Category Archives: News and Blog

North Lincs astro meeting. 7th January 2019

The North Lincolnshire astronomy society welcomed 2019 with a quiz night. Despite some suspect allocation of team numbers, it was the lesser headed old boys and wrinklies that proved 4 heads were better than 6, and came out on top. … Continue reading

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North Lincs Astro meeting . 3rd December 2018

20 members / regulars were in attendance for the North Lincolnshire astronomy society meeting on Monday 3rd December 2018. Where we was treated to a stunning practical , video, audio presentation about the Gemini mission by John Dunthorne. In particular … Continue reading

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North Lincolnshire astronomy society. Monthly meetings

The North Lincs astro society meet once a month at the Far Ings Nature reserve, Far Ings road, Barton Upon Humber DN18 5RG. These meetings take place on the 1st Monday of each month. Unless it falls on a Bank … Continue reading

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North Lincs astro meeting 5th November 2018

Paul Money was the guest speaker at the North Lincs astro society meeting on Monday 5th Nov 2018. Despite a few no doubt enjoying bonfire night with their families, a good turn out of 20 were treated to an excellent … Continue reading

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Hawke Nature Trek 8×42 binoculars. Customers choice for general use

A customer who visited the Northern Optics weekend outlet at the Waters` edge visitor centre at Barton Upon Humber, Lincolnshire was very happy with his purchase of the Hawke Nature-Trek 8×42 binoculars. After trying the smaller 8×32 and 10x32s, the … Continue reading

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Hawke Endurance ED 12×50 binoculars. Ideal for long distance viewing

Always good to see returning customers at theĀ Northern Optics weekend outlet. Some time ago a keen bird watcher bought a set of Hawke Endurance (old model) 8×32 binoculars which gave a sharp wide view. But needed a second set to … Continue reading

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Skywatcher UWA-82 Nirvana-ES wide angle eyepieces

Available from Northern OpticsĀ , the Skywatcher Nirvana-ES UWA-82 eyepieces are the latest version of the older Nirvana range. The 1.25″ range come in 4,7 and 16mm. Although they use the same optics and coatings, the over all design is different. … Continue reading

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North Lincs astro meeting. 1st October 2018

18 people attended the Oct 2018 meeting at the North Lincolnshire astronomy society, where regular member and in-house speaker Chris Roche gave an excellent talk on Vulcanism in the Solar system. This included, not only planets, but their Moons. In … Continue reading

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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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