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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Feb
10
Mon
2020
NASA Grand Tour of the Solar System @ Main hall
Feb 10 @ 8:00 pm – 10:00 pm

“NASAs Grand Tour of the Solar System” a talk by Mr. Robert Slack from Swindon Stargazers, followed by a tea break and members after tea talks.

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.

Apr
6
Mon
2020
Cancelled due to COVID-19 @ Main hall
Apr 6 @ 8:00 pm – 10:00 pm

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

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