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Upcoming Meetings: September-December 2013

August 9th, 2013

The next four months see the annual November observing evening, as well as talks by Dave Green, Dr Mike Leggett, and Sheridan Williams FRAS on radio astronomy, ancient astronomy and the mechanics of eclipses respectively. For full details, click “Read More”.

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Upcoming Meeting List: February-May 2013

January 24th, 2013

February’s meeting will be an observing evening. The following three months see talks by Professor Paul Hewett (Director of Cambridge IoA), Andreas Schroeer (of Astromedia UK), and Professor John Zarnecki (of the Rosetta mission to comet 46P/Wirtanen.)

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Upcoming Meetings for 2013

December 27th, 2012

2nd January 2013 Nik Szymanek, the renown astrophotographer, will give a talk on photographing the night sky and show some of his images. If you aren’t familiar with Nik’s work, take a look at his website. Papworth members who participated in the Faulkes telescope session might be interested in Nik’s Faulkes images! As in previous […]

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Club Library

December 13th, 2011
Books in the club library

Tuesday 13th December 2011 When the Club’s founding member Gordon Carter passed away in May, his family asked if anyone associated with the Club would like his large collection of astronomy books. Gordon’s library was a fascinating mix of astronomical fact, fiction, biography and trivia, and some of the collection was distributed to his friends […]

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