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September 2019

Romney Observing Evening: 27 or 29 September 2019

September 27 @ 8:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Romney United Kingdom

Martin and Jane have very kindly offered to run a viewing session from their observatory on Friday 27th September (with a weather back-up date of Sunday 29th September). For the benefit of newer members, Martin’s observatory (a shed, but not as most of us know sheds) is very well equipped including a permanently mounted 14-inch SCT and a smaller refractor with CCD camera. Martin himself is a very knowledgeable observer, who can not only show people round the lollipops of…

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October 2019

Blackheath Observing – Friday 4 October (or Saturday 5 October)

October 4 @ 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Blackheath, North of Talbot Place SE3 0TZ United Kingdom + Google Map

We will be running a Blackheath Observing session on Friday 4th October (with a weather back-up date of Saturday 5th October) from 8pm until around 11pm. As with all observing events, we will only go ahead if weather conditions allow, and a "go/no-go" decision will be made on the day of the event. If you are new to observing and have a telescope that you need assistance with, please arrive before 7.30pm, so that we can find time to assist…

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Catching Gravitational Waves and Light from Colliding Stars by Professor Ofer Lahav

October 7 @ 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm
National Maritime Museum, SE10 9NF
Greenwich, London SE10 9NF United Kingdom
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Prof Ofer Lahav

Details of the talk will be confirmed closer the time. Ofer Lahav is Perren Chair of Astronomy in the Astrophysics Group at University College London (UCL). He is co-Director of the STFC-funded Centre for Doctoral Training in Data-Intensive Science at UCL, established in 2017. Ofer's research area is Observational Cosmology, in particular probing and characterising Dark Matter and Dark Energy. His work involves advanced statistical methods, e.g. Machine Learning for Big Data.

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Blackheath Observing – Friday 25 October (or Saturday 26 October)

October 25 @ 7:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Blackheath, North of Talbot Place SE3 0TZ United Kingdom + Google Map

We will be running a Blackheath Observing session on Friday 25th October (with a weather back-up date of Saturday 26th October) from 7.30pm until around 10.30pm. As with all observing events, we will only go ahead if weather conditions allow, and a "go/no-go" decision will be made on the day of the event. If you are new to observing and have a telescope that you need assistance with, please arrive before 7pm, so that we can find time to assist…

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Romney Observing Evening: 27 or 28 October 2019

October 27 @ 8:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Romney United Kingdom

Martin and Jane have very kindly offered to run a viewing session from their observatory on Sunday 27th October (with a weather back-up date of Monday 28th October). For the benefit of newer members, Martin’s observatory (a shed, but not as most of us know sheds) is very well equipped including a permanently mounted 14-inch SCT and a smaller refractor with CCD camera. Martin himself is a very knowledgeable observer, who can not only show people round the lollipops of…

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November 2019

Flamsteed Lecture – TBC

November 11 @ 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm
National Maritime Museum, SE10 9NF
Greenwich, London SE10 9NF United Kingdom
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Details will be added when available.

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Romney Observing Evening: 22 or 23 November 2019

November 22 @ 8:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Romney United Kingdom + Google Map

Martin and Jane have very kindly offered to run a viewing session from their observatory on Friday 22nd November (with a weather back-up date of Saturday 23rd November). For the benefit of newer members, Martin’s observatory (a shed, but not as most of us know sheds) is very well equipped including a permanently mounted 14-inch SCT and a smaller refractor with CCD camera. Martin himself is a very knowledgeable observer, who can not only show people round the lollipops of…

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Blackheath Observing – Friday 29 November (or Saturday 30 November)

November 29 @ 7:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Blackheath, North of Talbot Place SE3 0TZ United Kingdom + Google Map

We will be running a Blackheath Observing session on Friday 29th November (with a weather back-up date of Saturday 30th November) from 7.30pm until around 10.30pm. As with all observing events, we will only go ahead if weather conditions allow, and a "go/no-go" decision will be made on the day of the event. If you are new to observing and have a telescope that you need assistance with, please arrive before 7pm, so that we can find time to assist…

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December 2019

Flamsteed Christmas Lecture – TBC

December 9 @ 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm
National Maritime Museum, SE10 9NF
Greenwich, London SE10 9NF United Kingdom
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Details will be added when available.

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Blackheath Observing – Friday 20 December (or Saturday 21 December)

December 20 @ 7:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Blackheath, North of Talbot Place SE3 0TZ United Kingdom + Google Map

We will be running a Blackheath Observing session on Friday 20th December (with a weather back-up date of Saturday 21st December) from 7.30pm until around 10.30pm. As with all observing events, we will only go ahead if weather conditions allow, and a "go/no-go" decision will be made on the day of the event. If you are new to observing and have a telescope that you need assistance with, please arrive before 7pm, so that we can find time to assist…

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