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A Life on Mars

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A Life on Mars

November’s talk is to be given by Bud Martin Budzynski. Starts at 7:30pm on Wednesday 25th November after the AGM (starts at 7:00pm). We take a look at the personalities, speculations and theories that have contributed to our changing views of the Red Planet over the last 150 years. From the sublime to the ridiculous,…

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Dr Becky – 18th Nov

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Dr Becky – 18th Nov

Wednesday 18th November at 7pm, Dr Becky Smethurst will be giving the Caroline Herschel Prize Lecture. The lecture will be online and is entitled “Supermassive Black Holes: The Ultimate Galaxy Killers?” Dr Becky was awarded the Caroline Herschel Prize Lectureship earlier this year and we had been hoping she would be able to join us…

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Two Eyes are better than One

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Two Eyes are better than One

Wednesday 28th October 7:30pm – BA Monthly online gathering stars Stephen Tonkin and his talk on binocular astronomy. Two Eyes are Better than One. Steve Tonkin has been an amateur astronomer since childhood and now spends most of his time doing astronomical outreach; he leads public observing sessions at BBC Stargazing Live events. He has…

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Observing the Planets talk

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Observing the Planets talk

Mark Radice joins us on Wednesday 30th September at 7:30pm to give us a wonderful talk. “Observing the Planets” describes the joy of observing the planets and includes Mark’s images and sketches from many years of practical observing. It also includes images when Mark observed every planet in the solar system (and the Moon, Sun,…

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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 15th July at 7:30pm and will be an online Zoom meeting. As Jupiter and Saturn are getting big and bright, we’ll dwell on the current sky so people can pop outside after…

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