National Astronomy Week November 14th to 22nd 2020

National Astronomy Week will be 14th November to 22nd November 2020. Mars Encounter in November will give best view of Mars until 2033 A National Astronomy Week (NAW) will be held in the UK from Saturday 14 November to Sunday 22 November 2020. The aim of the week is to celebrate the close approach of […]

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BAA Deep Sky meeting 14th March 2020

This year’s BAA Deep Sky meeting takes place on the 14th March 2020 at Sheffield University. Section Director Callum Potter opens the proceedings at 10:15. See the BAA Deep Sky page for more details Tickets cost £7-00 (BAA members) and are available for members & non-members from the BAA on the above page Google map […]

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Mega constellations RAS meeting

The Royal Astronomical Society met with leading satellite mega-constellation companies SpaceX,  OneWeb and astronomers in Europe to discuss the impact these constellations could have on observations of the Universe. For more information click BBC News.

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Apollo, For All Mankind. A music & Film Celebration

Musical ensemble Icebreaker are playing to celebrate the Moon landings. This presentation is made up of Reinert’s film “For All Mankind” which was created from the documentary footage made of the launch, landing and splashdown of the first Apollo mission to the moon. The film is accompanied by Brian Eno’s score titled “Apollo” performed live. […]

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Moon For All Mankind – 50

The Astronomical Society of Malta are organising an international collaboration entitled “Moon For All Mankind – 50”, in commemoration of the 50 year anniversary of Apollo 11 and the first human landing on the moon. Anyone from around the world can join this collaboration by filling in the following Google Form and submitting their best […]

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