Programme

Programme for 2021

The monthly meetings of the Somerset Levels Stargazers take place on the last Wednesday of every month except December at 7.30pm, the meetings are usually held in Othery Village Hall but due to the current Pandemic we have been holding on-line Zoom meetings since April last year.

The Zoom meetings are FREE to all and each Month we….

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.

  • Have a look at prominent figures from Astronomy or Space Missions through history.

  • Keep members up to date on any interesting Astronomy and Spaceflight events.


Date

Speaker

Main Subject

27th January

John Martin MBE

Apollo 14

24th February

Richard and Sue Horsham

Ancient Observatories and observation of the Night Sky.

31th March

Bob Mizon
CFDS

FRAS MBE

Hours with the night
(Astronomical images through the years).

28th April

Paul Adamson

Stonehenge.

26th May

Josh Dury

International dark Skies Delegate

Dark
skies
Conservation.

30th June

Bud Budzynski

"Tain't Rocket"
Getting into Space

28th July

John Martin

MBE

Apollo 15

25th August

Bob Mizon

FRAS MBE

Comets
in History

29th September

Richard Kilbey

How James Cook measured the Universe

27th October

Martin Griffiths

BSc MSc FRAS

TBC

24th November

Brian Fraser

Social

Ignition: Fundamentals of Rocket propulsion

No December meeting

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Bob Mizon Pictured Left