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Flamsteed Astronomy Society

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June 2017

Solar Imaging Workshop

June 1 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Mycenae House, 90 Mycenae RoadBlackheath
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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The Voice of Space by Marcus Chown

June 5 @ 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm
National Maritime Museum, SE10 9NF
Greenwich, London SE10 9NF United Kingdom
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The power in the gravitational waves detected on earth on 14 September 2015 was 50 times greater than that pumped out by all the stars in the universe combined. some have said their detection was the most important development in astronomy since Galileo invented the astronomical telescope in 1608. Marcus Chown explains… Marcus Chown is an award-winning writer and broadcaster. Formerly a radio astronomer at the California Institute of Technology in Pasadena, he is cosmology consultant of New Scientist. His…

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Trip to the National Space Centre in Leicester

June 17 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
National Space Centre, Exploration Drive
Leicester, England LE4 5NS United Kingdom
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We have arranged a group visit to the National Space Centre in Leicester on Saturday 17 June, starting at 10am. The usual entry price is £14, but we have arranged a group discount so that the price becomes £10 per person. Payment will be due in advance, and we will send details on how to pay nearer the date of the trip. For those who haven't been to the National Space Centre, it's certainly well worth the visit. There are…

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