Go Space Watch – online meeting 17th June 2020

Meeting Details: Go Space Watch presents a Public Online Astronomy Lecture on Wednesday 17 June at 7:30 pm BST. The Lecture is “The Far Side of the Moon: Is it Just Aliens?” and will be presented by Dr Julian Onions from the University of Nottingham.  This is a Free event and is open to all. […]

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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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Pale Blue Dot – IAU – 13-20 February 2020

The 30th anniversary of the Voyager-1 Pale Blue Dot photograph will be celebrated on 14 February 2020. This unforgettable image illustrates the unique astronomical perspective of our planet Earth: from space, national boundaries disappear, and the fragility of our world becomes very evident. This perspective is pertinent to our current times, reminding ourselves that we […]

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The 50th Anniversary of Apollo 13 and the 30th Anniversary of the launch of the Hubble Space Telescope

Join Go Space Watch as they honour the 50th Anniversary of Apollo 13 and the 30th Anniversary of the launch of the Hubble Space Telescope… Saturday the 4th April 2020, The Sutton Arts Theatre, South Parade, Sutton Coldfield. B72 1QY Four lectures, Four Prominent Speakers: Saving Apollo 13 By Dave Eagle FRAS; The Legacy of […]

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