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July
Exoplanets
West Didsbury Astronomical Society
William Hulme's Grammar School, Springfield Road, Manchester M16 8PR
Mon Jul 10, 2017
Time: 1900
Price: Members free, visitors welcome
A lecture on Exoplanets by Dimitris Stamatellos who is the Guild Research Fellow of Astrophysics in the Jeremiah Horrocks Institute for Mathematics, Physics & Astronomy at UCLAN.
July
Geological History of the Moon
Macclesfield Astronomical Society
Goostrey Village Hall CW4 8PE
Tue Jul 18, 2017
Time: 20:00
Price: Free to members, donation from non members
Lecture
September
BAA Chester Weekend meeting
BAA and Chester Astronomical Society
The King's School, Wrexham Rd, Chester, CH4 7QL
Fri Sep 8, 2017
Time: 19.00 - 21.30hrs
Price: Friday evening (inc. refreshments) - BAA Members, Host AS, BAA Affiliated Societies & under 16's £1.00 Non-Members £1.50.
The opening evening of the BAA Chester Weekend meeting hosted by Chester AS. In addition to exhibits there will be the following astronomy talk: Lyndsay Fletcher (Glasgow University) "Living with a Star"
September
British Astronomical Association Chester Weekend Meeting
BAA and Chester Astronomical Society
The King's School, Wrexham Rd, Chester, CH4 7QL
Sat Sep 9, 2017
Time: 10.00 - 18.00hrs
Price: Saturday including a cold buffet lunch BAA Members, Host AS, BAA Affiliated Societies & under 16's £11.00 per person. Non-BAA Members, £15.00 per person
A full day of astronomy talks (see below),exhibits, and couple of trade stands, in a great venue. The talks are: Professor Paul A Crowther - “Birth, life and death of massive stars” Professor Simon Goodwin (Sheffield) "The formation of stars and planets" Dr Jacco van Loon - "Stellar Ecology" Professor Bill Chaplin - "Sounding stars and the search for other worlds in our Galaxy" Dr Matt Darnley - Novae: (Brief) new life after stellar death
September
The UK Beagle 2 Lander for Mars
West Didsbury Astronomical Society
William Hulme's Grammar School, Springfield Road, Manchester M16 8PR
Mon Sep 11, 2017
Time: 1900
Price: Members free, visitors welcome
Dean Harris will tell the amazing story of how the UK became the third nation in history to land on Mars with the help of a group of Christmas-jumper-wearing-boffins, led by a mutton-chop wearing farmer, who designed a probe on the back of a beer mat and knocked it up in a shed.
October
What's in an Image?
West Didsbury Astronomical Society
William Hulme's Grammar School, Springfield Road, Manchester M16 8PR
Mon Oct 9, 2017
Time: 1900
Price: Members free, visitors welcome
Michael Oates will give a talk on astrophotography entitled "What's in an image?"
November
A Day on each Planet
Macclesfield Astronomical Society
Goostrey Village Hall CW4 8PE
Tue Nov 21, 2017
Time: 20:00
Price: Free to members, donation from non members
Lecture
December
The Large Star Clusters and Smallest Galaxies
Macclesfield Astronomical Society
Goostrey Village Hall CW4 8PE
Tue Dec 19, 2017
Time: 20:00
Price: Free to members, donation from non members
Lecture

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