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November
Bristol Telescope Surgery
The Bristol Astronomical Society
BPS, Unit 13, Montpelier Central, Station Road, Bristol, Montpelier, BS6 5EE
Fri Nov 24, 2017
Time: 7:00pm
Price: £3, free for members and first-time visitors
Get advice on buying, using, and getting the most from your telescope and binoculars at our regular hands-on event. Everyone welcome. Please book if bringing your own equipment due to space restrictions. We will have a good range of all types of amateur telescopes and equipment on display.
December
Georges Lemaître: The Father of the Big Bang. A talk by Revd. Dr. Gareth Leyshon
The Bristol Astronomical Society
BPS, Unit 13, Montpelier Central, Station Road, Bristol, Montpelier, BS6 5EE
Fri Dec 1, 2017
Time: 7:00pm
Price: £3, free for members and first-time visitors
In 1931 the Belgian Catholic priest, George Lemaître, published a landmark paper suggesting the expanding universe had a beginning in space and time. All welcome to this talk by Revd. Dr. Gareth Leyshon.
December
My Love Affair with the Moon by John Foster
Plymouth Astronomical Society
Room 411, Top Floor, Babbage Building, Plymouth University PL4 8AA
Fri Dec 8, 2017
Time: 7.30 - 9.30
Price: Visitors £2, free for members
January
The Formation of Stars and their Planetary Systems by Dr Claire Davies (University of Exeter)
Plymouth Astronomical Society
Room 411, Top Floor, Babbage Building, Plymouth University PL4 8AA
Fri Jan 12, 2018
Time: 7.30 - 9.30
Price: Visitors £2, free for members
January
Caroline Herschel, an Astronomical Trail Blazer by Sheila Evans; Wehner von Braun - Shooting for the Stars (well mostly), by Mike McCulloch (Plymouth University)
Plymouth Astronomical Society
Room 411, Top Floor, Babbage Building, Plymouth University PL4 8AA
Fri Jan 12, 2018
Time: 7.30 - 9.30pm
Price: Visitors £2, free for members
February
Astrophotography Evening - Society Members
Plymouth Astronomical Society
Room 411, Top Floor, Babbage Building, Plymouth University PL4 8AA
Fri Feb 9, 2018
Time: 7.30 - 9.30pm
Price: Visitors £2, free for members
March
Bristol Telescope Surgery
The Bristol Astronomical Society
BPS, Unit 13, Montpelier Central, Station Road, Bristol, Montpelier, BS6 5EE
Fri Mar 9, 2018
Time: 7:00pm
Price: £3, free for members and first-time visitors
Get friendly, impartial advice on buying, using, and getting the most from your telescope and binoculars at our regular hands-on event. Everyone welcome. Please book if bringing your own equipment due to space restrictions. We will have a good range of all types of amateur telescopes and equipment on display.
March
Cosmology
The Bristol Astronomical Society
Bristol Photographic Society, Unit 13, Montpelier Central, Station Road, Bristol, Montpelier, BS6 5EE
Fri Mar 23, 2018
Time: 7:00pm
Price: £3, free for members and first-time visitors
Erik's specialist subject is cosmology. All welcome to come and find out what we know and don't know about the wider universe.
April
The Quest for Dark Matter by Dr. Luke Kreczko
The Bristol Astronomical Society
Bristol Photographic Society, Unit 13, Montpelier Central, Station Road, Bristol, Montpelier, BS6 5EE
Fri Apr 13, 2018
Time: 7:00pm
Price: £3, free for members and first-time visitors
Dr. Kreczko will talk about his work at the LHC CMS experiment and the wider quest for Dark Matter. All welcome.
April
The Formation of Stars and their Planetary Systems, by Dr Claire Davies (Astrophysics Group, University of Exeter)
Plymouth Astronomical Society
Room 411, Top Floor, Babbage Building, Plymouth University PL4 8AA
Fri Apr 13, 2018
Time: 7.30 - 9.30pm
Price: Visitors £2, free for members
April
Skylark: Britain’s First Space Rocket - and its pioneering astronomical observations by Robin Brand
The Bristol Astronomical Society
Bristol Photographic Society, Unit 13, Montpelier Central, Station Road, Bristol, Montpelier, BS6 5EE
Fri Apr 20, 2018
Time: 7:00pm
Price: £3, free for members and first-time visitors
Robin Brand will talk about Skylark: Britain's first space rocket, and the pioneering astronomical observations it made.
May
Binocular Astronomy, by Stephen Tonkin
Plymouth Astronomical Society
Room 411, Top Floor, Babbage Building, Plymouth University PL4 8AA
Fri May 11, 2018
Time: 7.30 - 9.30pm
Price: Visitors £2, free for members

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