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
- Opinion: SpaceX’s Starlink satellites are about to ruin stargazing for everyone
- Hubble spots a cosmic cinnamon bun
- Recapping The Right Stuff: Episodes 3 – 8
- Prospects for life on Venus dim in reanalysis of phosphine data
- How do we know what's deep inside Earth?
- Sun-like star identified as the potential source of the Wow! Signal
- Magnetic star born from a colossal collision of stellar corpses
- The Great Filter: a possible solution to the Fermi Paradox
- The Sky This Week: Enjoy a Beaver Moon lunar eclipse
- The Sky This Week: Follow the Moon
- Infinity & Beyond — Episode 12: Cosmic Distances
- Famed Arecibo radio telescope to be decommissioned after cable failures
- Photo Contest: Lost in the Abyss
- Collect the cosmos in stamps
- 12 Christmas and holiday gift ideas for space lovers and stargazers
- 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
- Figuring Out How To Breathe the Moon’s Regolith
- Polarized light from the cosmic background hints at new physics
- One of These Pictures Is the Brain, the Other is the Universe. Can You Tell Which is Which?
- Neutrinos prove the Sun is doing a second kind of fusion in its core
- A third of the stars in the Milky Way came from a single merger 10 billion years ago
- ESA Is Going To Spend $102 Million To Remove a Single Piece of Space Junk
- There’s Fabric on the Space Station That Scientists Are Using to “Listen” for Space Dust Impacts
- A new way to map out dark matter is 10 times more precise than the previous-best method
- Every Year NASA Simulates Our View of the Moon for the Upcoming 12 Months. Here’s 2021, Hour by Hour
- Geysers on Europa might come from pockets of water under the ice
- The Moon has Resources, but Not Enough to Go Around
- Astronomers See a Newly Forming Planetary Disk That’s Continuing to Feed On Material from its Nebula
- Weekly Space Hangout: November 25, 2020, Dr. Olivier Witasse, Project Scientist, the JUICE Mission
- RocketLab Recovers a First-Stage Booster for the First Time: “Return to Sender”
- A New Artist’s Illustration of the Extremely Large Telescope. So Many Lasers
British Astronomical Association
- A chance to spot some Leonid meteors
- Observers Challenge - Spot a Variable Nebula
- 2020 AGM & Sky Notes - this Wednesday
- Observer's Challenge - Uranus 2020
- Supernova 2020uxz in NGC 514
- National Astronomy Week - Coming Soon!
- Stars 44 Oph and λ Sqr in early evening lunar occultations, Oct. 20-21
- Martian moons at the Red Planet's closest approach
- Venus's close encounter with Regulus, October 2/3
- See the 14-day-old Moon occult 30 Piscium on Sept. 30 / Oct. 1
- A compendium of Jovian events throughout October 2020
- Asteroid 2020 SW making a very close pass of Earth, Sept. 23-24
- Phosphine in the Atmosphere of Venus – life or exotic chemistry?
- See the 11-day-old Moon occult Epsilon Capricorni on 27 September
- BAA autumn webinars - this Wednesday - Comet C/2020 F3 NEOWISE