Category Archives: Useful Resources

Hibaldstow Astronomy society

The Hibaldstow astronomy society is a small and friendly group that meets every month at the Church hall. See their website HERE Hibaldstow is a delightful countryside village to the east of Scunthorpe and has easy access to nearby major … Continue reading

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East Midlands Stargazers forum

The East Midlands Stargazers is a friendly forum for astronomers. Whether you are a beginner or seasoned pro , there will be a section for you. It is not just for astronomy. There are sections where you can discuss off … Continue reading

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Where can I buy telescope eyepieces near Hull

Northern Optics have a weekend outlet at Barton Upon Humber , just a few miles from Hull. Here you will find a good selection of telescope accessories, including barlow lenses, eyepieces, filters and eyepieces. Also on display will be a … Continue reading

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North Lincs astro meeting . 3rd January 2014

The North Lincs astronomy society met at Ness End reserve near Barton Upon Humber on the 3rd January 2013. The highlight of the night was a talk by Paul Cotton on astro photography. This was aimed at all members from … Continue reading

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Telescope shops in Scunthorpe

Your telescope dealer for Scunthorpe is Northern Optics.  For customers who live in the Scunthorpe area, the price includes delivery in person, set up and tutorial on how to use and how to get the best out of your telescope. … Continue reading

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Northern Optics and accessories

Northern Optics offer a great range of binoculars and telescope accessories.  A good selection of stock is available for you to try before you buy each weekend at the Waters` Edge visitor centre at Barton Upon Humber , North Lincolnshire , and … Continue reading

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What is the widest crater on the visible side of the Moon

The largest crater we can see on the Moon from the Earth is Clavius. At 225 km wide and 35 km deep, it is a truly massive crater that would cover a large part of the UK. Binoculars show it … Continue reading

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Where can I buy telescope accessories in Lincolnshire

Not everyone likes to shop online. Some prefer to buy over the counter face to face. Northern Optics is the place in North Lincolnshire to buy telescope accessories. So whether you are looking for an eyepiece, balow lens, filter or … Continue reading

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Hawke Binoculars

Hawke Optics Binoculars offer a great range to cater for all uses and budgets.  Ultra compact 25mm binoculars , medium 32-43mm up to the heavy 8×56 and 10×56. The larger models are perfect for hunting and low light observations, while … Continue reading

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How far is the Sun from the Earth

The Sun is approx 93 million miles from the Earth. This distance is also reffered to as one Astronomical Unit or One AU

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