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January 2019

Blackheath Observing – Friday 25 January or Saturday 26 January – CANCELLED

January 25 @ 7:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Blackheath, North of Talbot Place SE3 0TZ United Kingdom + Google Map

The January Blackheath Observing session has been CANCELLED due to poor weather. The next session will be on 22 or 23 February.

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Viewing with the Great Equatorial Telescope

January 29 @ 7:15 pm - 9:00 pm
Royal Observatory Greenwich, Blackheath Avenue
Greenwich, Greater London SE10 8XJ
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Flamsteed viewing session with the Great Equatorial Telescope at the Royal Observatory Greenwich. Bookings are restricted to members only. Depending on numbers, we may be able to accommodate guests but we won’t know until much nearer the date. These Flamsteed sessions are free to members but places are limited and advance booking is essential. If you would like a place, please contact us as soon as possible. We plan to observe Mars and Uranus. Use of the telescope is of…

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February 2019

Romney Observing Evening: 3 February 2019 – CONFIRMED ON

February 3 @ 8:30 pm - 11:00 pm

THIS EVENT IS CONFIRMED ON Martin and Jane have very kindly offered to run a viewing session from their observatory on Sunday 3rd February. 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 the sky with his…

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Viewing with the Great Equatorial Telescope

February 12 @ 7:15 pm - 9:00 pm
Royal Observatory Greenwich, Blackheath Avenue
Greenwich, Greater London SE10 8XJ
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Flamsteed viewing session with the Great Equatorial Telescope at the Royal Observatory Greenwich. Bookings are restricted to members only. Depending on numbers, we may be able to accommodate guests but we won’t know until much nearer the date. These Flamsteed sessions are free to members but places are limited and advance booking is essential. If you would like a place, please contact us as soon as possible. We plan to observe the First Quarter Moon and Mars. Use of the…

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Blackheath Observing – Saturday 23 February – CONFIRMED ON

February 23 @ 7:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Blackheath, North of Talbot Place SE3 0TZ United Kingdom + Google Map

THIS EVENT IS CONFIRMED ON FOR SATURDAY EVENING We will be running a Blackheath Observing session on Saturday 23rd February from 7.30pm until around 11pm. 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. The main target will be the constellation of Orion, which will be well visible in the south at our start time. At 7.30pm, the Orion Nebula (M42) will…

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Planetary Imaging Workshop

February 26 @ 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 System / Planetary Imaging at Mycenae House, Blackheath. Presented by Rupert Smith. Booking is required. In this workshop, Rupert will describe what equipment to use for plantary imaging and how to capture and process images. No previous experience of imaging is required. Mycenae House is located in Mycenae Road just off Westcombe Park Road in Blackheath, SE3. It is close to the Blackheath Standard shops and buses. There is a café selling hot…

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March 2019

Radio Astronomy Meeting

March 2 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
Royal Observatory Greenwich, Blackheath Avenue
London, SE10 8XJ United Kingdom
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Mullard Radio Telescope

A meeting of the Radio Astronomy Group will be held on the 2nd March 2019 in the Endeavour Room, South Building, Royal Greenwich Observatory starting at 11:00am. The meeting will provide an opportunity for existing members of the group to discuss progress on their projects in an informal atmosphere and assist new members of the group to start making observations. If you have any equipment or observations you would like to share with the group then please bring them along.…

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Viewing with the Great Equatorial Telescope

March 5 @ 7:15 pm - 9:00 pm
Royal Observatory Greenwich, Blackheath Avenue
Greenwich, Greater London SE10 8XJ
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Flamsteed viewing session with the Great Equatorial Telescope at the Royal Observatory Greenwich. Bookings are restricted to members only. Depending on numbers, we may be able to accommodate guests but we won’t know until much nearer the date. These Flamsteed sessions are free to members but places are limited and advance booking is essential. If you would like a place, please contact us as soon as possible. We plan to observe Mars and Orion. Use of the telescope is of…

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Romney Observing Evening: 8 or 9 March 2019

March 8 @ 8:30 pm - 11:00 pm

Martin and Jane have very kindly offered to run a viewing session from their observatory on Friday 8th March (with a weather back-up date of Saturday 9th March). 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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Blackheath Observing – Sunday 24 March – CONFIRMED ON

March 24 @ 7:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Blackheath, North of Talbot Place SE3 0TZ United Kingdom + Google Map

THIS EVENT IS CONFIRMED ON PLEASE NOTE THE CHANGE OF DATE We will be running a Blackheath Observing session on Sunday 24th March. We will have at least three scopes available at the session, but please feel free to come along with your own. The more the merrier! Blackheath is quite exposed, so please wrap up warm. We will meet at our usual spot just north of Talbot Place at 7.30pm. Talbot Place is the first left off Goffers Road…

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