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July 2020

Flamsteed Social Meeting and pub quiz – ONLINE

July 20 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Pub quiz

Join us for our first-ever Online Pub Quiz in the Flamsteed virtual pub, ‘The Edmond Halley’!  The aim is to enjoy some great summer fun and perhaps learn something along the way. The questions will be astronomy-themed and may also include your favourite movies, music or even the Royal Observatory. You will need to pre-register for this event. At the start of the session, we will give you a website which will open up the quiz. Further instructions will be…

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August 2020

History of Astronomy – The Lord of Uraniborg – The Forefather of Modern European Astronomy? by Malcolm Porter – ONLINE

August 11 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

Tycho Brahe Also known as Tyge Ottesen Brahe, or even better known as Tycho Brahe. We will explore some of his childhood, his education, where he lived, observed and recorded for 21 years, his achievements and, oh yes, why he had only half a nose! And finally, if you head to Scandinavia, we will take a look at what you can see of where he lived and worked. Malcolm has been a member of the Flamsteed Astronomy Society for over…

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