New Events

If you have an event coming up that you would like publicised to other FAS member Societies please email the details to the webmasterwebmaster at fedastro dot org dot uk

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Somerset Levels Stargazers Online meeting 24th February

Somerset Levels Stargazers have a zoom meeting coming up this week. Their club members Richard and Sue Horsham will be taking us back to Observatories of old with their talk Ancient Windows on the Skies, John Martin will be continuing his famous figure from Astronomy section with a talk on the Comet Hunter Charles Messier […]

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GoSpaceWatch Online Lecture 17th February 2021

Dark Skies on the Isle of Man by Howard L.G Parkin Wednesday 17th February 2021 at 19:30 About the Lecture: Recently dark sky initiatives have been set up throughout the world. This lecture is based on the Howards involvement in setting up 26 Isle of Man Dark skies Discovery sites, and looks at the way […]

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New Dark-Sky Reserves in the UK

The International Dark-Sky Association have made The Yorkshire Dales and the North York Moors national parks Dark-Sky Reserves. BBC News The International Dark-Sky Association

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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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