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Date

Allsky images
Alan Smith et al
23 June 2018 - 10 September 2021
Nebulae
Various
1994 - 07 September 2021
Planets
Various
19 October 2000 - 05 September 2021
Star clusters
Various
1994 - 27 August 2021
The Sun
Various
25 January 1984 - 19 August 2021
Meteors
Various
26 October 1973 - 16 August 2021
Noctilucent clouds
Various
28 June 1993 - 06 July 2021
Novae & supernovae
Various
17 September 1978 - 15 June 2021
Solar partial eclipse
Various
10 June 2021
Atmospheric phenomena
Various
03 March 1980 - 29 May 2021
Passage of the Dragon Crew Capsule
Nigel Evans
30 May 2020 & 02 May 2021
Galaxies
Various
1994 - 16 April 2021
Starlink satellites
Nigel Evans et al
04 January 2020 - 30 March 2021
The Moon
Various
13 November 1983 - 20 February 2021
Variable nebulae
Mike Harlow
08 April 2008 - 01 February 2021
Planetary and lunar groupings
Various
01 June 1980 - 25 December 2020
Comet C/2020 M3 (ATLAS)
Nigel Evans
18 November 2020
Martian moon Deimos
Nigel Evans
10 & 26 October 2020
Near Earth Objects (NEOs)
Nigel Evans, Mike Harlow
07 January 2008 - 24 September 2020
International Space Station (ISS)
Martin Cook et al
06 August 2013 - 11 August 2020
Comet C/2020 F3 (NEOWISE)
Various
06-30 July 2020
Comet C/2019 Y4 (ATLAS)
Nigel Evans
17 March - 20 May 2020
Comet C/2020 F8 (SWAN)
Nigel Evans
20 May 2020
Close approach of Venus to the Pleiades
Various
31 March - 04 April 2020
Kuiper belt objects
Mike Harlow, Nigel Evans
23 May 2009 - 26 March 2020
Comet C/2017 T2 (PanSTARRS)
Mike Harlow, Nigel Evans
29 November 2019 - 24 March 2020
Geostationary satellites
Nigel Evans
08 October 2004 - 02 March 2020
Lunar penumbral eclipse
Roger Driver, Andy Gibbs
10 January 2020
Solargraph
John Hughes
22 June - 22 December 2019
Globular cluster G1 in orbit around M31
Nigel Evans
02 December 2019
Transit of Mercury
James Appleton et al
11 November 2019
Australian skies
Neil J Short
19 September 2019
Cataclysmic variables
Mike Harlow
23 March - 07 September 2019
Lunar partial eclipse
Various
16 July 2019
Solar total eclipse
Paul Whiting, FRAS
02 July 2019
Evolution of a solar prominence
Martin Cook
19-22 April 2019
Grazing lunar occultations
Various
21 October 1974 - 26 March 2019
Comet C/2018 Y1 (Iwamoto)
Nigel Evans
26 February 2019
Stellar proper motions
Nigel Evans
13 September 2015 - 24 February 2019
Lunar total eclipse
Various
21 January 2019
Aurorae
Various
13 March 1989 - 13 January 2019
Comet 46P/Wirtanen
Various
06 February 2008 - 24 December 2018
Southern star fields seen from La Palma
Nigel Evans
16 May 2018
New Zealand skies
Neil J Short
07-22 April 2018
Double quasar, QSO0957+561
Nigel Evans
17-18 April 2018
Motion of asteroid 1981 Midas
Nigel Evans
19 March 2018
Variable star Mira (ο Cet)
Joe Startin
18 August 2012 - 12 February 2018
Full moon and lunar total eclipse
Various
31 January 2018
Motion of asteroid 3200 Phaethon
Nigel Evans
16 December 2017
Occultation of UCAC4-410-143659 by Triton
Mike O'Mahony
05 October 2017
The Milky Way
Various
31 July 2006 - 25 August 2017
Solar total eclipse
Paul Whiting, FRAS, et al
21 August 2017
Supermoon
David Murton, Mike O'Mahony
13 November 2016
Constellations and star trails
Various
31 October 1997 - 30 September 2016
Satellites
David Murton, Kevin Fulcher
08 August 2015 - 04 June 2016
Transit of Mercury
James Appleton et al
09 May 2016
Evolution of solar prominences
David Murton
02-03 April 2016
Solar total eclipse
Paul Whiting, FRAS, Nigel Evans
09 March 2016
Comet C/2013 US10 (Catalina)
David Murton
09 December 2015 - 15 January 2016
Variable stars
Mike Nicholls
04 July 1980 - 29 December 2015
Lunar total eclipse
David Murton et al
28 September 2015
Project Cepheus
Mike Harlow
20 May - 11 August 2015
Solar total eclipse
Andy Gibbs et al
20 March 2015
Solar analemma
Alan Smith
18 February 2014 - 18 February 2015
Comet C/2014 Q2 (Lovejoy)
David Murton et al
03 January - 18 February 2015
Winter 2014-15 sky darkness survey
Paul Whiting, FRAS
19 August 2014 - 26 January 2015
Albireo
Kev Fulcher
25 September 2014
Comet C/2014 E2 (Jacques)
David Murton
16-23 August 2014
Distance of Mars
Mike O'Mahony
01 April - 17 July 2014
Uranus, Neptune and Pluto
Mike Harlow
28 December 2013 - 02 June 2014
Estimate of the speed of light by Rømer's method
James Appleton et al
01 November 2012 - 18 May 2014
Spectroscopic observations
Mike Harlow, Mike O'Mahony
09 January - 13 November 2013
Comet C/2011 L4 (PANSTARRS)
Mike Harlow, Andrew Robertson
13 March - 14 May 2013
Comet C/2012 S1 (ISON)
Mike Harlow
17 January - 02 May 2013
Solar total eclipse
Paul Whiting, FRAS, Nigel Evans
14 November 2012
Comet 168P/Hergenrother
Mike Harlow
14 October 2012
Transit of Venus
James Appleton et al
06 June 2012
Astronomical images on Flickr
Ben Jarvis
2011
Sketches of Jupiter 2011-12
Neil Morley, Dale Holt
20 October - 23 November 2011
Lunar total eclipse
Paul Whiting, FRAS
15 June 2011
Solar partial eclipse
Ted Sampson
04 January 2011
Solar total eclipse
Paul Whiting, FRAS
11 July 2010
Opposition loop of Mars
James Appleton
17 January - 16 June 2010
Planetary nebulae Abell 2 and Abell 3
Mike Harlow
20 September 2009
Solar total eclipse
Paul Whiting, FRAS
22 July 2009
Comet 29P/Schwassmann-Wachmann 1
Mike Harlow
24 January 2008 - 03 January 2009
Comet C/2006 OF2 (Broughton)
Mike Harlow
02-11 October 2008
Solar total eclipse
Paul Whiting, FRAS, et al
01 August 2008
Comet C/2008 C1 (Chen-Gao)
Mike Harlow
04 February - 31 March 2008
Comet 17P/Holmes
Mike Harlow et al
27 October 2007 - 26 February 2008
Comet 8P/Tuttle
Mike Harlow
15 November - 12 December 2007
Lunar occultations of planets
Various
02 March 1974 - 22 May 2007
Lunar total eclipse and the Danjon Scale of brightness
Paul Whiting, FRAS et al
03 March 2007
Naked eye & binocular observations of Mercury
James Appleton et al
02 - 11 February 2007
Comet C/2006 P1 (McNaught)
Mike Harlow
10 January 2007
Comet C/2006 M4 (Swan)
Mike Harlow
02 November 2006
Solar total eclipse
Paul Whiting, FRAS
29 March 2006
Solar annular eclipse
Paul Whiting, FRAS, Nigel Evans
03 October 2005
Comet C/2004 Q2 (Machholz)
Mike Harlow, Dave McCracken
26 December 2004 - 12 January 2005
Transit of Venus
James Appleton et al
08 June 2004
Gemini observing project
James Appleton et al
28 December 2003 - 01 March 2004
Solar annular eclipse
Dave McCracken et al
31 May 2003
Transit of Mercury
James Appleton et al
07 May 2003
Pleiades observing project
James Appleton
18 October - 09 December 2002
Solar total eclipse
Nigel Evans, Paul Whiting
04 December 2002
Analysis of lunar occultations
James Appleton
11 November 1992 - 12 September 2002
Comet 153P/Ikeya-Zhang
Nigel Evans
07-09 April 2002
Solar annular eclipse
Mike Harlow et al
14 December 2001
Solar total eclipse
Mike Harlow, Sue Brown
21 June 2001
Space shuttle
Nigel Evans
11 February 2000 & 16-17 February 2001
Lunar total eclipse
Nigel Evans
09 January 2001
Solar active region AR9169
Pete Richards, Nick Sullivan
25 September 2000
Leonid meteor shower
Neil Morley et al
17-19 November 1999
Solar total eclipse
Nigel Evans et al
11 August 1999
Leonid meteor shower
Mike Harlow et al
16-18 November 1998
Solar annular eclipse
Mike Harlow
22 August 1998
Solar total eclipse
Mike Harlow
26 February 1998
Mutual phenomena of Galilean satellites
James Appleton
25 September 1997
Comet C/1995 O1 (Hale-Bopp)
Mike Harlow et al
15 October 1996 - 31 March 1997
Comet C/1996 Q1 (Tabur)
Mike Harlow
18 October 1996
Solar partial eclipse
Mike Harlow
12 October 1996
Lunar total eclipses
Mike Harlow
03 April & 27 September 1996
Comet C/1996 B2 (Hyakutake)
Mike Harlow et al
07-31 March 1996
Solar total eclipse
Pete Richards
11 July 1991
Comet C/1990 K1 (Levy)
David Payne, Roy Adams
13 July - 21 August 1990
Occultation Of 28 Sagittarii By Titan
Alan Smith, Martin Cook
03 July 1989
Tour of the solar system in one evening
David Payne
03-05 May 1989
Evolution of a sunspot group
Roy Adams
22 October - 22 November 1988
Mars at opposition
David Payne
01 October - 16 November 1988
Sunspots
Roy Adams
21 January 1988
Sagittarius
David Payne
03-04 July 1987
Comet C/1986 V1 (Sorrells)
Mike Harlow
12 December 1986
Lunar total eclipse
Mike Harlow
17 October 1986
Comet C/1986 P1 (Wilson)
Mike Harlow
10 August - 07 September 1986
Pluto
David Payne
26 April 1984 - 18 May 1986
Comet 1P/Halley
Various
05 October 1985 - 17 April 1986
Miscellaneous observations
David Payne
February - March 1986
Fireballs
David Barnard et al
30 July 1973 - 12 January 1986
Start of a sunspot cycle?
Roy Adams
24 April 1985
Mercury, Venus & Mars
David Payne
17 March 1985
Solar partial eclipse
Roy Gooding
30 May 1984
Venus, Jupiter and Saturn
Carl Cornish
16 February - 28 December 1983
Comet C/1983 H1 (IRAS-Araki-Alcock)
David Barnard
07-10 May 1983
Sunspots
C R Baldry
10 February - 23 March 1980
Comet 38P/Stephan-Oterma
Roy Adams
30 November 1980
Miscellaneous observations
Robert Townsend
10-11 May 1980
Sunspots
Roy Adams
22 September - 24 October 1978
Solar partial eclipse
Alan Smith
29 April 1976
Lunar total eclipse
Alan Smith
18 November 1975
Sunspots
Roy Cheesman, John Deans
25 June - 23 August 1975
Transient Lunar Phenomena
John Deans
21 February - 19 June 1975
Appulse of Saturn and SAO 79057
John Deans
11 January 1975
Variable stars
Tom Cardot, David Barnard
20 June - 14 November 1974
PAGEOS balloon-satellite
Roy Cheesman
18 October 1972