Notice of Next Meeting
Our next monthly meeting:
- Date: Wednesday, 11 November 2020
- Time:19h00 for 19h30
- Presenter: Dimitri Veras
- Topic: Exo-Planets: Famous Firsts, Boisterous Births, and Destructive Deaths.
- Location: Zoom Meeting 816 7479 5682
- Book a spot via Facebook, Twitter, Instagram or send a e-mail to receive the password.
Picnic under the Stars
Our next Picnic under the Stars:
- Date: Saturday, 24 October (Weather permitting.)
- Time: 19h00 – 22h00
- Location: Monte Casino, Piazzo Area, near the Teattro.
- Topic: The Moon and Mars, you are welcome to bring a telescope.
- Please Note: Due to Covid Level 1 restrictions, please ensure that you are wearing a mask at all times and practice social distancing and hygiene. No food or drink may be brought onto the premises, but there are restaurants in the centre. There is no security so the safety of your belongings and equipment is your own responsibility.
Please see our facebook page for more information or cancellations and to book your Spot
- Lecturer: Gill Jacobs
- Topic: Introduction to Astronomy Lectures Series
- Location: Zoom Meeting
Lecture 2: June 24 @ 19h30
Lecture 3: July 1 @ 19h30
Lecture 4: July 8 @ 18h30
- 25 facts about the 2024 total solar eclipse
- The Sky This Week: The Moon meets Uranus
- Chandra discovers X-rays from Uranus
- First look at the 2024 total solar eclipse
- Snapshot: Hypergiant star VY Canis Majoris sneezes like Betelgeuse
- Who has the right of way in space? So far, it’s NASA
- A starry sense of wonder can combat fears and doubts about science
- InSight tracks down the origin of two big marsquakes
- Inside Ingenuity: The thrill of engineering Mars first helicopter
- Blue Moon: Will Jeff Bezos' lunar lander return astronauts to the Moon?
- The inside story behind the historic first flight on Mars
- The Sky This Week: Discover variable star R Leonis
- Space is the place for impossible molecules
- These giant mirrors will help astronomers see to the edges of the universe
- WATCH: SpaceX’s latest Starship prototype, Sn11, explodes in midair
- How NASA's Apollo Astronauts Went to the Moon
- Why the Lunar Module Looked So Much Like a Moon Bug
- Could NASA Build the Famous Saturn V Today? It's Working on It, with a Twist
- At Solar System's Edge, NASA's Voyager 2 Probe Copes with Reduced Power
- In Photos: Soyuz Rocket Launches Russia's Meteor M2-2 Weather Satellite on Rideshare Mission
- Voyager 2 Transformed Our Ideas of Jupiter's Moons 40 Years Ago
- Surface Rupture from Ridgecrest Earthquake Spotted from Space (Photo)
- Saturn's Rings Shine Extra Bright This July: How to Catch Them
- SpaceX's Starhopper Prototype to Make 1st Untethered Hop Soon, Musk Says
- NASA's 'Green' Fuel Satellite Passes Its First Test
- July Full Moon 2019: 'Thunder Moon' Lunar Eclipse Meets Saturn in the Night Sky
- NASA Announces a Dozen Science and Tech Experiments to Scout the Moon
- India Gearing Up to Launch 2nd Moon Mission This Weekend
- LightSail 2 Beams 1st Photos Home from Orbit! How to Track the Little Satellite.
- Telescope Teamwork Reveals Gas Dwarf Planet's Atmosphere
- How’s the Weather in Jezero Crater? According to Perseverance: Cold
- Primordial Asteroids That Never Suffered Massive Collisions all Seem to be Larger Than 100 km. Why?
- What Would Raindrops be Like on Other Worlds?
- Jupiter Could Make an Ideal Dark Matter Detector
- Perseverance Takes a Selfie With Ingenuity. It’s Almost Time to fly
- What are the Best Ways to Search for Technosignatures?
- An Intermediate-Mass Black Hole Discovered Through the Gravitational Lensing of a Gamma-ray Burst
- Perseverance Captured This Image of a “Rainbow” on Mars, but it’s just a Lens Flare in the Rover’s Camera
- Mars Helicopter Survives its First Night on Mars is Getting Ready to Fly
- Here’s a Strange Rock That Perseverance Shot With its Laser
- Lunar Gateway Will Maintain its Orbit With a 6 kW ion Engine
- Uranus X-Rays are Probably Reflected Sunlight, but There Could be Another Source as Well
- Is Dark Matter Responsible for Extra Gamma Rays Coming From the Center of the Milky Way?
- There are new Stars Forming Near the Core of the Milky Way Despite the Harsh Environment
- Roman Telescope Could Turn up Over 100,000 Planets Through Microlensing
British Astronomical Association
- BAA Winchester Webinar - Saturday 10th April
- BAA Spring Webinars
- Bright Nova in Cassiopeia!
- Deep Sky Section Annual Meeting/Webinar - March 6
- Potential meteorite fall near Cheltenham
- BAA Observer’s Challenge : The Messier Marathon 2021
- BAA Solar Section Webinar - Today at 2pm
- Observers Challenge - In the glare of starlight
- South Downs Virtual Planetarium
- Star Count 2021
- Observer's Challenge - The Eclipses of Algol
- Deep Sky Update - 2020 December
- Absolute Beginners No. 9 - Using filters for visual planetary observations
- Winter Webinars