Programme

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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
The scientific and cultural impact and future legacy of the Hubble Space Telescope @ Online via Zoom
Dec 14 @ 8:00 pm – 9:30 pm

A talk by Prof. Martin Barstow from the University of Leicester, 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
25
Mon
2021
Beginners meeting @ Online via Zoom
Jan 25 @ 8:00 pm – 9:30 pm

Talks by the more experienced society members on “Making the elements” and “Stellarium”.

Feb
8
Mon
2021
Pulsars and Gravitational waves @ Online via Zoom
Feb 8 @ 8:00 pm – 9:30 pm

A talk by Prof. Rene Breton from the University of Manchester, followed by talks by society members.

Feb
22
Mon
2021
Beginners meeting @ Online via Zoom
Feb 22 @ 8:00 pm – 9:30 pm

Talks by the more experienced society members on “Types of telescopes” and “Asterisms”.

Mar
8
Mon
2021
Active Galactic Nuclei @ Online via Zoom
Mar 8 @ 8:00 pm – 9:30 pm

A talk by Prof. Martin Hardcastle from the University of Hertfordshire, followed by talks by society members.

Mar
22
Mon
2021
Beginners meeting @ Online via Zoom
Mar 22 @ 8:00 pm – 9:30 pm

Talks by the more experienced society members on “A space mission: TBA” and “Constellation: TBA”.

Apr
12
Mon
2021
TBA @ Main hall
Apr 12 @ 8:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Apr
26
Mon
2021
Beginners meeting @ Online via Zoom
Apr 26 @ 8:00 pm – 9:30 pm

Talks by the more experienced society members on “Celestial coordinates” and “Star spectra”.

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