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January 2018

History of Astronomy Group Meeting: ‘A Miscellany of Historical Astronomy Sites and Places of Interest in the South East of England’

January 23 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Mycenae House, 90 Mycenae Road
London, SE3 7SE United Kingdom
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Flamsteed History of Astronomy Group Meeting. A talk by Malcolm Porter. We all know about the Royal Observatory Greenwich in South East London and the Royal Greenwich Observatory Herstmonceux in Sussex, or at least we think we do! However, there are a good number of astronomy-related site around the South East of England that are not so obvious. This is a brief trip around London, Kent, Surrey and Sussex to take a look at some of these locations, showing what’s still…

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March 2018

History of Astronomy Group Meeting: ‘The Greenwich Power Station and Its Effect Upon the Royal Observatory’

March 6 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Royal Observatory Greenwich, Blackheath Avenue
Greenwich, Greater London SE10 8XJ
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Flamsteed History of Astronomy Group Meeting. A talk by Graham Dolan. Details to follow soon.       THIS EVENT IS OPEN TO MEMBERS OF THE FLAMSTEED ASTRONOMY SOCIETY ONLY. Please do not book a place on this event if you are not a member of the society. Your booking will be cancelled if your name does not appear on our membership database.

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April 2018

History of Astronomy Group Meeting: ‘Caroline Herschel’

April 24 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Royal Observatory Greenwich, Blackheath Avenue
Greenwich, Greater London SE10 8XJ
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Flamsteed History of Astronomy Group Meeting. A talk by Mona Evans. Details to follow soon.     THIS EVENT IS OPEN TO MEMBERS OF THE FLAMSTEED ASTRONOMY SOCIETY ONLY. Please do not book a place on this event if you are not a member of the society. Your booking will be cancelled if your name does not appear on our membership database.

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May 2018

History of Astronomy Group Meeting: ‘The Megalithic Armilliary Sphere Mirrored Between Earth and Sky’

May 22 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Royal Observatory Greenwich, Blackheath Avenue
Greenwich, Greater London SE10 8XJ
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Alan Evans has been studying Archeoastronomy from the Seventies when, as an officer in the Intelligence Corps, he saw Stonehenge and the surrounding area through a Stereo Air Photograph, for the first time. Archaeologists at that time believed Stonehenge was begun around 1,850 BC (R S Newall FSA 1976). Today the newest English Heritage brochure on the Stonehenge Site states that 4 massive Mesolithic Post Holes for sighting purposes were erected just to the NNE of the site as early…

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