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 Vice President vicepresident at fedastro dot org dot uk

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The Right Light at Night – Sandy Astronomical Society

Light Pollution was first identified as a problem by astronomers, but its consequences reach far wider. It is now widely recognised that artificial light at night, especially bright white light, can have profoundly negative effects on human health, and this is just the tip of an iceberg of harm. The effects on wildlife have been […]

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Fordingbridge Astronomers – May Meeting

Fordingbridge Astronomers’ May meeting will be on Wednesday 15th May, starting at 7.30pm.  We begin the evening with What’s in the Sky this Month.  Then, after this, we welcome an old friend, Paul Money, who will introduce us to the Wonders of the Solar System.  After this, there will be a short 10-15 minute break to […]

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Sussex Practical Astronomers – 7 May

Tuesday 7th  May 2024, 7.30pm (change of date due to the May bank holiday) Location: Southwick Community Centre Meeting chaired by John Bush 7.30pm –  “Scientific Exploration of the Moon”, by William Joyce FRAS Q&A for William 8.45pm – Tea/Coffee break 9:10pm – “How a star becomes a supernova”, Bob Turner FRAS Q&A for Bob […]

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Fordingbridge Astronomers – April Meeting

Fordingbridge Astronomers’ April meeting will be on Wednesday April 17th, starting at 7.30pm. We will start with “What to look for in the sky this month” and this will be followed by Louise McKenna, who will present “Wide-field Astro Photography”, and then Christopher Sykes, who will present his take on “Garden Observation”. After these two […]

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Fordingbridge Astronomers – Messier Challenge

Fordingbridge Astronomers intend to hold a Messier Challenge on Sat/Sun 30/31 March, weather permitting. Our intent is to view as many of the 110 Messier objects in one night as possible. Our last attempt in 2022 netted 100.  We will set up at Abbots Well Road Car Park near Frogham in the New Forest, an […]

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