Programme

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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

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Jan
28
Tue
2020
Observing evening @ Frilford Heath Glof Club Driving Range.
Jan 28 @ 8:00 pm

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Jan
29
Wed
2020
Observing evening @ Frilford Heath Glof Club Driving Range.
Jan 29 @ 8:00 pm

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Feb
10
Mon
2020
TBA @ Main hall
Feb 10 @ 8:00 pm – 10:00 pm

A talk TBA, followed by a tea break and members after tea talks.

Feb
17
Mon
2020
Beginners meeting @ Main hall
Feb 17 @ 8:00 pm – 10:00 pm

Talks by the more experienced society members on “The evolution of the Universe”, “Doing a Messier Marathon” and “Finderscopes”. There is a tea break after the first talk.

Feb
24
Mon
2020
Observing evening @ Frilford Heath Glof Club Driving Range.
Feb 24 @ 8:00 pm

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Feb
25
Tue
2020
Observing evening @ Frilford Heath Glof Club Driving Range.
Feb 25 @ 8:00 pm

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Feb
26
Wed
2020
Observing evening @ Frilford Heath Glof Club Driving Range.
Feb 26 @ 8:00 pm

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Mar
9
Mon
2020
Studies of nearby star clusters with the Gaia data @ Main hall
Mar 9 @ 8:00 pm – 10:00 pm

A talk by Dr. Floor van Leeuwen from the Institute of Astronomy, Cambridge University, followed by a tea break and members after tea talks.

Mar
16
Mon
2020
Beginners meeting @ Main hall
Mar 16 @ 8:00 pm – 10:00 pm

Talks by the more experienced society members on “Galaxy clusters”, “A constellation TBD” and “The International Space Station”. There is a tea break after the first talk.

Mar
23
Mon
2020
Observing evening @ Frilford Heath Glof Club Driving Range, Tubney
Mar 23 @ 8:00 pm

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Mar
24
Tue
2020
Observing evening @ Frilford Heath Glof Club Driving Range, Tubney
Mar 24 @ 8:00 pm

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Mar
25
Wed
2020
Observing evening @ Frilford Heath Glof Club Driving Range, Tubney
Mar 25 @ 8:00 pm

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Apr
6
Mon
2020
The Stan Cocking Memorial Lecture: Astrophotography @ Main hall
Apr 6 @ 8:00 pm – 10:00 pm

A talk by Mr. Mel Gigg from the Chipping Norton AAG, followed by a tea break and members after tea talks.

Apr
27
Mon
2020
Beginners meeting @ Main hall
Apr 27 @ 8:00 pm – 10:00 pm

Talks by the more experienced society members on “How to build a star”, “Star hopping” and “Imaging vs Visual telescopes”. There is a tea break after the first talk.

May
11
Mon
2020
AGM, followed by a talk TBA @ Main hall
May 11 @ 8:00 pm – 10:00 pm

AGM followed by a tea break and then a talk TBD.

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