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.