Thursday, 29 November 2018

Next Meeting: Wednesday 30-Jan-2019

The next meeting will be on Wednesday 30-Jan-2019.

The meeting will be the Society's 2019 Annual General meeting.  There will also be a talk on:  Astronomical Events of 2019.
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Meetings start at 7:30 P.M. at the usual venue, the Burley Memorial Hall, Waverton, CH3 7QN

Tuesday, 30 October 2018

Members’ Night: Wednesday 28-Nov-2018 *** Correction ***

The next Members’ Night will be on: Wednesday 28-Nov-2018.
(The original post mistakenly said it was a Friday.)

Society members will speak on various topics.

Meetings start at 7:30 P.M. at the usual venue, the Burley Memorial Hall, Waverton, CH3 7QN

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Special Meeting: Friday 9-Nov-2018

An special meeting will be held on Friday 9-Nov-2018.

Our guest speaker will be the renowned historian Dr. Allan Chapman FRAS, of Oxford University, who will speak about The Wonderful Century; From Atoms to Island Universes. Astronomy in the 20th Century.

Meetings start at 7:30 P.M. at the usual venue, the Burley Memorial Hall, Waverton, CH3 7QN

Friday, 12 October 2018

Next Meeting: Wednesday 31-Oct-2018

The next meeting will be on Wednesday 31-Oct-2018.

Our guest speaker will be Dr. Pauline Norris, of Astrospeakers, who will speak about The Ancient Egyptians and their Astronomy.

Meetings start at 7:30 P.M. at the usual venue, the Burley Memorial Hall, Waverton, CH3 7QN

Friday, 14 September 2018

Loughton Astronomical Society: 50th Anniversary Astro Festival

Loughton Astronomical Society will be 50 years old this year and to celebrate they are holding a special Astro Festival on Saturday, 10-Nov-18 at Theydon Bois Village Hall in Essex from 09.30 to 17.30.

In the morning there will be displays, demonstrations, Astro Apps, Trade stands and Family Fun and a planetarium; the afternoon comprises lectures.

Talks scheduled for the day include:
  • Nik Szymanek                     Imaging the Sky;
  • Greg Smye-Rumsby            Myths and Illusions;
  • Professor Richard Nelson    Exoplanets: Exploring the Diversity of Worlds in our Galaxy;
  • Professor Lucie Green         Formation and Eruption of Magnetic Flux Ropes on the Sun.

Morning events are free but the afternoon costs £15 per person including refreshments. Book, online hereFull details are on the Loughton Astronomical Society web site here.