‘Messenger’ No. 8 and No. 9 published

The eighth and ninth issues of Messenger, the Mercury & Venus newsletter, are now online. Issue No. 8 (October 2021) features an article by Peter Tickner about his experiments with filters to obtain better images of Venus in the UV and IR ranges.

Issue No. 9 (March 2022) discusses developments with the Parker Solar Probe, which flew by Venus on 20 February. Chris Hooker also gives an overview of conditions for observing Mercury.

Both issues are available for download by members only.

Teaser image: Venus Night And Day: Observation of Venus by Peter Tickner, 2022 Feb 27 – 08:00, Berkshire

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