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Next Meeting: Wednesday 26-Jul-2017
The next meeting will be on Wednesday 26-Jul-2017. Our guest speaker will be Mr. Steve Warbis, from Macclesfield Astronomical Society, who will talk about Quick Astrophotography in a Light Polluted Sky . The meeting will be at 7:30 P.M. at the usual venue: ...

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Next Meeting: Wednesday 28-Jun-2017
The next meeting will be on Wednesday 28-Jun-2017. Our guest will be Mr. Peter Williamson, from Shropshire Astronomical Society and  BBC Radio, who will treat us to A Solar Event - a talk and practical demonstration. The evening will begin earlier than norm...

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2017 Programme Update
The 2017 Programme has been updated to include: an extra meeting ( Friday , 27-October-2017) - a Telescope Surgery: Learn to use a telescope effectively . Setting up a new telescope can be a daunting task, especially for the first time.  Some modern telesco...

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Free Magazines
Sky
and Telescope Magazines We
have been offered some free copies of Sky and Telescope magazines. The issues cover the years
1980–1984, 1986–1987 and are described as being “in
good condition and mostly complete” .
The owner can deliver them to the Burley...

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Next Meeting: Wednesday 31-May-2017
The next meeting will be on Wednesday 31-May-2017. Our guest speaker will be Dr. Megan Argo, of The University of
Manchester, who will talk about When Galaxies Collide .   The meeting will be at 7:30 P.M. at the usual venue:  the Burley Memorial Hall, Wave...

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2017 Programme Update
The 2017 Programme has been updated to include: the BAA Weekend Conference in Chester (8,9,10-September-2017); an extra meeting at which Dr. Alan Chapman will speak, 10-November-2017).

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BAA Weekend Meeting Programme: September 2017
This is the programme for the British Astronomical Association Weekend Meeting which will be held in Chester on Friday-Sunday, September 8-10, 2017 :   Stars: Life and Death of the Universe   Friday     19:00 - 21:30 Lyndsay Fletcher                  (Glasg...

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Next Meeting: Wednesday 26-Apr-2017
The next meeting will be on Wednesday 26-Apr-2017. Our guest speaker will be Mr. Kevin Kilburn, of The University of Manchester and Manchester Astronomical Society, who will talk about The Forgotten Star Atlas .   The meeting will be at 7:30 P.M. at the usu...

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NASA Astronaut Visit: 22-Mar-17 (Wallsall) and 25-Mar-17 (Leicester)
The following notice may be of interest: We are hosting former NASA Astronaut Dr. Don Thomas for some events in the U.K. in March 2017. Dr Thomas will also be undertaking a number of school visit during his stay here. We would appreciate any publicity you c...

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Professor Albert Zijlstra: The History of the Earth
Our guest speaker on 22-Feb-2017 was professor Albert Zijlstra, of The University of Manchester, who spoke about The History of the Earth.   Professor Zijlstra has kindly provided links to two web sites on which he discusses related topics: Ice ages :   htt...
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