8:30 Programme

Programme for Friday Nights

The programme of 8:30 talks can be downloaded or imported into calendar apps using this .ics file. If you are using Google Calendar then you can automatically receive updates by clicking the arrow next to Other Calendars, choosing “Add by URL” and pasting the link to the file on this website.

Date Topic Speaker
Jan 4th 2019/The Lunar Surface Kate
Jan 11th Creation of Galaxies Kate
Jan 18th How do we get the heavier elements? Kate
Jan 25th Astro Updates David
Feb 1st The Northern Lights Dave P
Feb 8th Diurnal Movement Des
Feb 15th Impressions of the August 21 2017 Total Solar Eclipse. Dave P
Feb 22rd Video Steve
March 1st Ancient Astronomer Senior Astro Scouts
March 8th Solar Astronomy Kate
March 15th 16th-18th Century Astronomers Senior Astro Scouts
March 22nd Astro Updates David
March 29th Optical Telescopes Kate
April 5th Size is not everything Steve
April 12th tbc Allan J
April 19th Easter Quiz Kate
April 26th Subrahmanyan Chandrasekha Kerry
Summer break: section time at 8:30pm
Sept 6th Technology Topics Ken/Dave
Sept 13th Technology Topics Ken/Dave
Sept 20th Technology Topics Ken/Dave
Sept 27th Astro Updates David
Oct 4th Jupiter and the Juno Mission Kerry
Oct 11th Missions to Mars Andy A
Oct 18th Missions to the Moon GCSE Group
Oct 25th Video Steve
Nov 1st Star Analyzer vs Alpy Kate
Nov 8th Spectroscopy and the HR Diagram Kate
Nov 15th Gamma Cas and Be Stars Kate
Nov 22nd tbc John
Nov 29th Astro Updates David
Dec 6th Our Place in the Galaxy, voting Kate
Dec 13th 7:30 – Raffle & Presentations Kate
Dec 20th 7:30 – Variable Stars Kate
Dec 27th No talk