A short description of the joys and challenges of astronomy from Colin Henshaw in Saudi Arabia. The night sky from Saudi does not look all that much different from that seen in the U.K. except that you have another twenty or so degrees of southern sky. At southern culmination the circumpolar constellations are upside down, […]
These photographs were taken by one of the society members Colin Henshaw who lives in Saudi Arabia. The sequence of images was taken every night for a month in June 2011, and was rather […]
A video that logs some of the great discoveries that havebeen made by the Hubble telescope. Possibly one of the most famous telescopes in history.
Interesting short film on the objectives of the Hubble Telescope Is time travel possible? This is a documentary (45 minutes) from National Geographic entitled Time Travel – The Truth
This is a full length documentary (45 minutes) about black holes made and televised by National Geographic Channel.
Interesting video about how the meteor was observed prior to it landing
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