Check out our album of official AstroFest photography, taken by the brilliant Max Alexander!
Astronomy Now's equpiment consultant Nick Howes checks out Lunt Solar Systems' products.
Astronomy Now's equpiment consultant Nick Howes checks out the Skywatcher EQ8 on Optical Vision Ltd's stand at AstroFest 2011.
Richard from AstroTrac presents the new TT320X-AG and a prototype EQ mount that will be launched at NEAF in April 2011!
Steve Chambers from Atik Cameras talks about their new high res CCD chips and more
We hope you've all recovered from AstroFest and have lots of wonderful memories of the two days. We'd love to hear what you thought of the event, so please do get in touch.... either by leaving a comment here, on our Facebook Page or via the #astrofest feed on Twitter, or by emailing us at web2011[AT]astronomynow[DOT]com.
We'll be including some of your comments when we come to write our full report in the April issue of Astronomy Now magazine!
Well, the final purchases are being made as the doors close on AstroFest 2011. It's been an absolutely fantastic two days, thank you to everyone involved - especially you guys for coming! We still have a number of video blog entries to edit and upload, but in the meantime, check out our latest photo album here!
I think we've all deserved that drink now... I'm off to the Tweetup at The Devonshire Arms just down the road, see you there!
Professor Brian Cox was kept busy for several hours signing his book Wonders of the Solar System. I was lucky enough to be in the room helping with the signings, but I hear the queue wrapped around the exhibition, down the stairs, and out of the front door! Brian also delivered an excellent talk to a packed out conference hall on the Large Hadron Collider and particle physics.