Sky Notes - March 2021

In this month's edition:

  • Planetary Skylights 
  • Meteors
  • March 2021 Sky Charts
  • Vesta at opposition in Leo

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There will be no formal society meeting in March or April ... [Read more about Spring Society Meetings and Observatory Open Nights. ]

Having ridden with the charioteer-Auriga in last month's edition, this time we are going to take a stroll with the celestial brothers in arms; the heavenly twins of Castor and Pollux, otherwise known as Gemini, one of the oldest of constellations. [Read more about The Heavenly Twins - Gemini]

The Way Ahead

The roadmap to freedom has been laid out by the government, but will we be able to meet sooner ... or later. [Read more about The Way Ahead]

NASA's latest Mars rover, Perseverance, has successfully landed on Mars following a nail biting descent into Jezero crater; hope you watched it. Its mission will shortly commence in earnest, but what will Perseverance discover? Will it stay the distance?  Will its clingon fly? All these questions, and hopefully numerous others, are going to be answered over the coming year...or so.  [Read more about Will Perseverance Pay Off?]

Just a reminder that society subs for the coming year will be void.