|September||Tue 17th||19:30|| Exploring the Planets from my Garden by Mark Radice|
... and, by extension, how you can explore them from yours.
|October||Tue 15th||19:30||The Most Extreme Objects in Our Universe by Dr Diego Altamirano|
Like all sciences, astrophysics is at its most interesting at the extremes.
|November||Tue 19th||19:30|| AGM |
Short Talks and Current Topics in Astronomy by Various Members
Any Astronomical Questions? Your questions on astronomy answered by a panel of members.
An opportunity for members to share things that interest them. We hope to have a miscellany of astronomy-related wisdom and trivia.
|December||17th (TBC)||19:30||Members' Pre-Solstice Social Evening Dinner and Quiz (Astronomy & general knowledge)|
|January||Tue 21st||19:30||Imaging the Milky Way by Mary McIntyre FRAS|
Learn how to capture and process these wonderful sky-scapes.
|February||Tue 18th||19:30||Apollo - the Inside Story by Dr David Whitehouse|
The people behind this great human endeavour.
|March||Tue 17th||19:30||A Life on Mars by Bud Budzynski|
A light-hearted look at Mars's putative habitability.
|April||Tue 21st||19:30||Is There Anybody Out There? by Bob Mizon FRAS|
Does extra-terrestrial life exist, and how could we know?
|May||Tue 19th||19:30||And Yet, It Moves! by Steve Tonkin FRAS|
Apocryphally, Galileo muttered that phrase; "it" is Earth. But could he prove it and, if he couldn't, who could?
|June||Tue 16th||19:30||Dark Nebulae by Owen Brazell|
Owen is the editor of Deep Sky Observer, the journal of the Webb Deep Sky Society.
|July||Tue 21st||19:30|| Exhibition Meeting & Equipment Clinic |
Need help setting up your mount? Collimation problems? Want to know which instrument is best for which purpose? Want to see what equipment members use? This is for you.
|August||Summer Break: No meetings|