Programme

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Sep
9
Mon
2019
A history of astronomical societies @ Main hall
Sep 9 @ 8:00 pm – 10:00 pm

A talk by Dr Allan Chapman from the University of Oxford, followed by a tea break and members after tea talks.

Sep
23
Mon
2019
Beginners meeting @ Main hall
Sep 23 @ 8:00 pm – 10:00 pm

Talks by the more experienced society members on “Neptune & Uranus”, “Goto Telescopes” and “The 1796 Transit of Venus”.
There is a tea break after the first talk.

Sep
30
Mon
2019
Observing evening @ Frilford Heath Glof Club Driving Range.
Sep 30 @ 8:00 pm

See here for details.

Oct
1
Tue
2019
Observing evening @ Frilford Heath Glof Club Driving Range.
Oct 1 @ 8:00 pm

See here for details.

Oct
2
Wed
2019
Observing evening @ Frilford Heath Glof Club Driving Range.
Oct 2 @ 8:00 pm

See here for details.

Oct
14
Mon
2019
The Gaia instrument @ Main hall
Oct 14 @ 8:00 pm – 10:00 pm

A talk by a member of the Centre for Electronic Imaging (Open University), followed by a tea break and members after tea talks.

Oct
21
Mon
2019
Beginners meeting @ Main hall
Oct 21 @ 8:00 pm – 10:00 pm

Talks by the more experienced society members on “Meteorites”, “The Mercury Transit” and “Collimating telescopes”.
There is a tea break after the first talk.

Oct
28
Mon
2019
Observing evening @ Frilford Heath Glof Club Driving Range.
Oct 28 @ 8:00 pm

See here for details.

Oct
29
Tue
2019
Observing evening @ Frilford Heath Glof Club Driving Range.
Oct 29 @ 8:00 pm

See here for details.

Oct
30
Wed
2019
Observing evening @ Frilford Heath Glof Club Driving Range.
Oct 30 @ 8:00 pm

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Nov
11
Mon
2019
MeerKAT @ Main hall
Nov 11 @ 8:00 pm – 10:00 pm

A talk by Dr. Ian Heywood, from the University of Oxford, on the MeerKAT telescope, followed by a tea break and members after tea talks.

Nov
18
Mon
2019
AAS Social Evening @ Main hall
Nov 18 @ 8:00 pm – 10:00 pm

A dinner at the The Pack Horse Inn, Abingdon Rd, Milton Hill, Abingdon OX13 6AG.

Details to be announced at the main and beginners meetings.

Nov
25
Mon
2019
Observing evening @ Frilford Heath Glof Club Driving Range.
Nov 25 @ 8:00 pm

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Nov
26
Tue
2019
Observing evening @ Frilford Heath Glof Club Driving Range.
Nov 26 @ 8:00 pm

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Nov
27
Wed
2019
Observing evening @ Frilford Heath Glof Club Driving Range.
Nov 27 @ 8:00 pm

See here for details.

Dec
9
Mon
2019
Observing the Herschel 400 @ Main hall
Dec 9 @ 8:00 pm – 10:00 pm

A talk by Mr. Jonathan Gale from Wiltshire AS, followed by a tea break and members after tea talks.

Dec
16
Mon
2019
Beginners meeting @ Main hall
Dec 16 @ 8:00 pm – 10:00 pm

Talks by the more experienced society members on “Women and astronomy” and “White Dwarfs” and “Double stars”. There is a tea break after the first talk.

Jan
13
Mon
2020
Dark Matter @ Main hall
Jan 13 @ 8:00 pm – 10:00 pm

A talk by Professor Justin Read from University of Surry, followed by a tea break and members after tea talks.

Jan
20
Mon
2020
Beginners meeting @ Main hall
Jan 20 @ 8:00 pm – 10:00 pm

Talks by the more experienced society members on “M42, the Orion Nebula”, “Planetary seasons” and “Filters for observing the planets”. There is a tea break after the first talk.

Jan
27
Mon
2020
Observing evening @ Frilford Heath Glof Club Driving Range.
Jan 27 @ 8:00 pm

See here for details.

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