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Bedford Astronomical Society

December 13th, 2011
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Tuesday, 13 December 2011 Bedford Astronomical Society celebrate their 25th Anniversary in 2012, and to celebrate they are holding a special event on 26th February at Bedford School Theatre. With 6 invited speakers, exhibitors, demonstrations and refreshments, this all day event should be a great day out for any amateur astronomer. For more information, visit [...]

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Online Astronomy Lectures

November 20th, 2011
Academic Earth

Club member Mick Nicols has recommended an excellent series of lectures that are available for free download from the Academic Earth web site. “Introduction to Astrophysics” by Charles Bailyn of Yale University focuses on three particularly interesting areas of astronomy that are advancing very rapidly: Extra-Solar Planets, Black Holes, and Dark Energy. “Astrobiology and Space [...]

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Breckland Astronomical Society Star Party

November 20th, 2011
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Sunday, 20 November 2011 The Breckland Astronomical Society will be hosting their first ‘Star Party’ at the Haw Wood Farm Caravan Park in Suffolk from Friday 23rd March to Monday 26th March, 2012. This part of Suffolk near the Southwold coast is a very good ‘dark sky’ area, and the observing theme will be the [...]

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Society for the History of Astronomy

November 20th, 2011
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Sunday, 20 November 2011 We received a letter (yes, a real one made from paper and delivered by ‘snail mail’) to tell us The Society for the History of Astronomy will be holding their Spring Conference at the National Maritime Museum in Greenwich, on 28th April, 2012. However there aren’t (as yet) any details on [...]

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