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Basic members are welcome to attend Lectures but will be charged a small fee.

Jun
13
Sun
Mars & The Moon
Jun 13 @ 10:00 pm – 10:00 pm

On Sunday the 13th of June at 22.00 hrs

the planet Mars will be 2° south of an 11% lit waxing crescent Moon

if you do plan to image / observe this event remember to dress for the conditions

Jun
17
Thu
Sundials A brief history of time reckoning
Jun 17 @ 7:45 pm – 9:45 pm

Dr Frank King

Fellow in Computer Science at Churchill College, Cambridge

Chairman of The British Sundial Society

Will be talking to us about how time has been measured through the centuries

using various instruments, Franks talk will concentrate on Sundials

as he has been involved in the design of several of those used to illustrate the talk

 

Jul
18
Sun
Solar observing at Lesnes Abbey
Jul 18 @ 11:00 am – 3:00 pm

On Sunday the 18th of July from 11.00 hrs to 15.00 hrs

Weather & Covid Restrictions Permitting

members of the Society will be at Lesnes Abbey to offer safe views of the Sun

Jul
24
Sat
The Annual Barbecue
Jul 24 all-day

The Societies Annual Barbecue

During the afternoon of Saturday the 24th of July the Society will be having a  Barbecue

All Members & their families would be more than Welcome

The usual barbecue rules apply

 

Aug
1
Sun
Solar Observing at Lesnes Abbey
Aug 1 @ 11:00 am – 3:00 pm

On Sunday the 1st of August from 11.00 hrs to 15.00 hrs

Weather & Covid Restrictions Permitting

members of the Society will be at Lesnes Abbey to offer safe views of the Sun