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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.

International Space Station trail over Pencoed.

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

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!

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!

Andromeda Galaxy

Orion nebula

Milky way

Long exposure of the International Space Station taken from Pontyclun. Taken as the ISS released the Cargo capsule which can be seen as a second trail in front of the ISS. Jupiter also in the frame.

Our Chairman Stephen Radford pictured with Dr Jana Horak at one of our talks last season on the topic of Meteorites - A fantastic talk that was very popular with our members!

Stargazing event at Cardiff Museum earlier this year

Development of our observation site was completed earlier this year.

Open day event at BDMES

Our virtual reality solar system tour was very popular with visitors to our stand at the Bridgend Country Show!

Comet 46P Wirtanen captured and shared to our Facebook page by Martin Griffiths of Dark Sky Wales. Wow!