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All Upcoming Events

  • Viewing with the Great Equatorial Telescope
    Viewing with the Great Equatorial Telescope
    Tue, 05 Mar
    Royal Observatory Greenwich
    05 Mar 2024, 19:00 – 21:00
    Royal Observatory Greenwich, Blackheath Ave, London SE10 8XJ, UK
    05 Mar 2024, 19:00 – 21:00
    Royal Observatory Greenwich, Blackheath Ave, London SE10 8XJ, UK
    Flamsteed viewing session with the Great Equatorial Telescope at the Royal Observatory Greenwich.
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  • Blackheath Observing Event - 9 March 2024 (weather back-up 10/16/17 March)
    Blackheath Observing Event - 9 March 2024 (weather back-up 10/16/17 March)
    Sat, 09 Mar
    Talbot Place
    09 Mar 2024, 19:30 – 23:00
    Talbot Place, Talbot Pl, Blackheath, London SE3 0TZ, UK
    09 Mar 2024, 19:30 – 23:00
    Talbot Place, Talbot Pl, Blackheath, London SE3 0TZ, UK
    We are running a free public astronomy observing event on Blackheath Common. All members and non members are welcome. If we cannot go ahead on Saturday evening, due to the weather, we will try again on Sunday evening (10 March) or the following weekend (16/17 March).
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  • How to Kill a Galaxy: Black Holes, Noisy Neighbours, and Cosmic Car Crashes
    How to Kill a Galaxy: Black Holes, Noisy Neighbours, and Cosmic Car Crashes
    Thu, 14 Mar
    Queen's House
    14 Mar 2024, 19:15 – 21:00
    Queen's House, Romney Rd, London SE10 9NF, UK
    14 Mar 2024, 19:15 – 21:00
    Queen's House, Romney Rd, London SE10 9NF, UK
    by Dr Tim Davis of the University of Cardiff Galaxies are a key building block of our universe, that grow over time through accretion of gas and star formation. However, it seems our universe does not allow galaxies to go on building up forever.
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  • Citizen Science – how you can get involved (Workshop)
    Citizen Science – how you can get involved (Workshop)
    Thu, 21 Mar
    Mycenae House
    21 Mar 2024, 19:00 – 21:00
    Mycenae House, 90 Mycenae Rd, London SE3 7SE, UK
    21 Mar 2024, 19:00 – 21:00
    Mycenae House, 90 Mycenae Rd, London SE3 7SE, UK
    With Mark Jeffrey Citizen Science goes back further than you would imagine! As early as 1715, William Herschel asked people to help with observations of a solar eclipse, and there is plenty of other clues as to how long citizens have been involved in observing and collecting all kinds of data.
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  • History of Astronomy -Members Book Evening
    History of Astronomy -Members Book Evening
    Thu, 28 Mar
    Mycenae House
    28 Mar 2024, 19:00 – 21:00
    Mycenae House, 90 Mycenae Rd, London SE3 7SE, UK
    28 Mar 2024, 19:00 – 21:00
    Mycenae House, 90 Mycenae Rd, London SE3 7SE, UK
    This evening will be an opportunity to hear about members favourite books, and to see and hear some reviews. There are many Astronomy books on the market and with all the electronic media today it easy to forget there is nothing like a good book and a comfy chair.
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  • Blackheath Observing Event - 13 April 2024 (weather back-up 14 April)
    Blackheath Observing Event - 13 April 2024 (weather back-up 14 April)
    Sat, 13 Apr
    Talbot Place
    13 Apr 2024, 20:30 – 23:00
    Talbot Place, Talbot Pl, Blackheath, London SE3 0TZ, UK
    13 Apr 2024, 20:30 – 23:00
    Talbot Place, Talbot Pl, Blackheath, London SE3 0TZ, UK
    We are running a free public astronomy observing event on Blackheath Common. All members and non members are welcome. If we cannot go ahead on Saturday evening, due to the weather, we will try again on Sunday evening (14 April).
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  • Our Accidental Universe
    Our Accidental Universe
    Mon, 22 Apr
    Queen's House
    22 Apr 2024, 19:15 – 21:00
    Queen's House, Romney Rd, London SE10 9NF, UK
    22 Apr 2024, 19:15 – 21:00
    Queen's House, Romney Rd, London SE10 9NF, UK
    by Professor Chris Lintott The BBC presenter of 'Sky at Night', and Gresham Professor of Astronomy, Chris Lintott, takes us on an astonishing tour of bizarre accidents, big characters, and human error to tell the story of some of the most important astronomical events of the past hundred years.
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  • One Hundred and Fifty Years of Astronomy at Orwell Park
    One Hundred and Fifty Years of Astronomy at Orwell Park
    Thu, 25 Apr
    Mycenae House
    25 Apr 2024, 19:00 – 21:00
    Mycenae House, 90 Mycenae Rd, London SE3 7SE, UK
    25 Apr 2024, 19:00 – 21:00
    Mycenae House, 90 Mycenae Rd, London SE3 7SE, UK
    By Bill Barton In this presentation Bill will cover the history of the Observatory at Orwell Park Mansion in Suffolk. Starting with the design and building, which involved George Airy (7th Astronomer Royal) and his engineer son, Wilfrid. The early observations undertaken by John Isaac Plummer
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  • Electronically Assisted Astronomy Workshop
    Electronically Assisted Astronomy Workshop
    Thu, 09 May
    Mycenae House
    09 May 2024, 19:00 – 21:00
    Mycenae House, 90 Mycenae Rd, London SE3 7SE, UK
    09 May 2024, 19:00 – 21:00
    Mycenae House, 90 Mycenae Rd, London SE3 7SE, UK
    Details to follow
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  • Supernovae, Sky Surveys and the Vera Rubin Obervatory
    Supernovae, Sky Surveys and the Vera Rubin Obervatory
    Mon, 13 May
    Queen's House
    13 May 2024, 19:15 – 21:00
    Queen's House, Romney Rd, London SE10 9NF, UK
    13 May 2024, 19:15 – 21:00
    Queen's House, Romney Rd, London SE10 9NF, UK
    by Professor Stephen Smartt Supernovae mark the final explosion and death of either massive stars or white dwarfs in binary systems. They happen about once every hundred years in a typical galaxy and we are probably overdue a supernova in the Milky Way.
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  • Visit to Jodrell Bank
    Visit to Jodrell Bank
    Sat, 15 Jun
    Cheshire
    15 Jun 2024, 11:30 – 16:00
    Cheshire, Bomish Ln, Cheshire, Macclesfield SK11 9DW, UK
    15 Jun 2024, 11:30 – 16:00
    Cheshire, Bomish Ln, Cheshire, Macclesfield SK11 9DW, UK
    Flamsteed Astronomy Society trip to Jodrell Bank
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  • Space Weather and Satellite Navigation Systems
    Space Weather and Satellite Navigation Systems
    Mon, 17 Jun
    Queen's House
    17 Jun 2024, 19:15 – 21:00
    Queen's House, Romney Rd, London SE10 9NF, UK
    17 Jun 2024, 19:15 – 21:00
    Queen's House, Romney Rd, London SE10 9NF, UK
    by Professor Cathryn Mitchell Space Weather is the weather of our space envirnment - solar-driven storms of radiation and magnetic fields that bombard our planet.
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