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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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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Exoplanets and the ExoClock Project

About the Talk The science of Exoplanets is a relatively new and very exciting area of astronomical research. It is also an area where the amateur astronomer has an important role to play. Scientifically useful observations can be made using relatively modest equipment and the data used to support the successful outcome of ARIEL, a […]

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Lagrange Points and Kordylewski Clouds

Join North Essex Astronomical Society for this talk given by FAS president Dr Paul Daniels. About the Talk This talk introduces the concepts of potential, force and virtual force and shows how this applies to the circular, restricted three-body problem. The history and an overview of the theory and stability of Lagrange Points will be […]

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