Programme

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Jun
8
Mon
2020
Cancelled due to COVID-19 @ Main hall
Jun 8 @ 8:00 pm – 10:00 pm

Unfortunately we have had to cancel this meeting due to the Coronavirus outbreak.

Jun
15
Mon
2020
Cancelled due to COVID-19 @ Main hall
Jun 15 @ 8:00 pm – 10:00 pm

Unfortunately we have had to cancel this meeting due to the Coronavirus outbreak.

Sep
14
Mon
2020
Famous women in astronomy @ Online via Zoom
Sep 14 @ 8:00 pm – 9:30 pm

A talk by Mike Frost from the BAA Historical Section, followed by talks by society members.

Sep
28
Mon
2020
Beginners meeting @ Online via Zoom
Sep 28 @ 8:00 pm – 9:30 pm

Talks by the more experienced society members on “Mars” and “Imaging vs Visual Telescopes”.

Oct
12
Mon
2020
Postponed AGM & talk: Edwin Hubble @ Online via Zoom
Oct 12 @ 8:00 pm – 9:30 pm

AGM, followed by a talk by Andrew Steel from the Abingdon Astronomical Society..

Oct
19
Mon
2020
Virtual observing evening @ Online via Zoom
Oct 19 @ 8:00 pm

On these events we hope to have society members showing celestial objects live from their telescopes.

Oct
20
Tue
2020
Virtual observing evening @ Online via Zoom
Oct 20 @ 8:00 pm

On these events we hope to have society members showing celestial objects live from their telescopes.

Oct
21
Wed
2020
Virtual observing evening @ Online via Zoom
Oct 21 @ 8:00 pm

On these events we hope to have society members showing celestial objects live from their telescopes.

Oct
26
Mon
2020
Beginners meeting @ Online via Zoom
Oct 26 @ 8:00 pm – 9:30 pm

Talks by the more experienced society members on “How to build a star” and “Update on Bepicolombo”.

Nov
9
Mon
2020
The scientific and cultural impact and future legacy of the Hubble Space Telescope @ Online via Zoom
Nov 9 @ 8:00 pm – 9:30 pm

A talk by Prof. Martin Barstow from the University of Leicester, followed by talks by society members.

Nov
16
Mon
2020
Virtual observing evening @ Online via Zoom
Nov 16 @ 8:00 pm

On these events we hope to have society members showing celestial objects live from their telescopes.

Nov
17
Tue
2020
Virtual observing evening @ Online via Zoom
Nov 17 @ 8:00 pm

On these events we hope to have society members showing celestial objects live from their telescopes.

Nov
18
Wed
2020
Virtual observing evening @ Online via Zoom
Nov 18 @ 8:00 pm

On these events we hope to have society members showing celestial objects live from their telescopes.

Nov
23
Mon
2020
Beginners meeting @ Online via Zoom
Nov 23 @ 8:00 pm – 9:30 pm

Talks by the more experienced society members on “Open clusters” and “Star hopping”.

Dec
7
Mon
2020
Beginners meeting @ Online via Zoom
Dec 7 @ 8:00 pm – 9:30 pm

Talks by the more experienced society members on “DSLR Imaging Part 2” and “Constellation TBD”.

Dec
14
Mon
2020
Bad science @ Online via Zoom
Dec 14 @ 8:00 pm – 9:30 pm

A talk by James Fradgley from Bournemouth NSS, followed by talks by society members.

Jan
11
Mon
2021
Reflection, Refraction and Excitation: the hunt for atmospheric optics @ Online via Zoom
Jan 11 @ 8:00 pm – 9:30 pm

A talk by Mary McIntyre (FRAS), followed by talks by society members.

Jan
18
Mon
2021
Virtual observing evening @ Online via Zoom
Jan 18 @ 8:00 pm

On these events we hope to have society members showing celestial objects live from their telescopes.

Jan
19
Tue
2021
Virtual observing evening @ Online via Zoom
Jan 19 @ 8:00 pm

On these events we hope to have society members showing celestial objects live from their telescopes.

Jan
20
Wed
2021
Virtual observing evening @ Online via Zoom
Jan 20 @ 8:00 pm

On these events we hope to have society members showing celestial objects live from their telescopes.

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