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14th April, Southampton AS 'Stars that go Bang in the Night'

Southampton Astronomical Society
Main Monthly Meetings
Issac Watts Memorial Church Hall
Winchester Road
Southampton
S016
7.30 pm, 2nd Thursdays
http://www.southampton-astronomical-society.org.uk/
info@southampton-astronomical-society.org.uk

14th April 2011 'Stars that go Bang in the Night' Dr Robert Smith
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12th May, Southampton AS, 'Exoplanet Detection'

Southampton Astronomical Society
Main Monthly Meetings
Issac Watts Memorial Church Hall
Winchester Road
Southampton
S016
7.30 pm, 2nd Thursdays
http://www.southampton-astronomical-society.org.uk/
info@southampton-astronomical-society.org.uk

12th May 2011 'Exoplanet Detection' Dr David King
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18 April, Leicester - Robert Simpson of Zooniverse

This just received from the University of Leicester...

ZOONIVERSE with Dr Robert Simpson

Almost half a million people worldwide are signed up to the Citizen Science initiative ‘Zooniverse’, which means that people with no scientific qualifications can take part in real scientific research online.

At the next meeting of the Leicester Lit & Phil on Monday 18th April at 8pm the astro-physicist Dr Robert Simpson, a member of the Galaxy Zoo team at Oxford ...
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12 April, London - Yuri's Walk

Yuri's Walk

Tuesday 12th April will be the 50th anniversary of Yuri Gagarin's historic first human spaceflight on 12th April 1961.

Celebrations on the 12th April will commence with a "Yuri Walk" on London's South Bank. YuriGagarin50 is inviting supporters to gather at 7am in Jubilee Gardens, dressed in Yuri-style orange suits, to toast Gagarin's launch exactly 50 years on, at 07:07 BST. The walkers will then set off on three orbits along the South ...
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18 April, Leicester - Sir Roger Penrose

Well worth seeing...

University of Leicester hosts distinguished mathematician and physicist

Public lecture by Professor Sir Roger Penrose on 18 April

One of the greatest living mathematicians comes to the University of Leicester this month. On Monday 18 April, the University of Leicester presents a free public lecture by the distinguished mathematician and physicist Professor Sir Roger Penrose, entitled 'Seeing Through the Big Bang into Another World'.

Penrose is Emeritus Rouse Ball Professor of ...
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12 April, Leicester - Rockets for Yuri

This just in from the National Space Centre...

National Space Centre to Launch Rockets for Yuri

12 April 2011 – 12:00

On the 12 April it will be 50 years since Yuri Gagarin left home without telling his family that he was about to become one of the most famous men in history and be the first to boldy go where no one has gone before.

"Circling the Earth in my orbital spaceship I marvelled ...
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SIX Irish Paintings BOUNCE to the Moon on Sunday April 10th via Radio Waves

Hi everyone , here is a GOOD NEWS story for you !

Six Irish paintings will BOUNCE off the MOON on Sunday next April 10th
VIA Radio waves to the MOON and back in 2.5 seconds
The paintings will be converted into radio waves , each colour in the paintings equals a note in music its an Newton idea.
The paintings will travel 500,000 miles and will return as altered versions of themselves with individual ...


8 April, Bristol - Halley's Comet 25th anniversary

Astronomy Lecture - The 25th anniversary of Halley's Comet; Fifty Years to the Next
Rod Jenkins of the Bristol Astronomical Society

When: Friday 8th April 7.15pm
Where: The Common Room, Bristol Grammar School, University Road, BS8 1SR
Free parking is available

Further details: The Herschel Museum of Astronomy 19 New King Street Bath BA1 2BL
01225 446865
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baker street irregular astronomers meeting

Our usual society meeting will take place at the Hub in Regent's Park on the 27th April 2011. The event is free for all to attend so I hope to see some of you down there.
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Rugby And District AS Star Party 06 May - 08 May, Flecknoe


R&DAS' first camp of the year. The members will be there for observing, imaging and to help beginners get set up and stargazing.

Prices for the weekend: "small" tents £8/night, "family" tents £10/night, non-camping £2.

Drop me a message on here for booking details.








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