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Upcoming Event: Members' Exhibition Evening - Thu, 12.12.2019 8:00pm-9:30pm #cal-reminder

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Reminder: Members' Exhibition Evening

When: Thursday, 12 December 2019, 8:00pm to 9:30pm, (GMT+00:00) Europe/London

Where:Lower Smite Farm - see website for details

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Description: Members' Exhibition Evening
A social evening giving you opportunity to see what other members have been up to over the past year.  Why not bring along you telescope, observing notes, sketched images or latest astro DIY project?

Upcoming Event: Geminid Meteor Shower Peak - Sat, 14.12.2019 6:00pm-7:00pm #cal-reminder

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Reminder: Geminid Meteor Shower Peak

When: Saturday, 14 December 2019, 6:00pm to 7:00pm, (GMT+00:00) Europe/London

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Upcoming Event: Christmas Inter-Society Astronomy Quiz - Mon, 09.12.2019 7:30pm-10:00pm #cal-reminder

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Reminder: Christmas Inter-Society Astronomy Quiz

When: Monday, 9 December 2019, 7:30pm to 10:00pm, (GMT+00:00) Europe/London

Where:Bromsgrove Rugby Club, Finstall Road, Bromsgrove, Finstall, B60 3DH

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Organizer: Bromsgrove Astronomical Society

Description: Christmas Inter-Society Astronomy Quiz
It's that time of year again for the annual Inter-Society Astronomy Quiz generously hosted by Bromsgrove Astronomical Society.  There is a buffet as well starting at 7:30pm.
The usual cost of the buffet and quiz is around £7.50 a head, but we will subsidise members by £5 a head if they wish to come along.
Please contact us at info@... or speak to Michael or Chris at November's meeting to let us know if you want to come.

OBSERVING EVENING CANCELLED - 28th November

Michael Morris
 

Sorry Folks, but the grotty weather strikes again and we are again having to cancel our public observing session.

Upcoming Event: Observing Evening (if clear) - Thu, 28.11.2019 8:30pm-10:30pm #cal-reminder

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Reminder: Observing Evening (if clear)

When: Thursday, 28 November 2019, 8:30pm to 10:30pm, (GMT+00:00) Europe/London

Where:Crown East Scout Hut - see website for details

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Description: A public open observing evening at the dark sky site next to Crown East Scout Hut.  Bring along your telescope or binoculars or look through the society's scope.
Check our Facebook page at www.facebook.com/worcesteras after 7:45pm to check whether or not the session will be going ahead.
Please do not arrive at Crown East before 08:30pm.

Upcoming Event: Observing Evening (if clear) - Thu, 28.11.2019 8:30pm-10:30pm #cal-reminder

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Reminder: Observing Evening (if clear)

When: Thursday, 28 November 2019, 8:30pm to 10:30pm, (GMT+00:00) Europe/London

Where:Crown East Scout Hut - see website for details

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Description: A public open observing evening at the dark sky site next to Crown East Scout Hut.  Bring along your telescope or binoculars or look through the society's scope.
Check our Facebook page at www.facebook.com/worcesteras after 7:45pm to check whether or not the session will be going ahead.
Please do not arrive at Crown East before 08:30pm.

Upcoming Event: Astronomy School - Thu, 21.11.2019 8:30pm-10:00pm #cal-reminder

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Reminder: Astronomy School

When: Thursday, 21 November 2019, 8:30pm to 10:00pm, (GMT+00:00) Europe/London

Where:Crown East Scout Hut - see website for details

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Description:

Astronomy School
Two video presentations introducing some fundamental concepts in astronomy.

Please do not arrive at venue before 08:30 pm

Upcoming Event: Astronomy School - Thu, 21.11.2019 8:30pm-10:00pm #cal-reminder

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Reminder: Astronomy School

When: Thursday, 21 November 2019, 8:30pm to 10:00pm, (GMT+00:00) Europe/London

Where:Crown East Scout Hut - see website for details

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Description:

Astronomy School
Two video presentations introducing some fundamental concepts in astronomy.

Please do not arrive at venue before 08:30 pm

CANCELLED - Mark Gibbons - Black Holes

Michael Morris
 

Due to the somewhat inclement weather, tonight's meeting of Worcester Astronomical Society at Lower Smite Farm is cancelled.  We will hopefully be able to get Mark Gibbons back to give his talk on Black Holes sometime next year.  The next meeting will (hopefully) an Astronomy School session at Crown East next Thursday (21 November)

Upcoming Event: Black Holes - Mark Gibbons - Thu, 14.11.2019 8:00pm-9:30pm #cal-reminder

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Reminder: Black Holes - Mark Gibbons

When: Thursday, 14 November 2019, 8:00pm to 9:30pm, (GMT+00:00) Europe/London

Where:Lower Smite Farm - see website for details

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Upcoming Event: Leonid Meteor Shower Maximum - Sun, 17.11.2019 7:00pm to Tue, 19.11.2019 5:00am #cal-reminder

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Reminder: Leonid Meteor Shower Maximum

When: Sunday, 17 November 2019, 7:00pm to Tuesday, 19 November 2019, 5:00am (GMT+00:00) Europe/London

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Description: Maximum over nights of 17/18 November and 18/19 November

Upcoming Event: Black Holes - Mark Gibbons - Thu, 14.11.2019 8:00pm-9:30pm #cal-reminder

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Reminder: Black Holes - Mark Gibbons

When: Thursday, 14 November 2019, 8:00pm to 9:30pm, (GMT+00:00) Europe/London

Where:Lower Smite Farm - see website for details

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Upcoming Event: Transit of Mercury - Mon, 11.11.2019 12:30am-6:00pm #cal-reminder

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Reminder: Transit of Mercury

When: Monday, 11 November 2019, 12:30am to 6:00pm, (GMT+00:00) Europe/London

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Description: Transit of Mercury.

Upcoming Event: IoP Event - The Large Synoptic Survey Telescope - Wed, 23.10.2019 7:30pm-9:00pm #cal-reminder

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Reminder: IoP Event - The Large Synoptic Survey Telescope

When: Wednesday, 23 October 2019, 7:30pm to 9:00pm, (GMT+01:00) Europe/London

Where:University of Worcester, St John's Campus

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Organizer: Institute of Physics

Description:

Dr Graham Smith, Reader of Cosmology, School of Physics & Astronomy, University of Birmingham
 
The Large Synoptic Survey Telescope (LSST) will survey the entire Southern sky for ten years starting in 2022, building up a decade-long movie of the night sky. LSST will revolutionise our understanding of the cosmos from stars and planets through to the expansion of the universe and tests of fundamental physics. Dr Smith will give an overview of this extraordinary machine and highlight some of the most exciting science that colleagues around the world and in the UK hope to achieve with LSST.

Upcoming Event: CANCELLED - Observing Evening - Thu, 24.10.2019 8:30pm-10:30pm #cal-reminder

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Reminder: CANCELLED - Observing Evening

When: Thursday, 24 October 2019, 8:30pm to 10:30pm, (GMT+01:00) Europe/London

Where:Crown East Scout Hut - see website for details

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Description: THERE WILL NOT BE ANY PUBLIC OBSERVING EVENT IN OCTOBER

Upcoming Event: Astronomy School - Thu, 17.10.2019 8:30pm-10:00pm #cal-reminder

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Reminder: Astronomy School

When: Thursday, 17 October 2019, 8:30pm to 10:00pm, (GMT+01:00) Europe/London

Where:Crown East Scout Hut - see website for details

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Description:

Astronomy School
Two video presentations introducing some fundamental concepts in astronomy.

Please do not arrive at venue before 08:30 pm

Upcoming Event: IoP Event - The Large Synoptic Survey Telescope - Wed, 23.10.2019 7:30pm-9:00pm #cal-reminder

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Reminder: IoP Event - The Large Synoptic Survey Telescope

When: Wednesday, 23 October 2019, 7:30pm to 9:00pm, (GMT+01:00) Europe/London

Where:University of Worcester, St John's Campus

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Organizer: Institute of Physics

Description:

Dr Graham Smith, Reader of Cosmology, School of Physics & Astronomy, University of Birmingham
 
The Large Synoptic Survey Telescope (LSST) will survey the entire Southern sky for ten years starting in 2022, building up a decade-long movie of the night sky. LSST will revolutionise our understanding of the cosmos from stars and planets through to the expansion of the universe and tests of fundamental physics. Dr Smith will give an overview of this extraordinary machine and highlight some of the most exciting science that colleagues around the world and in the UK hope to achieve with LSST.

Upcoming Event: Christmas Inter-Society Astronomy Quiz - Mon, 09.12.2019 7:30pm-10:00pm #cal-reminder

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Reminder: Christmas Inter-Society Astronomy Quiz

When: Monday, 9 December 2019, 7:30pm to 10:00pm, (GMT+00:00) Europe/London

Where:Bromsgrove Rugby Club, Finstall Road, Bromsgrove, Finstall, B60 3DH

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Organizer: Bromsgrove Astronomical Society

Description: Christmas Inter-Society Astronomy Quiz
It's that time of year again for the annual Inter-Society Astronomy Quiz generously hosted by Bromsgrove Astronomical Society.  There is a buffet as well starting at 7:30pm.
The usual cost of the buffet and quiz is around £7.50 a head, but we will subsidise members by £5 a head if they wish to come along.
Please contact us at info@... or speak to Michael or Chris at November's meeting to let us know if you want to come.

Upcoming Event: Orionid Meteor Shower Maximum - Mon, 21.10.2019 8:00pm to Tue, 22.10.2019 5:00am #cal-reminder

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Reminder: Orionid Meteor Shower Maximum

When: Monday, 21 October 2019, 8:00pm to Tuesday, 22 October 2019, 5:00am (GMT+01:00) Europe/London

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Upcoming Event: Astronomy School - Thu, 17.10.2019 8:30pm-10:00pm #cal-reminder

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Reminder: Astronomy School

When: Thursday, 17 October 2019, 8:30pm to 10:00pm, (GMT+01:00) Europe/London

Where:Crown East Scout Hut - see website for details

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Description:

Astronomy School
Two video presentations introducing some fundamental concepts in astronomy.

Please do not arrive at venue before 08:30 pm