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May 2018

Flamsteed Pub Evening

May 21 @ 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
British Oak, 109 Old Dover Road
Blackheath, SE3 8SU United Kingdom
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British Oak, Blackheath May 21st, Monday 8.00pm Flamsteed Pub Evening at the British Oak, 109 Old Dover Road, Blackheath SE3 8SU.  All are welcome.

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History of Astronomy Group Meeting: ‘Journey Into British Space’

May 22 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Royal Observatory Greenwich, Blackheath Avenue
Greenwich, Greater London SE10 8XJ
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Black Arrow launch vehicle at Woomera. This talk is a brief History of the UK Rocket and Space Programme and will be delivered by Malcolm Porter. Between 1950 and 1971 Britain had a space programme of its own which was, at times, as supplicated as that of the US and the USSR. Most of the initial efforts were in relation to military requirements but these later largely morphed into civilian initiatives such as satellite launching but then came political vacillation,…

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Solar Observing at the Royal Observatory Greenwich – CANCELLED

May 24 @ 11:30 am - 4:00 pm
Royal Observatory Greenwich, Blackheath Avenue
London, SE10 8XJ United Kingdom
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Solar Observing at the ROG THIS EVENT HAS BEEN CANCELLED DUE TO POOR WEATHER

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Robotic Telescopes Workshop

May 24 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Mycenae House, 90 Mycenae Road
London, SE3 7SE United Kingdom

A Flamsteed Astronomy Society workshop on Robotic Telescopes at Mycenae House, Blackheath. Presented by Rupert Smith. Booking is required. This new workshop on Robotic Telescopes will aim to cover everything you need to know about automating your telescope system. The workshop will cover all aspects of an automated system whether it be a simple system at the bottom of your garden or a system hosted in another country. In addition to a presentation on the subject, there will be a…

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June 2018

Solar Observing at the Royal Observatory Greenwich – CANCELLED

June 2 @ 11:30 am - 4:00 pm
Royal Observatory Greenwich, Blackheath Avenue
London, SE10 8XJ United Kingdom
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Solar Observing at the ROG THIS EVENT HAS BEEN CANCELLED DUE TO CLOUD COVER

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Edmond Halley; astronomer, geophysicist, adventurer and Astronomer Royal by Dr Allan Chapman

June 4 @ 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm
National Maritime Museum, SE10 9NF
Greenwich, London SE10 9NF United Kingdom
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Dr Allan Chapman Edmond Halley is one of astronomy's most fascinating and colourful figures. A Londoner born and bred, his genius saw him elected FRS at 22. His career spanned celestial cartography, an Oxford Professorship, a daring explorer-captaincy in the Royal Navy, service as a diplomat, and Astronomer Royal. Meteorology, geology, and the ancient, pre-human history of the Earth were early subjects of original research for him. And he possessed great charm, humour, and a love of fun. I suspect…

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Solar Observing at the Royal Observatory Greenwich – CANCELLED

June 9 @ 11:30 am - 4:00 pm
Royal Observatory Greenwich, Blackheath Avenue
London, SE10 8XJ United Kingdom
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Solar Observing at the ROG   THIS EVENT HAS BEEN CANCELLED DUE TO CLOUD COVER     We will be running a solar observing session at the Royal Observatory Greenwich on Saturday 9th June from 11.30am to around 4pm. This session is open to all and is free of charge. There is no need to book, just turn up. We will be setting up at our usual location by the Altazimuth Building at the Royal Observatory. A map of the…

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Members’ Solar Observing at the Royal Observatory Greenwich – CANCELLED

June 12 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Royal Observatory Greenwich, Blackheath Avenue
Greenwich, Greater London SE10 8XJ
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Solar Viewing   THIS EVENT HAS BEEN CANCELLED DUE TO CLOUD COVER         We will be running an evening solar observing session for Flamsteed Members only at the Royal Observatory Greenwich on Tuesday 12th June from 6.30pm to 8.30pm. We will be setting up in the Meridian Courtyard. Members should book for this event in advance and meet by the General Wolfe statue in Greenwich Park at 6.30pm to gain entry to the Royal Observatory. As with…

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Flamsteed Pub Evening

June 18 @ 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
British Oak, 109 Old Dover Road
Blackheath, SE3 8SU United Kingdom
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British Oak, Blackheath June 18th, Monday 8.00pm Flamsteed Pub Evening at the British Oak, 109 Old Dover Road, Blackheath SE3 8SU.  All are welcome.

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Solar Observing at the Royal Observatory Greenwich – CONFIRMED ON

June 21 @ 11:30 am - 4:00 pm
Royal Observatory Greenwich, Blackheath Avenue
London, SE10 8XJ United Kingdom
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Solar Observing at the ROG THIS EVENT IS CONFIRMED ON We will be running a solar observing session at the Royal Observatory Greenwich on Thursday 21st June from 11.30am to around 4pm. This session is open to all and is free of charge. There is no need to book, just turn up. We will be setting up at our usual location by the Altazimuth Building at the Royal Observatory. A map of the location can be found here.

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