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Monthly Meeting for October

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Monthly Meeting for October

The second meeting of the Bath Astronomers this fresh season is to take place on Thursday 25th October at 7:30pm. The venue this month is going to be the Star Vault in the Herschel Museum of Astronomy at 19 New King Street. This month Simon Holbeche is going to give us a guide to comets….

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Meteors and Misconceptions: Teacher CPD

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Meteors and Misconceptions: Teacher CPD

A free CPD workshop for teachers and educators as part of World Space Week to inspire colleagues in developing children’s understanding of Space. We invite you to come to explore different ways to address common space education misconceptions and gain insight on different teaching activities and approaches. The workshop runs from 4 to 5.30 pm on Wednesday…

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Postponed – Family friendly stargazing at Roundhill, Bath

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Postponed – Family friendly stargazing at Roundhill, Bath

Update 11th Oct: The weather forecasts for 12/13th October are both overcast with a high possibility of rain. Hence we are going to postpone the event to a future date.   Bath Astronomers last visited Roundhill for public observing back in February and subject to clear weather we plan to carrying binoculars and telescopes to…

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October Night Sky

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October Night Sky

October brings us darker skies and more importantly it brings them earlier; especially with the clocks moving from British Summer Time back to Universal Time at the end of the month. Our stargazers guide is intended to help you get out and looking up. This month promises the opposition of Uranus and a close-ish encounter…

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Pint and a Planet at the Packhorse

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Pint and a Planet at the Packhorse

Date: Thursday 4th October at the Packhorse Inn, Old School Hill, South Stoke, Bath. Time: 8:00pm until closing. The General Manager, James, of the Packhorse Inn has been kind enough to allow us to use the garden of the pub to set up telescopes and show the clientele the late summer skies above Somerset. All are…

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