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Melton and District Astronomical Society September meeting

On Friday September 27 we will be holding our Members' Evening - but you don't need to be a member to attend. Members will bring items and observations of interest, and it is a good opportunity to find out what is going on in your local astronomical society. If the skies clear then there will be observing as well using a variety of telescopes.

Meetings are held at Gaddesby Village Hall, Gaddesby,
Melton Mowbray, Leicestershire. ...
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Elan Valley event - Day and Night by Ian Collins

Day and Night by Ian Collins
Daytime and Astro photography Exhibition of the Elan Valley
25 Sat May - 2 June 2013

2013 heralds an exciting start to promoting the stunning dark skies of the Elan Valley Estate. This is one of a series of astronomy-related events that are being held during 2013-2014.

Ian's exhibition of landscape images taken in and around the Elan Valley showing its beauty not just by the wonderful quality of ...
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Melton and District Astronomical Society - May meeting

Melton and District Astronomical Society has one meeting in May. On Friday May 10 Dr Nick Hewitt will be presenting a talk about dark nebulae, called ' Barnard, Gordon and the Darkness'.
Meetings are held at Gaddesby Village Hall, Melton Mowbray, Leicestershire. Doors open at 7.45 and all are welcome. For more information visit our website http://www.meltonastrosoc.org/index.html
David Conner, secretary.
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Melton and District Astronomical Society - April Meetings

Melton and District Astronomical Society will be holding two meetings in April. On Friday April 5 there will be a short AGM followed by a chance to chat about astronomy and telescopes, watch a video, and observe if it is clear. On Friday April 12 Andrew Atterbury will be giving a talk called 'A Tour of the Solar System'. Again, if it is clear, we will be observing. Meetings are held at Gaddesby Village Hall, ...
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Star Party Fri Feb 22nd National Botanic Garden of Wales

6pm - 9pm. Join the Swansea Astronomical Society (the other SAS) and contemplate the heavens. With talks, presentations, star gazing and telescope clinic. 6pm-9pm, entry: £3 each, under 16s free. Food and drink available from the cafe in the Great Glasshouse. A splendid setting and even if the weather is bad there will be much to see and do.
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Star Party Fri 8th Feb Oystermouth Castle, Swansea

6.30pm to 9 pm. See the night sky through telescopes with the http://www.swanastro.org.uk/publicevents.php. Hear an astronomical talk and see different sorts of telescopes demonstrated and explained.
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East Lincolnshire Astronomy Club February Meeting

Our next meeting will be on February 9th 2013 @ the Gibraltar Point Nature Reserve, Nr Skegness, Lincolnshire.
All are very welcome to attend, we meet in the visitor centre car park, please note a £1 parking fee applies to be paid at the on site meters. The meeting as always is free, this is an observing meet so please wrap up warm there will be plenty of telescopes to use.

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Cancelled - Swansea National Waterfront Museum Star Party

Too much snow unfortunately. Friday 18/01/2013 6-30pm to 9-30pm
Come and join Swansea Astronomical Society Observers viewing the wonders of the night sky through their telescopes. Information on telescopes/purchase also provided. Cafeteria refreshments available.
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OBSERVING EVENING

Because the weather for our stargazing live event on Friday 11 Jan was clouded out,the Grantham astronomers are holding an observing/Moonwatch evening this Friday 18 Jan at 7:30pm.This is being held on the Allington sports field near Allington manor.For updates please follow us on facebook@Grantham amateur astronomers or on twitter@GAstronomers.
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Stargazing event.

The Stargazing live event at the Isaac Newton Scholl in Grantham on Friday 11 Jan will be having a visit from some imperial stormtroopers from star wars coutesy of the 501 Uk Garrison.
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