Category Archives: News and Blog

North Lincs astro meeting 6th August 2018

  Dr Gareth Few from the astrophysics dept of the Hull university was the guest speaker at the North Lincolnshire astronomy society on Monday 6th Aug 2018. His in-depth talk on the origins of life was excellent , with a … Continue reading

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North Lincs astro meeting 2nd July 2018

We did some solar observing (yes we had clear skies for a change) before the North Lincolnshire astronomy society meeting for July 2018 using 2 specialist solar telescopes. We enjoyed lots of Solar activity with major prominence’s easily visible. Once … Continue reading

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North Lincs astro meeting 5th June 2018

We had a good turn out with over 25 members, regulars and visitors attend the June 2018 North Lincolnshire astronomy society meeting. The talk was by Professor Brad Gibson . Or to give his full title , Professor of Astrophysics/ Director, … Continue reading

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North Lincs Astro meeting 9th April 2018

Was a good turn out for the North Lincolnshire astronomy society meeting 9/4/18 . Thanks to Northern Optics for inviting along potential new members and providing a raffle prize, which Dennis was very happy with. Also thank you to Malcolm … Continue reading

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StarGazingLincs blog 2018

Was very kind of Paul Cotton from the East Lincs astronomy society to invite Northern Optics to attend StaGazingLincs 2018 as the optics trader for the event. It was a very well attended event with lots to do to keep … Continue reading

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North Lincs astro meeting 5th March 2018

Chris Roche gave an excellent talk called Why is the Sun hot at the North Lincs astro society at Barton Upon Humber, Far ings nature reserve for the March 2018 meeting.  As always Chris gives a very informative talk with a … Continue reading

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North Lincs astro meeting 8th January 2018

Peter Rea was the guest speaker for the Jan 2018 meeting at the North Lincs astro society . He gave us an excellent talk on Apollo 15, including the Moon walks and trips in the rover.  As with all Peter,s … Continue reading

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North Lincs astro meeting 4th December 2017

Paul Money FRAS, FBIS was the special guest speaker at the North Lincolnshire astronomy society for December 2017. His talk on images of space , part one was visually stunning, and presented in his own unique and entertaining way. As well … Continue reading

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Helios Stellar II 100mm binoculars overview and specs

Introduced in 2017 the Helios Stellar II 100mm observational binoculars are the perfect solution for long distance terrestrial, ship spotting and astronomical use. The oversized eyepieces and long eye relief make them ideal for spectacle wearers as much as non … Continue reading

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Minox BV 8×25 / 10×25 new model. Open hinge design

As from Autumn 2017 the popular Minox BV 8×25 and 10×25 now come in a new open hinge design. This now means you get the same great optics with Minox M* lens coatings in a modern housing.  Compared to years … Continue reading

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