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The Bubble Nebula (NGC 7635)
From the Hubble Space Telescope
Meeting Dates For 2019

Directions
Friday 18 January 19.30 - 21.30 at Liddington Village Hall
Programme: Ray Doran, Reaction Engines: SABRE: Unlocking the future of Hypersonic Flight and Space Access
Friday 15 February 19.30 - 21.30 at Liddington Village Hall
Programme: Graham Bryant: Astronomical Events that have effected Human History
Friday 15 March 19.30 - 21.30 at Liddington Village Hall
Programme: AGM - Minutes of the last AGM in 2018 found HERE plus Viv Williams: Astro Imaging - the Basics.
Friday 12 April 19.30 - 21.30 at Liddington Village Hall
Programme: Dr. Sarah Bosman: Late Cosmology: how stars and black holes emerged from primordial gas, and how we can spot them

Friday 17 May 19.30 - 21.30 at Liddington Village Hall
Programme: Robin Wilkey: The Astronomy of Ancient Egypt and the Near East
Friday 21 June 19.30 - 21.30 at Liddington Village Hall
Programme: Peter Chappell: My Aurora Adventure
July & August - No Meetings
Friday 23 August - 1 Day Excursion to the Royal Observatory, Greenwich
Cost around £39 less concessions (senior, child etc) - price £23 for coach travel, £16.00 entry on arrival. Book coach travel directly through Barnes Travel 01793 821303

Friday 20 September 19.30 - 21.30 at Liddington Village Hall
Programme: Dr. Lilian Hobbs: How Astronomy Has Changed

Friday 18 October 19.30 - 21.30 at Liddington Village Hall
Programme: Robert Slack: The Grand Tour - Voyage to the Outer Planets
Friday 15 November 19.30 - 21.30 at Liddington Village Hall
Programme: Mark Woodland FRAS: Exoplanents and the Charterhouse Exoplanet Project.

Friday 13 December - details to be confirmed
Programme: Christmas Social

Meeting Dates For 2020
Friday 17 January 19.30 - 21.30 at Liddington Village Hall
Programme: Chris Starr FRAS MBIS:. Introduction to the Night Sky for Beginners
Friday 21 February 19.30 - 21.30 at Liddington Village Hall
Programme: Dr Jane Clark: Orbits in the Solar System
Friday 20 March 19.30 - 21.30 at Liddington Village Hall
Programme: AGM
Friday 17 April 19.30 - 21.30 at Liddington Village Hall
Programme: Gary Poyner - Variable Stars around the Perseus Double Cluster
Friday 15 May 19.30 - 21.30 at Liddington Village Hall
Programme: Mike Foulkes: Herschel's Planet
Friday 19 June 19.30 - 21.30 at Liddington Village Hall
Programme: Graham Bryant: Pluto from Myth to Discovery
July & August - No Meetings
Friday 18 September 19.30 - 21.30 at Liddington Village Hall
Programme: TBA
Friday 16 October 19.30 - 21.30 at Liddington Village Hall
Programme: Dr James Fradgley MSc, FRAS: The Universe - A brief overview of what we know, or think we know

Friday 20 November 19.30 - 21.30 at Liddington Village Hall
Programme: Dave Eagle FRAS PGCE BSc (Hons): 'Comets, Enigmatic and Beautiful Visitors'

Friday 11 December
Programme: Christmas Social
Stargazing near Swindon

Next Viewing: please see Noticeboard

Lacock Stargazing Nights
In the field at the back of the Red Lion pub in the centre of Lacock

Organised by Wiltshire Astronomical Society, Swindon Stargazers always welcome
Meeting the 3rd Friday of the month at 8pm or the Saturday if not clear SEE WEBSITE