From the Society and elsewhere


End-of-term report

4 August 2020|

The first part of our lockdown season of talks came to end on Friday and what an amazing time we've had. Featuring practical, historical, entertaining and superb keynote talks.

The Sky in August 2020 presentation

1 August 2020|

ASE member Mark Phillips told us about the things to view in the night sky during August, including the Perseids meteor shower, Mars and several objects in our ASE-24 list.

Parker Solar Probe meeting report

22 July 2020|

What an enthusiastic, exciting and engaging talk we had from mission Senior Scientific Officer Dr. Nour Raouafi live from John Hopkins University, Maryland.

Is Earth Special?

18 July 2020|

Very thought-provoking talk from Prof Dave Waltham last night. Did we get a Yes or No answer? See what you think.

Lundmark Panorama and Sky in July

2 July 2020|

Clive Davenhall told us the interesting story of the Lundmark Panorama and Horst covered the Sky in July at our online meeting on Wednesday 1 July. You can catch up with the video from the meeting on our YouTube channel.

James Bradley and others FACT CHECKED!

27 June 2020|

ASE member Dr Bruce Vickery followed on from his previous talk by looking into some historical fake news about dates and the calendar in general and give us a very informative and entertaining talk as always. Watch the video above [...]

Three Scope and Shed talks

27 June 2020|

ASE members Tosh White, Mike McGovern and Peter Black gave us some very interesting and informative Scope and Shed talks on Wednesday evening. The aim of these SCope Talks is to give you an insight into what each bit of [...]

Exploring Alien Atmospheres

17 June 2020|

What a fantastic, engaging talk we had by Dr Hannah Wakeford of the University of Bristol. Lots of viewers both on Zoom and YouTube with many good questions afterwards.