Welcome

Somerset Levels Stargazers is a group of enthusiastic amateur astronomers interested in looking at the stars, planets and anything else in space. We meet at least once a month to pass on our knowledge and share our interest in astronomy with people from the Somerset Levels.

Dear All,

Due to the sucess of our online meeting in April we have decided to continue with all future meetings online until further notice.

The next online meeting will be on the 26th August

We will be continue updating this months sky and have also added a few more new pages.

meeting online

Here we will to try and add as much of the upcoming meeting online as best we can. We will do our best to add additional news when possible.

Chat board

For adding comments and info from our members. You can also use our forum to communicate with each other and share information.

Please also keep an eye on our facebook page as well. Membership renewal dates will be altered to incorporate any meetings we have to cancel.

Take care and thank you for you understanding

Paul and The Stargazing Committee.

 

 The monthly meetings of the Somerset Levels Stargazers take place on the last Wednesday of every month except December at 7.30pm in Othery Village Hall,
Fore Street, Othery, TA7 0QU everyone welcome…Each month we will:

Each month we will:

  • Give details of Astronomical highlights for the Month ahead including a guide to exploring the Moon, planets and Stars.
  • Have a talk on a different subject each month given by a club member or guest speaker.
  • Look at a prominent figure from the history of Astronomy their life and work.
  • Keep members up to date on any interesting discoveries and events..
  • After our meeting if the sky is clear we conduct an observing session at the back of the hall in the car park.

We ask attendees to pay only £2.50 per meeting, or alternatively take out an annual membership at a cost of £20.00. Tea and Coffee are provided.
We hope to see you there.

Date

Speaker

Main Subject

29th January

Paul Adamson

Animals in Space

26th February

Richard and Sue Horsham

Exoplanets.

25th March

John Martin

MBE

Apollo 13.

29th April

Hugh Allan

Spectoscopy.

27th May

Bob Mizon

FRAS MBE

The Tunguska Event

and other impactors.

 

24th June

Richard Kilbey

How James Cook

measured the Universe.

29st July

Tim Wetherell

 

Victorian telescopes and

Obsevatories.

26th August

Bob Mizon

FRAS MBE

The Hubble Space

Telescope.

30th September

Chris Starr

FRAS FBIS IAAA

The Planet

Mars

28th October

Douglas Rice

The Sky in Science and

Imagination.

25th November

End of Year

Social

 

No December meeting

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e-mail Somersetlevelsstargazers@hotmail.com

website http://www.somersetlevelsstargazers.co.uk/ find us on facebook

 

You do not need to register to use this site but registration is required if you wish to use our forums. Should you have any issue having your account activated please email the club by replying to one of our previous emails.

 

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To help cover costs, we ask members to pay either £2.50 per month, or alternatively take out an annual membership at a cost of £20.00.