Doors open at 7:30 for the meeting due to start at 8:00 but several club members
and friends gather before this to have a drink and chat in the bar.
Following welcome announcements we have a guest speaker who speaks on the subject
of the evening for about 45 - 60 minutes. This is followed by questions relating
to the talk.
Announcements about forthcoming events follow.
You can then choose from the following activities:
If the weather is clear telescopes and binoculars brought by members are set up outside
for some observation. Members doing so will be pleased to share their scopes with
If you need help with some equipment then now is your chance to bring it in. Others
in our club will be more than willing to help you . Don’t be shy, we get just as
excited about a telescope bought at the charity shop for £20 as we do one costing
many times more.
Just socialise with others - about anything!
We look forward to seeing you.
Solar Eclipse 20 March 2015
Result - we saw the Eclipse!
The predicted chance of seeing the solar eclipse in WGC was almost zero.
But when the eclipsed sun appeared briefly at 9.31am through the cloud there was
a shriek of elation in the gathered crowd.
Then again moments later at 9.34. It was worth it! (Any more photos - just send them