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Member Events 2017/18

Thursday evening lectures are provided for Swansea Astronomical Society members, however, potential new members or members of other astronomical societies should feel free to come along as a guest.

In addition to the events listed below, we hold regular member observation evenings at Fairwood, usually on Friday nights. Please contact us on on contact@swanastro.org.uk for details of this.

Our Yahoogroup for members' chit-chat is at http://groups.yahoo.com/group/swanastro.

DateEventVenue
Thursday 12/10/2017
7pm
Society lecture
Nick Lewis FRAS of the Swansea Astronomical Society will give a talk entitled 'Following the Saros'.
Fulton House, University of Swansea
Thursday 26/10/2017
7pm
Society lecture
Jon Laver FRAS of Cardiff Astronomical Society will give a talk on Meteors
Fulton House, University of Swansea
Thursday 09/11/2017
7pm
Society lecture
Dr Chris North, Sky at Night astronomer from Cardiff University will give a lecture on 'Telescopes Through the Ages'
Fulton House, University of Swansea
Thursday 23/11/2017
7pm
Society lecture
Prof Prem Kumar, Swansea University Physics department will give a lecture. Topic TBA
Fulton House, University of Swansea
Thursday 14/12/2017
7pm
Society lecture
Dr Steve Wainwright FRAS of Swansea Astronomical Society will give a lecture on 'Bridge Camera Astronomy'
Fulton House, University of Swansea
Thursday 11/01/2018
7pm
Society Lecture
Roger Davies (Swansea Astronomical Society) will give a talk on "Stonehenge".
Fulton House, University of Swansea
Thursday 25/01/2018
7pm
Society Lecture
Howard Davies (Swansea Astronomical Society) will give a talk entitled "Open Star Clusters".
Fulton House, University of Swansea
Thursday 08/02/2018
7pm
Society Lecture
Pro Chris Allton (Swansea University) Topic TBA.
Fulton House, University of Swansea
Thursday 22/02/2018
7pm
Society Lecture
Bob Owens (National Museum of Wales) will give a talk entitle 'The Geology of Mars'
Fulton House, University of Swansea
Thursday 08/03/2018
7pm
Society Lecture
Dr Frazer Lewis (Faulkes Telescope) will give a talk entitled 'What has Astronomy done for us?'
Fulton House, University of Swansea
Thursday 22/03/2018
7pm
Society Lecture
Dr Steve Wainwright FRAS (Swansea Astronomical Society) will give a talk Topic TBA
Fulton House, University of Swansea
Thursday 12/04/2018
7pm
Society Lecture
Dave Powell (Barry Astronomical Society) will give a talk entitled 'Meteorite falls in Wales'
Fulton House, University of Swansea
Thursday 26/04/2018
7pm
Society Lecture
Roger Pickard (British Astronomical Asociation) will give a talk entitled 'Variable Stars'.
Fulton House, University of Swansea
Thursday 10/05/2018
7pm
Gerry Lacey Memorial Lecture
Andrew Lound. (Odyssey Dramatic Presentations) will give a talk Topic TBA.
Fulton House, University of Swansea
Thursday 24/05/2018
7pm
Annual General Meeting
Society AGM
Fulton House, University of Swansea
Thursday 13/12/2018
7pm
Society Lecture
Nick Hart of Cardiff and Barry Astronomical Societies will give a talk entitled "Broadband, Narrowband"
Fulton House, University of Swansea


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