Events

LYRA Programme and Local Events 2018 – All talks will commence at 7.30pm in the Coach House Room at Parkhill Hotel, Oulton (unless otherwise stated)

All Talks £2.50 For Non Members

January 9th – AGM followed by a short talk by Dr. Leonard Brundle

January 23rd – LYRA Observing/Practical night at Barn Car Park, Parkhill Hotel from 7.30pm

February 13th – Talk by Chris Greenfield, NAS Secretary “Near Earth Objects – Protecting our civilisation from the major impact”

February 27th – LYRA Observing/Practical night at Barn Car Park, Parkhill Hotel from 7.30pm

March 13th – Talk by Paul Webb, experienced local astronomer “Ordinary to the Extraordinary – what you can see from beginner to expert”

March 27th – LYRA Observing/Practical night at Barn Car Park, Parkhill Hotel from 7.30pm

April 10th – Talk by Nick James, BAA Comet Section Director “Observing & Studying Comets”

April 24th – LYRA Observing/Practical night at Barn Car Park, Parkhill Hotel from 7.30pm

May 8th – Talk by Paul Whiting, FRAS “Practical Radio Astronomy”

May 22rd – LYRA Observing/Practical night at Barn Car Park, Parkhill Hotel from 7.30pm

June 12th – Talk by Steve Hubbard & Malcom E Brown, “Thinking about Astronomy – a century of change and continuity”

June 26th – LYRA Observing/Practical night at Barn Car Park, Parkhill Hotel from 7.30pm

July 10th -Inaugural talk by President Matthew Bothwell, From Big Bang to the Big Rips! A History of Modern Cosmology

July 24th – LYRA Observing/Practical night at Barn Car Park, Parkhill Hotel from 7.30pm

Aug 14th – Summer Social Evening at Parkhill Hotel

Sept 11th – Talk by Jonathan Gale, Webb Society Committee “Observing Astronomical Asterisms”

Sept 25th- LYRA Observing/Practical night at Barn Car Park, Parkhill Hotel from 7:30pm

Oct 9th – Talk by Dr John Rogers, BAA Jupiter Section Director “Jupiter and the Juno mission”

Oct 23rd – LYRA Observing/Practical night at Barn Car Park, Parkhill Hotel from 7:30pm

Nov 13th – Talk by Bob Argyle, President of the Webb Society “Observing Double Stars Past & Present”

Nov 27th – LYRA Observing/Practical night at Barn Car Park, Parkhill Hotel from 7:30pm

Dec 11th – LYRA Christmas Dinner

Further Events will be updated

Other Astronomy Events for 2018

 

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