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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 28/02/2019
7pm
Society Lecture
Dr Sarah Roberts, (Swansea University) will give a talk on The Faulkes Telescope
Technium 2 (Ground Floor), SA1 (opposite Sainsbury's - SA1 8PH)
Thursday 14/03/2019
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 28/03/2019
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 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)
Thursday 25/04/2019
7pm
Society Lecture
Dr Jane Clark will give a lecture on " Mapping the Solar System from your backyard "
Technium 2 (Ground Floor), SA1 (opposite Sainsbury's - SA1 8PH)
Thursday 10/10/2019
7pm
Society Lecture
Roger Pickard will give a talk entitled "Variable Stars in Detail"
Technium 2 (Ground Floor), SA1 (opposite Sainsbury's - SA1 8PH)
Thursday 24/10/2019
7pm
Society Lecture
Daryl Dobbs (Barry Astronomical Society) will give a talk on "Deep sky observing in Cassiopeia"
Technium 2 (Ground Floor), SA1 (opposite Sainsbury's - SA1 8PH)
Thursday 14/11/2019
7pm
Society Lecture
Dave Powell MBE will give a talk entitled “Observing the Leonids”
Technium 2 (Ground Floor), SA1 (opposite Sainsbury's - SA1 8PH)
Thursday 28/11/2019
7pm
Society Lecture
Sarah Roberts (Cardiff University) will give a talk entitled "Las Cumbres Robotic Telescope"
Technium 2 (Ground Floor), SA1 (opposite Sainsbury's - SA1 8PH)
Thursday 12/12/2019
7pm
Society Lecture
Mark Delaney (Barry Astronomical Society) will give a talk entitled “Shining Light on Space and Time”
Technium 2 (Ground Floor), SA1 (opposite Sainsbury's - SA1 8PH)


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