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North Staffordshire AS Feb 7th 2012 Keaton Stone Event

Behind the Scenes at Stargazing Live

On: Tue 07 Feb, 2012
Running from: 07:00pm til 10:00pm
Address:
Hempstalls Primary School
Collard Avenue
Cross Heath
Newcastle under Lyme
Staffordshire
ST5 9LH

Keaton Stone (from the BBC) gives his unique insight
into what goes on behind the scenes on
BBC's Sky at night and Stargazing Live programmes..
Tickets are priced at £2.50 by reservation at secretary@northstaffsas.co.uk

Admission is free to current North Staffs AS members.
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Worcester - Stargazing Live 2012

To tie in with the forthcoming BBC Stargazing Live broadcasts, on Wednesday 18th January to Friday 20th January Worcester Astronomical Society are hosting 3 x free public observing sessions at Worcester Countryside Centre. http://www.worcestershire.gov.uk/cms/countryside/explore/countryside-service-sites/worcester-woods-country-park.aspx

There will also be displays about amateur astronomy and a demonstration of the society's new low light video camera (Samsung SDC-435). It is hoped that the Orchard Cafe will also be open so you can get a cup of tea and ...
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Stargazing 2012, North London

As part of Stargazing Live 2012 the Hampstead Observatory in North London will open its doors throughout the week.
From Monday 16th to Wednesday 18th we'll be open from 8-10pm and Thursday 19th, 6pm to 8pm for youngsters with parents.

If cloudy, we'll take questions and give advice on telescopes. If it is actually raining we won't open.

On the Sundays before and after we will be Solar Observing in white light (projection) using ...
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Stargazing live 2012

As part of BBC's Stargazing live 2012,a group of us amareurs are holding an event at the Isaac Newton primary school in Grantham Lincolnshire on Monday 16 Jan 2012.The event starts at 6pm until 9.30pm.All arw welcome,and if anyone wishes to bring a telescope,feel free.There are activities for children and hot drinks.For updated info see the schools website.
Anyone who would like to bring a telescope to show and display,contact me at jotu1@hotmail.co.uk
Merry christmas ...
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Dr. Allan Chapman lecture invitation - January, 7 2012 in Cheshire ...

Dear fellow Astronomer

I would like to take this opportunity to invite you to attend Macclesfield Astronomical Society's 2012 New Year lecture.

Our lecturer will be none other than renowned Oxford science historian Dr. Allan Chapman, FRAS. His subject for the evening will be 'Sir Arthur Eddington. The man who measured Gravity'.

If you have not previously witnessed the 'Allan Chapman experience', it will be a great opportunity to listen to perhaps our most revered ...


Cancelled - Bridgend Open Evening (Star Party)

Weather forecast too dodgy for location - sorry folks.
Friday 16/12/2011
6.30pm - 9.30pm Slip Nature Reserve Bridgend Parc (Star Party)
Open Evening with Telescopes. We still run the show if it rains, with indoor attractions: Telescopes, Laptops, Presentations, Displays etc. All welcome. If fine, we will be outside observing the night sky.
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Peak Star Party

Please take the time, to read, an excellent article by PSP organisor Mr James Pels.

http://www.rakm.co.uk/Peak_Star_Party/Peak%20Star%20Party%202011%20a%20Huge%20Success.pdf

I hope you all enjoy it, and hope you will want to come next year.
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Star Party Fri 18th Nov National Botanic Garden of Wales

Friday 18/11/2011
6.30pm - 9.30pm National Botanic Garden of Wales (Star Party)
Open Evening with Telescopes. We still run the show if it rains, with indoor attractions: Telescopes, Laptops, Presentations, Displays etc. All welcome. If fine, we will be outside observing the night sky.
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INTECH: Skeptics in the Planetarium

Looks like it will be worth attending:

The Hampshire Skeptics Society cordially invite you to join them on the 8th of December, 2011 at Winchester's premier nightspot*, Intech Science Centre and Planetarium!

We are immensely proud to announce that we will be joined by the following esteemed guests;

Sheila Kanani - Mullard Space Science Laboratory
Sheila is a PhD student at UCL (Mullard Space Science Laboratory) who, when not building spacecraft like the Cassini Probe, ...
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Star Party Fri 21st Oct Swansea Airport

Friday 21/10/2011
7pm - 9pm Swansea Airport Open Evening (Star Party)
Open Evening with Telescopes We still run the show if it rains, with indoor attractions: Telescopes, Laptops, Presentations, Displays etc. All welcome. If fine, we will be outside observing the night sky.
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