 29-Dec      
Sat 30-Dec      
Sun 31-Dec     
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