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Picture of child at telescope

Stargazing LIVE returns to BBC Two between the 16th-18th of January 2012.  In 2011 the series, presented by Professor Brian Cox,  was a huge success and inspired over 300 Stargazing events run by amateur societies up and down the country and included sidewalk astronomy, star parties and talks and presentations. In 2012 the BBC is again inviting astronomy societies and…

Artists impression of an Exoplanet orbiting a star

Congratulations to Guildford AS which is one of the first UK societies to have detected the light signature of an exoplanet orbiting a star.  This is a fantastic achievement.  The following repot was provided by Tony Marsh. An exoplanet is a planet going round another star rather than the Sun. Nobody including the Hubble Space Telescope can yet take a…

Picture of an Apollo launch

Welcome to a brand new SAGAS website. It is hard to beat the thrill of launching a brand new web site - it is almost as exciting as your first sight of the rings of Saturn or capturing your CCD image of a first spiral galaxy. So here it is! We are not only changing the look and feel of…

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