After our normal round of of astronomy news Jim Wood, bravely done a quick session showing his Imaging session. This quickly turned on to a trouble shooting session on why guiding is not working.
With the BBC Stargazing live clouding over this year. The team at Go Stargazing are coming to our rescue. Over the 16th & 17th February various Societies across the UK will be hosting events. Check out their website for more information. http://gostargazing.co.uk/2018
On October 16, 2017, the the LIGO Scientific Collaboration, Virgo Collaboration, and its partners announced the first observation of gravitational-waves from a pair of inspiraling neutron stars. Electromagnetic emission from the resulting collision was also observed in multiple wavelength bands. This occured on August 17, 2017 and represents the first time a cosmic event was […]
News Release • September 27, 2017 At a joint press conference earlier today, LIGO and Virgo announced their first joint observation of a binary black hole merger. First broadcast live, you can watch the recording below:
Hi all, I have been informed by the Council that the 01 September meeting will be in the education room at the Museum. The Education room is just beside the main reception desk, some of us will remember using it in the past. We will enter in the normal way through the side door and if […]
Dear members, Please circulate this message to your society committee and members. As I mentioned in my May email update to All FAS Societies there will be a number of positions vacant at the AGM. There have been no expressions of interest and at our last Council Meeting, we discussed what we should do. […]
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