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Pint and a Planet at the Packhorse

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Pint and a Planet at the Packhorse

Date: Thursday 6th September at the Packhorse Inn, Old School Hill, South Stoke, Bath. Time: 8:30pm 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…

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Family friendly observing at Roundhill

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Family friendly observing at Roundhill

With the evenings getting darker, we are planning to run a night’s public observing from Roundhill on either Friday 14th or Saturday 15th September dependent on weather. This high point near the centre of Bath gives good all round views and convenient access to the skies for those new to looking up and wondering at…

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27th July Lunar Eclipse

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27th July Lunar Eclipse

The Herschel Museum of Astronomy is opening its doors on Friday 27th July from 8:30pm until 11:00pm to observe the night sky from the precincts of the Museum. The evening will feature the Total Lunar Eclipse when the Moon will turn Blood Red. That event should be observable from the UK from 9:15pm in the…

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Monthly Meeting 28th June – Solar observing

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Monthly Meeting 28th June – Solar observing

Astronomy doesn’t have to end at dawn. The daytime often allows viewing of the Moon, bright planets, bright stars, and, of course, the Sun. Hopefully all know that looking directly at the Sun isn’t a clever idea and can damage your eyes but using an optical device can speed up the damage and its severity…

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Solar Observing @ Herschel Museum of Astronomy

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Solar Observing @ Herschel Museum of Astronomy

Organised by: Bath Preservation Trust and volunteers from BPT, Wiltshire Astronomical Society and the William Herschel Society. From 10:30 until 17:00 (subject to weather), there will be one or more solar telescopes at 19 New King Street.   Solar telescopes will be set up in the garden of 19 New King Street so that visitors…

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