October 2022 Meeting Report Due to the cancellation by our speaker the October meeting was changed to our how to observe evening. It began with Michael showing us all the different ways we can observe the sun safely with a partial eclipse of the sun visible this month. Very basic equipment is all that is […]
June 2022 Meeting Our speaker this month was Dr Lilian Hobbs FRAS who took us on a tour of the Jantra Mantra Observatory built in the 1700’s in Jaipar India. Lilian described all the large instruments that were built to perform observations of the day and night sky. Thanks to the internet Lilian was also […]
Our speaker this month was James Fradgley FRAS who spoke about the Astronomical Influences of Climate Change. As always James is a great speaker and it was a fascinating subject. Much time was spent on how the sun impacts on our climate. I never realised that there were so many solar cycles.
April Meeting Report Our speaker this month was Graham Bryant who gave us an excellent talk about the canals of Mars. Graham took us on a wonderful journey explaining how observers had seen Mars and where the canals came from. We all went away really appreciating the fascinating story here.
Our March meeting was a wonderful talk about the Tunguska meteor and meteors in general. Bob Mizon FRAS is a wonderful speaker and always entertaining. We had an evening of understanding all about meteors and the different meteor events that have taken place over time and what could possibly happen if one was to hit […]