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The Venus Tablets of Ammisaduqa – a solution

Online

We have a conjunction of archaeology and astronomy as Dr Bruce Vickery describes a solution to the Venus Tablets of Ammisaduqa. An interesting link between today’s highly scientific world and that of the Babylonians over 3,500 years ago.

How to Get Started in Night Photography

Online

Talk by Mike Shaw. We will also have the Sky in October. This Night Photography 101 presentation will give you everything you need to know to photograph the night sky [...]

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Imaging & Observing Group meeting

Online

For ASE members only We will have experienced amateur astronomer Martin Lewis with us for this meeting, showing us how he produces his amazing images of the planets. You can [...]

ASTEROIDS: How Love, Fear, and Greed will Determine our Future in Space

Online

The biggest industry that could come into being in space is the mining of the asteroids. Enabling this to happen will lead to a new flourishing of astronomy and planetary science (love), will protect Earth from dinosaur-killer asteroids (fear), and will lead to a time of material abundance (greed). I will discuss how this all may come about.

The Accretion and Inner Disk of Pre-Main-Sequence Stars

Augustine United Church 41 George IV Bridge, Edinburgh

Talk by Dr Justyn Campbell-White from the University of Dundee. We will also have the Sky in November from Alan Pickup. For those watching online, here is the YouTube live [...]

Thomas Cooke: Telescope Maker to the Empire

Online

Talk by Martin Lunn MBE FRAS, former Curator of Astronomy, Yorkshire Museum, York (The Rambling Astronomer) Born into a poor family, this is a rags to riches story about a [...]

The Red Sun

Online

Talk by Lyn Smith Lyn Smith is the current Director of the BAA Solar Section and she will take us on a journey through the solar atmosphere or Chromosphere, viewed [...]