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Stargazing and Coronavirus

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Stargazing and Coronavirus

Bath Astronomers are very active in organising meetings, public stargazing and outreach to schools and youth groups. Given the current Coronavirus situation, all events in the next 10 weeks have been cancelled and we’ll be reviewing events beyond this on a rolling basis. This will help, in a small way, the Nation’s efforts to delay…

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Starry Skies kicks off

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Starry Skies kicks off

What a lovely night down at Hutton supporting Space Detectives and the local CPRE group on promoting their Starry Skies initiative to get people in the area looking up and considering the impact of light pollution. The event took place between Hutton Village Hall and the playground of Hutton Primary School. There were 4 telescopes…

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Owen Brazell talks this month

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Owen Brazell talks this month

February’s speaker is Owen Brazell and he’ll be with us on Wednesday 26th. Start time is 7:30pm; doors open at 7:15pm. The venue is the Herschel Museum of Astronomy on New King Street, Bath. The talk is on observing planetary nebulae; the death coughs of aged stars not big enough to go bang. Owen Brazell…

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Exoplanets & The Charterhouse Exoplanet Project

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Exoplanets & The Charterhouse Exoplanet Project

Our next gathering will be on Wed 30th Oct at 7:30pm at the Museum. Doors open at 7:15pm for a 7:30pm start. The evening’s talk will be given by Mark Woodland. Mark is a Fellow of the Royal Astronomical Society and has a degree in Astrophysics from the Open University. He is a published author…

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Busy weekend of outreach

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Busy weekend of outreach

On Saturday 20th July we spent the afternoon running a stall at Corston Country Fair with telescopes, solar spectroscopy and rocket launching. The following day found us down at Maumbury Ring in Dorchester celebrating the 50th Anniversary of the Lunar landings along with friends from Wells and Mendip Astronomers and Space Detectives. The theme was…

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