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DIY Optics – June Monthly talk

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DIY Optics – June Monthly talk

“Rough grinding is a caveman job, so do it like a caveman. Eat well, sleep well and work like hell”. – John Dobson Pete Richardson is returning to Bath Astronomers on Wednesday 26th June at the Herschel Museum of Astronomy to talk about his efforts to emulate the telescope mirror making work of the likes of…

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Wellow open observing

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Wellow open observing

A great evening of stargazing at Wellow carpark on Saturday 8th June despite the looming longest day (shortest night) and a prominent Moon in the sky. These public events, open to all, are advertised on our Facebook page and we try to run at least monthly. The vagaries of the weather mean we pencil in…

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Junior Astronomers June

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Junior Astronomers June

The workshop on Saturday 8th June is entitled “Fun with Telescopes”. It is organised by BRLSI (Bath Royal Literature and Scientific Institute) and lead by Bath Astronomers. It runs from 1pm until 4pm for up to 24 young scientists aged 8 to 11 years. If you want to reserve yourself a place, pop along to the…

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Starlit Skies Alliance conference 2019

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Starlit Skies Alliance conference 2019

The second Starlit Skies Alliance conference takes place at Bath Royal Literature and Scientific Institute (BRLSI) on Thursday 6th June at 7pm. The conference is intended to reflect on the progress since the 2017 event and to devise joint ways forward, objectives and cooperation going forward on countering growing light pollution and worsening impact on…

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June Night Sky

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June Night Sky

Check out what to look at in the month of June. We’ve pulled together the highlights avoiding the jargon and hopefully make it easy to follow. You can download your copy here. For a more detailed description on the June night sky, you can visit SkyMaps and download their monthly guide http://www.skymaps.com/downloads.html

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