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Total Lunar Eclipse

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Total Lunar Eclipse

In the early hours of Monday 21st January 2019 there will be a Total Lunar Eclipse visible from the UK… just. It begins at 02:36 UTC and ends at 07:48 UTC with a total duration of 5 hours and 12 minutes. The peak of totality is 05:12 UTC. By the end of the eclipse, the…

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Pint and a Planet at the Packhorse Inn – Postponed

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Pint and a Planet at the Packhorse Inn – Postponed

Update: The weather forecast for the evening is full cloud cover and so there will be no chance of observing the sky this evening and so we’ll be postponing the event to January. We’ll be at the bar during the evening so spot our tops and pop over and say hello.   Date: Thursday 6th…

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November – Intro to Spectroscopy

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November – Intro to Spectroscopy

Thursday 29th Nov – Making Rainbows. Beginner’s guide to spectroscopy, Hugh Allen. A delightful blend of practical spectroscopy and inspirational examples of what can be achieved as a keen hobbyist and a bit of practice. Hugh has been breaking starlight into its component parts for many years checking the work of professional scientists and working…

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Pint and a Planet at the Packhorse

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Pint and a Planet at the Packhorse

Date: Sunday 11th November at the Packhorse Inn, Old School Hill, South Stoke, Bath. Time: 7:30pm until closing. We have postponed from Thursday 8th to Sunday 11th November due to weather forecast. The General Manager, James, of the Packhorse Inn has been kind enough to invite us back to use the garden of the pub to…

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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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