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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

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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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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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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Romney Observing Evening: 27 or 28 December 2019

December 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 December (with a weather back-up date of Saturday 28th December). 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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January 2020

A Talk by Elizabeth Turtle

January 22, 2020 @ 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm
National Maritime Museum, SE10 9NF
Greenwich, London SE10 9NF United Kingdom
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Elizabeth (Zibi) Turtle

PLEASE NOTE THAT THIS LECTURE WILL BE TAKING PLACE ON A WEDNESDAY EVENING. Talk details to follow. Elizabeth "Zibi" Turtle is a Planetary Scientist at the Johns Hopkins Applied Physics Lab (APL). She earned her undergraduate degree in physics from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology in 1989. After earning her Ph.D. in planetary science from the University of Arizona in 1998, Turtle worked at the university in the Department of Planetary Sciences and at the Planetary Science Institute in Tucson,…

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Romney Observing Evening: 24 or 26 January 2020

January 24, 2020 @ 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 24th January (with a weather back-up date of Sunday 26th January). 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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February 2020

A Talk by Dr Sarah Rugheimer

February 10, 2020 @ 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm
National Maritime Museum, SE10 9NF
Greenwich, London SE10 9NF United Kingdom
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Dr Sarah Rugheimer

Talk details to follow. Dr Sarah Rugheimer is an astrophysicist working on how to detect life on an exoplanet. Her research interests are modelling the atmosphere and climate of extrasolar planets with a particular focus on atmospheric biosignatures in Earth-like planets as well as modelling early Earth conditions. Her focus has been on the star-planet interaction and how the UV environment of the host star influences the atmosphere and detectable features of terrestrial worlds. Sarah is an advocate for Women…

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