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Talk by Mary McIntyre "Constellations: From Mythology to Modern Day”.

Wednesday 28th April – Monthly meeting.

This month's talk will be given by Mary McIntyre. Mary is a well renown astro artist and astrophotographer. The talk is entitled "Constellations: From Mythology to Modern Day”.

Humans have studied the night sky since the dawn of time. This talk covers some of the mythological stories behind the constellations, how they were named and some of the superstitions surrounding astronomical events. It then goes on to talk about how we view constellations in the modern day, including the science of stars and star clusters

The format is open and comprises an update for the month and a talk on an astronomy topic within the reach of amateurs.

Bath Astronomers monthly meeting for all members and new comers to meet up, enjoy perhaps a new topic and a cup of tea and a biscuit. Held on the last Wednesday of every month online or at the Herschel Museum of Astronomy, 19 New King Street.

Due to COVID-19, this talk will be held online via Zoom

Members receive details of the Zoom meeting by email. Members of the public are welcome to join, just request the Zoom details by emailing hello@bathastronomers.org.uk

Date: Wednesday, 28 April 2021
Commences at 7:30PM and due to end by 9:00PM
Anticipated duration of the event is 1.5 hours


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