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Member Events 2018/19

Thursday evening lectures are provided for Swansea Astronomical Society members, however, potential new members or members of other astronomical societies should feel free to come along as a guest.

In addition to the events listed below, we hold regular member observation evenings, subject to weather conditions.

Our Yahoogroup for members' chit-chat is at http://groups.yahoo.com/group/swanastro.

DateEventVenue
Thursday 25/10/2018
7pm
Society Lecture
Dr Simon Helan (Swansea Astronomical Society) will give a lecture entitled
“Pluto, the Kuiper Belt and New Horizons”
Trallwn Community Centre, Bethel Road, Llansamlet, Swansea SA7 9QP
Sunday 28/10/2018
7pm
Stargazing Evening
Suitability Adults
A stellar evening for all beginners and enthusiasts, including telescope tips and 3D film presentations.
Meet with South Wales Astronomical Societies who will provide telescope tips and knowledge and enjoy 3D film presentations with Astrocymru.
Waterfront Museum, Swansea
Thursday 08/11/2018
7pm
Society Lecture
Dr Nik Whitehead (University of Wales, Trinity St David) will give a talk on the practicalities of terraforming Venus
Technium 2 (Ground Floor), SA1 (opposite Sainsbury's - SA1 8PH)
Thursday 22/11/2018
7pm
Society Lecture
Maggie Collins of the Swansea Astronomical Society will give a talk on 'The Life and work of Cecilia Payne-Gaposchkin'
Technium 2 (Ground Floor), SA1 (opposite Sainsbury's - SA1 8PH)
Thursday 13/12/2018
7pm
Society Lecture
Nick Hart of Cardiff and Barry Astronomical Societies will give a talk entitled 'Broadband, Narrowband'
Technium 2 (Ground Floor), SA1 (opposite Sainsbury's - SA1 8PH)
Thursday 10/01/2019
7pm
Society Lecture
John Evans (Swansea Astronomical Society) will give a talk entitled 'Unsolved Problems in Astronomy'.
Technium 2 (Ground Floor), SA1 (opposite Sainsbury's - SA1 8PH)
Thursday 24/01/2019
7pm
Society Lecture
Martin Griffiths of Dark Sky Wales will give a talk; title TBA
Technium 2 (Ground Floor), SA1 (opposite Sainsbury's - SA1 8PH)
Thursday 14/02/2019
7pm
Society Lecture
Brian Stokes (Swansea Astronomical Society) will present the first of a two part experience: 'An interactive Astronomical journey through time' Part 1
Technium 2 (Ground Floor), SA1 (opposite Sainsbury's - SA1 8PH)
Thursday 28/02/2019
7pm
Society Lecture
Brian Stokes (Swansea Astronomical Society) will present the second of a two part experience: 'An interactive Astronomical journey through time' Part 2
Technium 2 (Ground Floor), SA1 (opposite Sainsbury's - SA1 8PH)
Thursday 14/03/2019
7pm
Society Lecture
Howard Davies (Swansea Astronomical Society Chairman) will give a talk entitled 'In search of Ancient Astronomers'
Technium 2 (Ground Floor), SA1 (opposite Sainsbury's - SA1 8PH)
Thursday 28/03/2019
7pm
Society Lecture
Prof Mike Edmunds (Emeritus Professor Cardiff University) will give a lecture entitled 'Astronomy in an Age of Revolutions: The Foundation and Founders of the Royal Astronomical Society 1820'
Technium 2 (Ground Floor), SA1 (opposite Sainsbury's - SA1 8PH)
Thursday 11/04/2019
7pm
Society Lecture
Gareth Danks (Gareth Danks Photography) will give a talk on 'Astrophotography'.
Technium 2 (Ground Floor), SA1 (opposite Sainsbury's - SA1 8PH)


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