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October
Radio Astronomy from your Back Garden
The Astronomical Society of Glasgow
Room 6.41, Royal College Building, Strathclyde University
Thu Oct 19, 2017
Time: Lecture Begins 7:30pm
Price: Free
Prof. Graham Woan, Professor of Astrophysics at the University of Glasgow
October
Stargazing weekend at ‘The Steadings’, Loch Ness
Highland Astronomy Tours
Highland Astronomy Tours
Sat Oct 21, 2017 - Mon Oct 23, 2017
Time: 6pm
Price: £229 for weekend
Highland Astronomy Tours is offering a special weekend stargazing break, on October 21st and 22nd 2017, at The Steadings at the Grouse and Trout, a 3* gold country hotel, situated near Loch Ness in the Scottish Highlands. The weekend will be hosted by astronomer Stephen Mackintosh, who will be on hand during both evenings of your stay for talks, informal Q&A and professional outdoor excursions under the stars. Stephen’s guiding will teach you how to navigate your way through the heavens with the naked eye, binoculars and with a sophisticated live video telescope setup, allowing audiences to peer at distant galaxies, planets and glistening star clusters.
November
The Universe is full of noises: a new perspective from gravitational waves
The Astronomical Society of Glasgow
Thu Nov 16, 2017
Time: Lecture Begins 7:30pm
Price: Free
Mr. Daniel Williams, PhD candidate and researcher working in the Institute for Gravitational Research in the School of Physics and Astronomy at the University of Glasgow
December
Attaining the ultimate resolution limits of large ground-based astronomical telescopes
The Astronomical Society of Glasgow
Room 6.41, Royal College Building, Strathclyde University
Thu Dec 21, 2017
Time: Lecture Begins 7:30pm
Price: Free
Lecture by Dr. Stewart McKechnie, Member of the ASG
January
METI – Messaging to Extraterrestrial Intelligencies
The Astronomical Society of Glasgow
Room 6.41, Royal College Building, Strathclyde University
Thu Jan 18, 2018
Time: Lecture Begins 7:30pm
Price: Free
The Tannahill Lecture Dr. Alan Penny, Honorary reader and visiting scientist in the Astronomy Group of the School of Physics and Astronomy. St Andrews University
February
Members' Night Talks
The Astronomical Society of Glasgow
Room 6.41, Royal College Building, Strathclyde University
Thu Feb 15, 2018
Time: Lecture Begins 7:30pm
Price: Free
Short Talks by Society Members
March
The Gaia Mission: unravelling the composition, formation and evolution of our galaxy
The Astronomical Society of Glasgow
Room 6.41, Royal College Building, Strathclyde University
Thu Mar 15, 2018
Time: Lecture Begins 7:30pm
Price: Free
Lecture by Dr. Nick Rowel, Researcher and developer with the Wide Field Astronomy Unit at the Royal Observatory of Edinburgh
May
Asteroid Exploration and Exploitation : from nanoprobes to asteroid engineering
The Astronomical Society of Glasgow
Room 6.41, Royal College Building, Strathclyde University
Thu May 17, 2018
Time: Lecture Begins 7:30pm
Price: Free
Lecture by Prof. Max Vasile, Professor of Space Systems Engineering, Department of Mechanical Aerospace Engineering, Strathclyde University. This lecture will be followed by the Society Annual General Meeting

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