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March 2019

Radio Astronomy Workshop

March 26 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Mycenae House, 90 Mycenae Road
Blackheath, Greater London SE3 7SE United Kingdom
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Mullard Radio Telescope

In this workshop, we will explain how to set up simple radio systems for meteor detection and solar flare monitoring. These systems use relatively small radio aerials and cheap equipment, and do not require much technical expertise to set up. This workshop will be held at Mycenae House, Blackheath. Places will need to be reserved in advance and you can book a ticket by clicking on the link above. THIS EVENT IS OPEN TO MEMBERS OF THE FLAMSTEED ASTRONOMY SOCIETY…

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April 2019

Romney Observing Evening: 6 or 7 April 2019

April 6 @ 8:30 pm - 11:00 pm

Martin and Jane have very kindly offered to run a viewing session from their observatory on Saturday 6th April (with a weather back-up date of Sunday 7th April). 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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Solar Imaging Workshop

April 16 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Mycenae House, 90 Mycenae Road
Blackheath, Greater London SE3 7SE United Kingdom
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A Flamsteed Astronomy Society workshop on Solar Imaging at Mycenae House, Blackheath. Presented by Rupert Smith. Booking is required. The Solar Imaging Workshop is a presentation of how to start Solar Imaging. It includes an overview of the different types of equipment needed for capturing the Sun in different wavelengths. Image capture techniques are covered together with a practical guide to basic solar image processing. The workshop will not assume any prior knowledge but post processing will make use of…

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Blackheath Observing – Friday 26 April or Saturday 27 April

April 26 @ 9:30 pm - 11:30 pm
Blackheath, North of Talbot Place SE3 0TZ United Kingdom + Google Map

We will be running a Blackheath Observing session on Friday 26th April (main night) or Saturday 27th April (weather back-up night, if conditions on Friday are poor) from 9.30pm until around 11.30pm. 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. We will have at least three scopes available at the session, but please feel free to come along with your own.…

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