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First meeting after the pandemic

Saturday 18th September 2021 With about 30 members in the hall this was a hybrid meeting watching a remote presentation by Paul Fellows and a further 26 participants on zoom. Snowball Earth– A look at the evidence that around 600 … Continue reading

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Annual Day Meeting

Reading Astronomical Society An annual roundup of our activities. St. Peter’s Church Hall, Church Road, Earley. Saturday 29th Feb. 2020 1pm-5pm. An open day to show all aspects of the society and our enthusiasm for the night sky. Prospective members, … Continue reading

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Woodcote rally site

The area flagged out in the pic will be our stand. It certainly has clear lines to the horizon in all directions (even the tree line to the north is not obtrusive).  Bring sunscreen and water – it will be … Continue reading

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2018 – ReadingAstroday

Saturday 24th Feb – Open day A day for anything!   We will be in attendance from 10am – 5pm at St Peters hall  to show, discuss, demonstrate, display all aspects of the society and our enthusiasm for the universe. … Continue reading

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Summer Meeting in Bath

We will be holding a special summer meeting in the Elwin Room, Bath Royal Literary and Scientific Institution, 16-18 Queen Square, Bath BA1 2HN Saturday June 24th 2017 at 2pm. Talk on Caroline and William Herschel by Mona Evans which … Continue reading

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British Science Week 2017

Join the Reading Astronomical Society at London Road Campus of University of Reading With the British Science Association Sat 11th March 6.30pm ’til 9pm. Moon observing – weather permitting. In the main quad garden. An Evening of astronomy talks. In … Continue reading

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Annual Imaging Day

On a Saturday in spring 2018 10am-5pm. A day of seminars by local experts, on astronopmical imaging. Past comments: Thank you for yesterday’s imaging session. It was extremely helpful and interesting and I’m sure all present are appreciative of you … Continue reading

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ERF 2016

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We are having a clearout

Here’s the contents of the cupboards and these telescopes have to go. Come along tonight (19/11/2016) and make your bid and if that means you get it free we won’t object. NB: Not all OTAs have tripods.

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Adult Learning Courses

GI/M/PX021 ASTRONOMY 1 – EXPLORING THE SOLAR SYSTEM Course fee: £86 Centre: Waingels Adult Centre Start date: 3 Nov 2016 – End date: 8 Dec 2016 – Start time: 19:00 – End time: 21:00 Day(s): Thurs – Duration: 6 Weeks … Continue reading

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