RAS – National Astronomy Meeting 2021

University of Bath: 19th – 23rd July 2021 The Royal Astronomical Society is proud to present the National Astronomy Meeting, NAM2021, to be hosted by the University of Bath from Monday 19th July to Friday 23rd July, 2021. Further details are available at NAM2021.org

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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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GoSpaceWatch Online Meeting 23rd June

GoSpaceWatch online lecture on Wednesday 23rd June at 7:30 pm. Open to all. The lecture is to be given by West Midlands spaceflight Author Ben Evans. Title “An Experimental Flying Machine”. The talk discusses the colourful history of the NASA Space Shuttle during its thirty years of service. Whilst the Space Shuttle attained the most […]

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GoSpaceWatch Online Meeting 2nd June 2021

Virgin Orbit, by Stephen Eisele, Vice President, Virgin Orbit. (California, USA).   Virgin Orbit is excited about the tremendous potential of small satellites to provide global connectivity, remote sensing, security, and other new, visionary capabilities that benefit our planet. Small satellites are doing more on shorter timelines, and at lower cost. We developed LauncherOne to complement […]

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Zoom Online talk – William Herschel – Discoverer of the Deep Sky. Saturday 19th June 2021

Simon Holbeche of Bath Astronomers has sent the following notice. On Saturday 19th June 2021 at 7:30pm, an online Zoom talk by Dr. Wolfgang Steinicke has been organised by Wells and Mendip Astronomers supported by Bath Astronomers. The talk is entitled “William Herschel – Discoverer of the Deep Sky – The epochal work of the […]

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Newtown Astronomy Society Zoom Meeting 10th April, 7pm

Exploring Astronomy through Philately Join Katrin Raynor – Evans FRAS on 10th April at 7 pm for an enlightening talk on stamps from around the World and how they have celebrated milestones in astronomy and spaceflight. Zoom meeting hosted by Newtown Astronomy Society, which is free to NAS members and £2 for guests. Please contact […]

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GoSpaceWatch Online Lectures Coming up in March and April

Wednesday 31st March at 7:30 BST Dr James Carpenter (Exploration Science and Research Coordinator for the European Space Agency’s Directorate of Human and Robotic Exploration):“The Once and Future Moon” A renaissance in lunar exploration is happening, with missions from around the world returning to the Moon to establish humanities first foothold beyond Earth and to […]

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Somerset Levels Stargazers Virtual Meeting 31st March

The Somerset Levels Stargazers next meeting is 31st March 2021 at 7:30PM This month their guest speaker is Bob Mizon FRAS, presenting Hours of the Night, Astronomical images through the years For a link to the meeting contact somersetlevelsstargazers@hotmail.com Their website is here

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FAS April Online Convention

We are delighted to invite you to our Online Convention. Unfortunately it wasn’t possible to hold a physical event at the Institute of Astronomy in 2020, though we hope to be able to do so sometime this Autumn. In the meanwhile, we are holding an online Convention on Saturday, April 17, from noon until 4:30 pm. […]

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