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September 2018

LDAS Members BBQ

September 29 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Standalone Farm, Wilbury Road
Letchworth, SG6 4JN United Kingdom
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Free

Today we have our annual BBQ event. It will start a 6pm. See separate email regarding details.

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October 2018

Astrophotography Meeting

October 8 @ 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm
George and Dragon, George and Dragon, 19 High St
Gravely, SG4 7LE United Kingdom
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If you are interested in starting, or improving your astrophotography skills, come along to the Jester Hotel and have a drink and a chat with fellow astrophotographers.

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LDAS Monthly Meeting

October 31 @ 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Standalone Farm, Wilbury Road
Letchworth, SG6 4JN United Kingdom
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Making Stars and Planets: The HOYS-CAPS Citizen Science Project Dr Dirk Froebrich will speak on the subject of 'HOYS CAPS'. The talk will give a brief overview of the star and planet formation process and detail the scientific goals of our citizen science project which monitors nearby young star clusters with amateur telescopes. We will show some of our recent results and explain how to participate in our research. HOYS CAPS  is a citizen science project = Hunting Outbursting Young Stars with the Centre…

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November 2018

LDAS Star Party – CANCELLED

November 10 @ 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Standalone Farm, Wilbury Road
Letchworth, SG6 4JN United Kingdom
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Free

Tomorrow nights star party is cancelled, due to the very poor weather forecast. There is no point in opening the observatory in wind and rain! Please keep looking at the website for our upcoming events; the next one is on Nov 24th and is a telescope workshop. See the homepage of this website for a link to that event.

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Astrophotography Meeting

November 12 @ 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm
George and Dragon, George and Dragon, 19 High St
Gravely, SG4 7LE United Kingdom
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If you are interested in starting, or improving your astrophotography skills, come along to the Jester Hotel and have a drink and a chat with fellow astrophotographers.

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Committee Meeting

November 14 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
TBC
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Telescope Workshop – we can help you with your scope!

November 24 @ 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Standalone Farm, Wilbury Road
Letchworth, SG6 4JN United Kingdom
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Free

Have a telescope you aren't sure how to use? Looking for some advice on buying a telescope? We can help you get the best from your telescope and point you in the right direction if you are looking to improve what you have or if you are considering purchasing a telescope/eyepiece/camera etc. If you have a telescope bring it with you you and we will set it up and show you how to use it. We will have a couple…

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LDAS Monthly Meeting

November 28 @ 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Standalone Farm, Wilbury Road
Letchworth, SG6 4JN United Kingdom
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How we'll live on Mars Tonights talk will be given by Colin Stuart, and is titled 'How we'll live on Mars'. Humans will soon make their first trip to Mars. How will they get there? What challenges will they have to overcome and what spectacular sights await the successful? In a talk packed full of stunning visuals and the latest scientific thinking, astronomy author Colin Stuart takes us on a journey to the Red Planet to witness the majesty of…

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December 2018

Astrophotography Meeting

December 10 @ 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm
George and Dragon, George and Dragon, 19 High St
Gravely, SG4 7LE United Kingdom
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If you are interested in starting, or improving your astrophotography skills, come along to the Jester Hotel and have a drink and a chat with fellow astrophotographers.

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LDAS AGM

December 12 @ 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Standalone Farm, Wilbury Road
Letchworth, SG6 4JN United Kingdom
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Free

Tonight it is our AGM. This shouldn't take too long and will be followed by a quiz, raffle, refreshments and a few astronomy highlights from 2018. Entry is free.

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