1 December 2018: New Galaxy, Double Star, and Picture of the Month. Scroll down to take a look.

27 November 2018: New observation from David Davies: NGC 188 in Cepheus.

20 November 2018: New observation from Dale Holt: NGC 678, NGC 680 and IC 1730.

13 November 2018: We have a list of speakers for our Annual Meeting 2019.

Our Publications

The Webb Deep-Sky Society has a wide range of publications on offer.

Our latest publication is the Atlas of Open Star Clusters for which we have a PDF sample of the content for you to download.

Our Annual Meeting

The date has been set for Saturday the 15th of June 2019 at our normal venue: the Institute of Astronomy in Cambridge. There's no need to book in advance. Member or not, you're all welcome to turn up on the day.

The planning is underway and there'll be more to come, so keep an eye on the Annual Meeting 2019 page.

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You can now join the Webb Deep-Sky Society online using PayPal. Options include Paper and PDF versions of the Deep-Sky Observer journal, or PDF alone for a reduced price.

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Picture of the Month: Herbig-Haro 222 in Orion

Herbig-Haro 222 (Orion Streamers) in the Orion Molecular Cloud - Image Courtesy of Steve Crouch
This image was provided courtesy of Steve Crouch.

We're venturing to the edge of the Orion Giant Molecular Cloud for an image packed with dust glowing with the energy of newly forming stars.

Galaxy of the Month: NGC 1024 in Aries

Image credit: Pan-STARRS1 Surveys
Image credit: Pan-STARRS1 Surveys

This month's trio is a challenging group of galaxies. Challenging to classify as much as to observe it would seem.

Object of the Season: The Bubble Nebula in Cassiopeia

Image credit: NASA, ESA, Hubble Heritage Team
Image credit: NASA, ESA, Hubble Heritage Team

Wolfgang Steinicke would appreciate your observations of the Bubble Nebula (NGC 7635) for his Object of the Season column in the Deep-Sky Observer.

Double Stars of the Month: STF 326 and BU 1004

Thumbnail image of a finder chart for the double star BU 1004 in Eridanus
Image credit: created with Cartes du Ciel

Bob's chosen pairs of long period binaries accompanied by distant and faint, but co-moving companions for you to pick apart this December.