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Welcome to the members' gallery of Bridgend Astronomical Society! The pictures below have been uploaded by our members. Click any image for a larger picture. If you would like to upload your own image, click here.

This was taken with a standard Sony DSLR camera over Pencoed.

Saturn taken using a Samsung Galaxy S4.

International Space Station trail over Pencoed.

Jupiter taken over Pencoed using a Sony DSLR camera with a zoom lens.

Mars over Pencoed, taken with a Sony DSLR camera and zoom lens.

Transit of Venus in 2004.

Comet Hale-Bopp taken in 1997.

Comet Hale-Bopp in 1997 with clearly visible blue ion trail.

ISS trail fading into shadow of the Earth over Pencoed.

Star chart of Cassiopeia showing position of comet.

Stargazing Live Event at the National Museum of Wales, Saturday January 16th 2016

BAS at Stargazing Live Event at National Museum of Wales. Keith Pearson cheerily looks after the stand.

Awe and wonder at the BAS stand at Stargazing Live.

BAS Education Officer Jon Laver teaches telescope skills to a budding young scientist of the future!

Dave McCormick, Keith Pearson and Jon Laver engaging with members of the public.

Finally a photo of the main hall which is full of astronomy stands! Tony Sanders was the photographer for the last three photos in this set while Jon was responsible for the first three.

1999 full solar eclipse, from Trelowarren by Jon Laver. LX200-10"

Lunar Eclipse

Long Exposure of the International Space Station passing over Pontyclun

Meteorite samples at a recent meeting. Some as old as 4.5 billion years!