Astronomy catchup every Friday on Zoom at 7 pm unless a real meeting is taking place(see below)
Astronomy chat by experts and beginners with members of local astronomy societies.
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Aug 26th 2022 7.30 pm
Swallowfield Parish Hall
Short talks or indoor demonstrations included, outside if clear. Suitable for young beginners.
Venue Swallowfield Parish Hall. No membership is required.
Please bear in mind no observing will be done if cloudy.
The first meeting of the 50th anniversary year
September 17th 2022 7 pm
St Peter’s Church Hall
This will be a physical meeting in the hall with access by ZOOM
Bernard Henin science author
Bernard studied applied science in biotechnology but decided to find other life aspirations on different continents with businesses such as Amazon.com and humanitarian organisations in Africa.
“I have decided to share my passion for space science with the general public. In doing so, I write books for Springer International and get to spend months researching a chosen topic and interviewing leading scientists at space agencies and universities worldwide. I am a recurrent panellist on the Space Oddities YouTube channel.”
Having lived in Brussels, Houston and Hong Kong home, Bernard currently resides in Wiltshire.
The subject of this talk will be The James Webb Space Telescope
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