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Old Website Archive

There are a number of web pages on our old website which have not yet been migrated to the new site. Links to these web pages can be found in the following list:

Picture Gallery

Flamsteed annual picnic & Altazimuth tours September 3, 2010

John Griffiths — a tribute April 2010

How to use a telescope — Workshop for beginners with Dr John Griffiths — December 15, 2009

Now we are 10 — The Flamsteed celebrates its birthday October 16, 2009

‘10 Glorious Years’ — Reminiscences of the Flamsteed by Jane Bendall & Eddie Yeadon — October 16, 2009

Private viewing at the Peter Harrison Planetarium August 15, 2009

Total Solar Eclipse — July 22, 2009 Pictures by Pat Wainwright

Flamsteed annual picnic June 28, 2009 — Hampstead (for a change)

Is the Sun waking up again? Flamsteed public solar viewing — May 31, 2009

Getting started in astrophotography Workshop with Tony Sizer — April 20, 2009

How to use a telescope” Beginners’ workshop with John Griffiths — April 3, 2009

Snowed Under Winter arrives — February 2, 2009

Evenings with the Stars 2008/9 Sessions with the ROG 28-inch telescope

Occultation of Venus by the Moon December 1, 2008

Navigation and the Inter-planetary Superhighway Dr Fred Watson — September 21, 2008

Dr Marek Kukula, new Public Astronomer joins the ROG August 2008

Partial solar eclipse seen from Greenwich August 1, 2008

Flamsteed Workshop & Summer Picnic July 20, 2008

Flamsteed visit to Herstmonceux June 14, 2008

Beagle 2 and beyond — Space is a funny place by Prof Colin Pillinger — Apr 21, 2008

“Webs and Bubbles” a short talk by David Westcott — Apr 21, 2008

Progress in the BIG questions in astronomy Dr Chris Lintott — April 7, 2008

Flamsteed Beginners’ Workshop with John Griffiths — March 17, 2008

The incredible Herschel Family Andy Burns — March 3, 2008

The Climate History of Planets Dr Ben Edwards — February 4, 2008

Blackheath get-together January 21/24, 2008

ROG Public Telescope Workshop with John Griffiths — January 19, 2008

The Star of Bethlehem Rod Jenkins — December 3, 2007

What the stars have done for us: From astrology to astrophysics Dr Francisco Diego — November 5, 2007

‘Stellar Evolution: Are we stardust or nuclear waste?’ Dr Robin Catchpole — October 8, 2007

Telescope Workshop with Tony Sizer September 17, 2007

‘Walking the Willett Way’ with Dave Rooney September 1, 2007

Reception and visit to the Peter Harrison Planetarium July 12, 2007

‘Rings & Things:  What Cassini did next’ Flamsteed Star Lecture — May 24, 2007 Prof Carl D Murray

Flamsteed donates HEQ5 tripod & mount May 24, 2007

May 22, 2007 The Queen opens the ‘new ROG’

Flamsteed visit to Jodrell Bank Apr 28-29, 2007

Dr Martin Heath — April 2, 2007 Habitable Zones beyond the Solar System

The Challenges of Space Science Dr Eric Dunford — March 5, 2007

March 3, 2007 Total Lunar Eclipse seen from London

Prof. Emilie Savage-Smith — Feb 5, 2007 Mapping the Skies in Medieval Islam

Drawings from the Surface of Mars Dave Redfern — Feb 5, 2007

January 23, 2007 Beginners’ Telescope Workshop at the NMM

Dr Andrew Coates — Jan 8, 2007 What happened to Mars’ water?

Prof John Brown, Astronomer Royal for Scotland The Magic of the Sun — Nov 6, 2006

Astronomy for the Blind Terry Goodman & Dave Waugh — Nov 6, 2006

October 6, 2006 An eclipse evening with Dr Francisco Diego

Meridian Line Walk with Graham Dolan September 3, 2006

The Royal Society Summer Exhibition, July 2006 The Excitement of Time Exhibit

Visit to the ROG astronomy reserve collection June 25, 2006

Sir Arnold Wolfendale

Flamsteed Star Lecture — May 29, 2006

Visit to Rutherford Appleton Labs May 12, 2006

March 29, 2006 Partial Solar Eclipse visible from Greenwich

March 25, 2006 New ROG Time Galleries and Harrison Memorial

Marcus Chown — February 6, 2006 The Universe — The Big Picture

February 6, 2006 — Sir John Tiltman Harrison Planetarium & ROG Site Tour

Graham Dolan — January 9, 2006 Where East meets West

Flamsteed Xmas Party Dec 5, 2005

Ian King — November 7, 2005 Astrophotography and wide-field CCD imaging

Robert Massey—October 10, 2005 Comets—Messengers from deep space

October 3, 2005 Annular Solar Eclipse

Prof Michael Joyce—Sep 23, 2005 Successes & Problems of Big Bang Cosmology

Dava Sobel at the Ri,  Sep 6, 2005

Visit to the Paris Observatory  Sep 2-4, 2005

Annual Flamsteed Picnic Aug 7, 2005

From Martin Male “French Leave”   May 2005

Orwell Park & Playford  May 14, 2005

Memoirs of a young astronomer in Herstmonceux Rosemary Selmes   Apr 9, 2005

Star Lecture — ‘Black Holes & White Rabbits” Astronomer Royal for Scotland Prof John C. Brown  March 14, 2005

Training with the 28-inch  Feb 28, 2005

Views through the 28-inch by Tony Sizer, Feb 2005

Prof Richard Harrison — Bursting the Solar Bubble  Feb 7, 2005

Bob Mizon — Dark Skies Developments  Jan 4, 2005

Flamsteed Christmas Party  Dec 13, 2004

Guy Hurst — The Search for Novae & Supernovae  Dec 6, 2004

Flamsteed Book Sale  Dec 6, 2004

Prof Carl Murray — Saturn’s rings and the Cassini Mission Nov 2, 2004

Free public lecture The Search for Life in the Universe  Oct 14, 2004

Behind the Scenes Tour  Oct 9, 2004

A Fresh Look at Sir George Airy  Oct 4, 2004

Art & Astronomical Phenomena Sep 13, 2004

August 24, 2004   with Dr John Griffiths Farewell to the Caird Planetarium

Flamsteed Summer Picnic July 24, 2004

June 8, 2004 Transit of Venus seen from the ROG

Visit to the Herschel Museum Bath May 15, 2004

May 10, 2004 — Talk & book signing Astronaut David Scott

Francisco Diego Apr 6, 2004 The Ultimate Timeline

Flamsteed Star Lecture, Mar 20, 2004 Dave Sellers — The Transits of Venus

Flamsteed visit to Herstmonceux Mar 11, 2004

Gilbert Satterthwaite — Mar 1, 2004 Airy’s Transit Circle

October 2003 Coronado Telescope Presentation

Emily Winterburn — Sep 21, 2003 City Sundial Trail

Flamsteed Summer Picnic Jul 19, 2003

May 7, 2003 Transit of Mercury seen from the ROG

Flamsteed’s Church & Rectory Flamsteed visit to Burstow September 21, 2002