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October
Young Persons Astronomy Course
Bristol Astronomical Society
Bristol Photographic Society, Unit 13 Montpelier Central, Station Road, Montpelier, Bristol BS65EE
Fri Oct 5, 2018 - Fri Oct 26, 2018
Time: 5:30 - 6:30 p.m.
Price: £30
Four Friday evening session on astronomy for young persons aged 9-11 years old (School years 5-6), covering viewing the sky, the solar system, deep space, and astrophotography. All participants must be accompanied by an adult (combined fee is £30). In addition, participants will be offered a visit to the BAS observatory to view the night sky through some large telescopes.
November
Equipment evening
Plymouth Astronomical Society
Room 411 Babbage Building, University of Plymouth
Fri Nov 9, 2018
Time: 7:30pm-9:30pm
Price: £2 to non members
A range of members' telescopes and other equipment will be on display and there will be a short talk by Hannah Davey, Eddington Lodge
December
Annual Quiz Night
Torbay Astronomical Society
Room BE1, Business and Enterprise Suite, Torquay Boys' Grammar School, Shiphay Manor Drive, Torquay, Devon, TQ2 7EL
Thu Dec 13, 2018
Time: 19:30
Price: Free to members. Non-members: £3 for adults and £1 for under 18s
Our annual astronomy-themed quiz, compiled and hosted by Maxwell Maltz. There will also be a raffle and mince pies.
December
100 years on -  Forgotten Astronomical events and astronomers of WW1
Plymouth Astronomical Society
Room 411 Babbage Building, University of Plymouth
Fri Dec 14, 2018
Time: 7:30pm-9:30pm
Price: £2 to non members
Talk by Sheila Evans followed by the Christmas Quiz
January
Dynamic Skies
Plymouth Astronomical Society
Room 411 Babbage Building, University of Plymouth
Fri Jan 11, 2019
Time: 7:30pm-9:30pm
Price: £2 to non members
Talk by Will Gater
January
Simon Harding: "The Aurora Borealis"
Torbay Astronomical Society
Room BE1, Business and Enterprise Suite, Torquay Boys' Grammar School, Shiphay Manor Drive, Torquay, Devon, TQ2 7EL
Thu Jan 24, 2019
Time: 19:30
Price: Free to members. Non-members: £3 for adults and £1 for under 18s
Lecture by Simon Harding. We will also look at what can be seen in the night sky in the month ahead.
February
Identifying Meteorite Impact Sites
Plymouth Astronomical Society
Room 411 Babbage Building, University of Plymouth
Fri Feb 8, 2019
Time: 7:30pm-9:30pm
Price: £2 to non members
Talk by Mike Shearer
February
Bob Marriott: "William Dawes and William Rutter Dawes"
Torbay Astronomical Society
Room BE1, Business and Enterprise Suite, Torquay Boys' Grammar School, Shiphay Manor Drive, Torquay, Devon, TQ2 7EL
Thu Feb 21, 2019
Time: 19:30
Price: Free to members. Non-members: £3 for adults and £1 for under 18s
A lecture by Bob Marriott, former Curator of Instruments at the British Astronomical Association. We will also look at what can be seen in the night sky in the month ahead.

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