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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
Saturday 12/08/2017
9:30pm
Perseid meteor watch
The aim of the session is to observe Perseid meteors. However other observing will also take place.
Fairwood observatory at Swansea Airport
Thursday 12/10/2017
7pm
Society lecture
Nick Lewis of the Swansea Astronomical Society will give a talk entitled 'Following the Saros'.
Fulton House
Thursday 26/10/2017
7pm
Society lecture
Jon Laver of Cardiff Astronomical Society will give a talk on Meteors
Fulton House
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
Thursday 23/11/2017
7pm
Society lecture
Prof Prem Kumar, Swansea University Physics department will give a lecture. Topic TBA
Fulton House
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


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