Wednesday January 25
AGM; Astronomical Events of 2017
Mr. Richard Sargent (Chester Astronomical Society; BAA)
Wednesday February 22
The History of the Earth
Prof. Albert Zijlstra (The University of Manchester)
Wednesday March 29
The Liverpool Telescope: A Giant Robotic Eye on the Universe
Prof. Mike Bode (Liverpool John Moores University)
Wednesday April 26
The Forgotten Star Atlas
Mr. Kevin Kilburn (The University of Manchester; Manchester Astronomical Society)
Wednesday May 31
When Galaxies Collide
Dr. Megan Argo (University of Manchester)
Wednesday June 28
A Solar Event
Mr. Peter Williamson (Shropshire Astronomical Society; BBC Radio)
Wednesday July 26
Quick Astrophotography in a Light Polluted Sky.
Mr. Steve Warbis (Macclesfield Astronomical Society)
Friday-Sunday September 8-10 *** Confirmed. ***
British Astronomical Association Weekend Conference: Stars: Life and Death of the Universe.
Prof. Lyndsay Fletcher (Glasgow University) Living with a Star.
Prof. Paul A. Crowther (Sheffield University) Birth, life and death of massive stars.
Prof. Nate Bastian (Liverpool John Moores University) Stellar clusters and stellar populations.
Dr. Jacco van Loon (Keele University) Stellar Ecology.
Prof. Bill Chaplin (Birmingham University) Sounding stars and the search for
other worlds in our Galaxy.
Dr. Matt Darnley (Liverpool John Moores University) Novae: (Brief) new life after stellar
Prof. Paul Rees Visit to The OpTIC Centre, Saint Asaph, which designs and builds
advanced optical systems.
Mr. Andrew Bate Visit to St Peter’s Church for a demonstration of the Foucault Pendulum.
Wednesday September 27
Einstein's Relativity Tested to the Limit with Pulsars
Dr. Rene Breton (University of Manchester)
Wednesday October 25
Members’ Night; Telescope Night
Talks by society members (Chester Astronomical Society)
Friday November 10 *** Confirmed. ***
Dr. Alan Chapman (Oxford University)
Wednesday November 29
Staying Ahead of the Curve: Progress in British Variable Star Astronomy *** Confirmed. ***
Dr. Jeremy Shears (Chester Astronomical Society; BAA)
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