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Telescope Workshop – 30th March

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Telescope Workshop – 30th March

We are planning a workshop at Tunley Recreation Centre in the village of Tunley southwest of Bath. It is on Saturday 30th March and kicks off at 7:30pm 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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Messier Marathon – 9th March

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Messier Marathon – 9th March

Update 9th March 17:00 – Forecast 100% cloud cover so it will be a talk and a meet up only tonight. Unlikely to see stars unless you bang your head. Bath Astronomers are invited to join Wells and Mendip Astronomers and Tiverton and Mid Devon Astronomical Society at their joint Messier Marathon evening at Charterhouse…

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Measuring the Universe

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Measuring the Universe

From the Local Group through to the Hubble Flow. A talk by Abi Chown, from the University of Bath. Thursday 28th February at 7:30pm at the Herschel Museum of Astronomy, 19 New King Street. To us on Earth, the night sky looks two dimensional. We can see a beautiful blanket of stars above us and…

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Stargazing @ the Museum

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Stargazing @ the Museum

A family friendly event run in collaboration with the Herschel Museum of Astronomy on Friday 15th February from 6pm until 9pm. We hope to get out in the garden and see the craters on the terminator of the waxing Moon and at some of the brighter objects in the sky that resist being outshone by…

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Star Count 2019

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Star Count 2019

Are you going to get involved in Star Count 2019? It has been a few years since the Campaign to Protect Rural England ran a national census of the sky darkness. The Survey is open to all and runs between 2nd and 23rd February. Due to the Moon, it is best to have your count…

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