RAS GCSE Astronomy poster competition

The Royal Astronomical Society have launched an online GSCE Astronomy student poster competition. The competition is for GCSE Astronomy students who were supposed to take the 2020 summer exam. Please see the link for more information. The deadline is the 1st Feb 2021. GCSE Student competition

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GoSpaceWatch Online Lecture 16th Dec 2020

OSIRIS-REx: To Bennu and Back! by John Mclean FRAS About the Lecture The story of NASA’s mission to collect a sample of Asteroid Bennu and the reasons why this asteroid is so important. This talk will cover the mission from inception to completion and will feature previously unseen Hi-Res images of Asteroid Bennu as seen during the […]

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GoSpaceWatch Online Lecture 2nd Dec 2020

Myths and Legends of the Stars By Valerie Calderbank BSc, MBCS, CEng, CITP, FRAS About the Lecture: Are you interested in the different cultures around the world? Many cultures have different ideas about society and this is also true for astronomy. As astronomers we know how the constellations divide up the sky in our culture. But what […]

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20th Hintze Lecture: Professor Victoria Kaspi – “Fast Radio Bursts”

University of Oxford’s Department of Physics is celebrating 10 years of the Hintze Lectures on the 24th November 2020 at 5pm https://www2.physics.ox.ac.uk/news/2020/11/13/celebrating-10-years-of-hintze-lectures Details of the 20th Lecture here- https://www2.physics.ox.ac.uk/events/2020/11/24/20th-hintze-lecture-professor-victoria-kaspi-fast-radio-bursts With free registration via Eventbrite.

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GoSpaceWatch November Online Lecture

The Vera C Rubin Observatory On Wednesday 11th November at 7:30 pm UK time. The Amazing Rubin Observatory Telescope boasts an 8.4 m mirror coupled with a 3200 megapixel camera taking 1000 pairs of exposures, each image the size of 40 full moons, recording 20 Terabytes of data – every night of its Ten Year […]

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GoSpaceWatch National Astronomy Week Online Lecture 14th Nov 2020

Are you curious about Life on Mars? Then this could be for you: The GoSpaceWatch National Astronomy Week Online Lecture. Open to All. Saturday 14 November 2020 at 7:00 pm: “The Clearest View” by Nicholas Booth chronicles Mankind’s search for life on Mars. For the first time in forty years, the world’s space agencies are […]

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GoSpaceWatch October Zoom Lecture Meeting

“My Journey into Astrophotography” by Roger Hyman. 21st October 2020 Roger will be giving his insight on how to start with some basic equipment using a tripod, camera and tracker. Setting up the equipment and producing photographs, time lapses and putting still images into a presentation to show others your work.   Full details are on the Eventbrite […]

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