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Autumn 2010 Programme

August 13th, 2010

Following on from an excellent series of talks in the spring, the club has some equally high calibre talks lined up this autumn, hopefully leading up to a clear observing evening at the beginning of December. You can check the details of the next meeting on the Meetings page, and of course we’ll continue to [...]

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Perseids Meteor Shower

August 12th, 2010

Tonight and tomorrow marks the height of the Perseids meteor shower, as the Earth passes through the debris left by comet Swift-Tuttle. Unfortunately, while some parts of the northern hemisphere will witness a fantastic display thanks to a waxing crescent moon, a dismal weather forecast means its unlikely you’ll see much from Papworth!

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Annual Astronomy Quiz

May 19th, 2010

The Conservatory, Papworth Everard Wednesday, 19 May 2010, 7.30pm The 2010 Astro Quiz will take place on Wednesday, 19th May, in the function room of “The Conservatory”, Chequers Lane, Papworth Everard. Teams from the Bedford, Nene Valley, Papworth and Sawtry clubs will be competing for the Admiral Smyth Trophy, and spectators and supporters are welcome [...]

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Andrew Chamblin Memorial Lecture

May 10th, 2010

Monday, 10 May 2010 The fourth Andrew Chamblin Memorial Lecture, entitled “The Amazing Diversity of Planetary Systems”, will be given by Professor Michel Mayor at 5pm on Monday 10th May in Lady Mitchell Hall, Sidgwick Avenue, Cambridge. Admission is free and there are no tickets or reserved seats – please just turn up on the [...]

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