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Member Events 2019/20

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 10/10/2019
7pm
Society Lecture
Roger Pickard will give a talk entitled 'Variable Stars in Detail'
Technium 2 (Ground Floor) (Across the river from 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) (Across the river from 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) (Across the river from 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) (Across the river from Sainsbury's - SA1 8PH)
Thursday 12/12/2019
7pm
Society Lecture
Professor Steven Phillips of Bristol University will give a talk on 'Galaxies'.
Technium 2 (Ground Floor) (Across the river from Sainsbury's - SA1 8PH)
Thursday 09/01/2020
7pm
Society Lecture
Dr Nik Whitehead (University of Wales, Trinity St David) will give a talk TBC
Technium 2 (Ground Floor) (Across the river from Sainsbury's - SA1 8PH)
Saturday 18/01/2020
12 Noon to 4pm
Amazing Astronomy Event
More details as the event is finalised
National Waterfront Museum, Swansea
Thursday 23/01/2020
7pm
Society Lecture
Maggie Collins (Swansea Astronomical Society) will give a talk TBC
Technium 2 (Ground Floor) (Across the river from Sainsbury's - SA1 8PH)
Thursday 13/02/2020
7pm
Society Lecture
Prof Prem Kumar (Swansea University) will give a talk TBC
Technium 2 (Ground Floor) (Across the river from Sainsbury's - SA1 8PH)
Thursday 27/02/2020
7pm
Society Lecture
Dr Simon Helan (Swansea Astronomical Society) will give a talk on 'Asteroids'.
Technium 2 (Ground Floor) (Across the river from Sainsbury's - SA1 8PH)
Thursday 12/03/2020
7pm
Society Lecture
Professor Matt Griffin (Cardiff University) will give a talk on 'Infrared Astronomy'.
Technium 2 (Ground Floor)(Across the river from Sainsbury's - SA1 8PH)
Thursday 26/03/2020
7pm
Society Lecture
Howard Davies (Swansea Astronomical Society) will give a talk on 'Double stars'.
Technium 2 (Ground Floor)(Across the river from Sainsbury's - SA1 8PH)
Thursday 09/04/2020
7pm
Society Lecture
Chris Bowden (Swansea Astronomical Society) will give a talk on 'Eclipse chasing'.
Technium 2 (Ground Floor) (Across the river from Sainsbury's - SA1 8PH)
Thursday 23/04/2020
7pm
Society Lecture
Alwyn Wallace will give a talk entitled "Night Sky Wonders: Landscape Astrophotography".
Technium 2 (Ground Floor) (Across the river from Sainsbury's - SA1 8PH)
Thursday 14/05/2020
7pm
AGM
Annual General Meeting followed by members' short talks
Technium 2 (Ground Floor) (Across the river from Sainsbury's - SA1 8PH)
Thursday 28/05/2020
7pm
Gerry Lacey Memorial Lecture
Andrew Lound will give a dramatic lecture TBC
Technium 2 (Ground Floor) (Across the river from Sainsbury's - SA1 8PH)


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