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8 Great Astronomers

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8 Great Astronomers

On Wednesday 29th April, Bob Mizon is kindly delivering a talk entitled ‘8 Great Astronomers’. Some might be challenged to name 8 astronomers. Others may not be able to whittle down the list they know of from antiquity to present day to just give us 8. Which 8 would you pick? Fred Hoyle? Mary Somerville?…

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Getting to grips with the night sky

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Getting to grips with the night sky

A talk on the night sky, how to get more involved in stargazing and ideas for enjoying astronomy. It takes place on Wednesday 6th May at 7:30pm and will be an online Zoom meeting. All are welcome from beginners upwards. It is intended to show you the simple science of the night skies above your…

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Star Count 2020

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Star Count 2020

Are you going to get involved in Star Count 2020? It is the Campaign to Protect Rural England (CPRE) national census of the sky darkness. It ran last year after a gap of a few years and had an amazing response. The Survey is open to all and runs between 21st and 28th February 2020….

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Telescope Workshop

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Telescope Workshop

We are planning a workshop at Tunley Recreation Centre in the village of Tunley southwest of Bath. It is on Saturday 25th January and kicks off at 6pm for 2 hours or so. If the weather is clear, we’ll set up telescopes outside as well. This Bring Your Own telescope event is intended to help…

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Getting to Grips with the night sky

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Getting to Grips with the night sky

Wednesday 22nd January 2020 from 7:00pm until 9pm at the Herschel Museum of Astronomy, A talk on the night sky, how to get more involved in stargazing and ideas for enjoying astronomy. All are welcome from beginners upwards. It is intended to show you the simple science of the night skies above your head and…

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