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Programme of Lectures 2016/17

Monday 12th September 2016  

'Gravitational Waves'

Rod Hine MA (Cantab) MIEE MBCS Vice Chair Bradford Astronomical Society

Monday 10th October 2016  

'Building A Universe Inside A Computer'

Prof Brad Gibson (University of Hull)

Monday 14th November 2016 - Change of Programme!

'The Sun From Space'

Dr Sergei Zharkov (University of Hull)

.. Replacing 'Galaxy Evolution In Clusters'

Dr Sheona Urquhart (University of Hull)

Monday 12th December 2016

Note: Graphics for 2016 and update for Jan 2017

on the linked “more info” page here  

'The Analysis and Structure of Meteor Showers'

Ray Taylor (HERAS member) G6TNZ (radio call sign)

Monday 9th January 2017

'The Story of Gold'

Dr Michael Martin-Smith HERAS President

Monday 13th February 2017

'New Horizons – Pluto and Beyond part two'

Tim Old (HERAS/BLAS member)

Monday 13th March 2017

'What Atoms Tell Us About Galaxies'

Dr. Gareth Few of the University of Hull.

Monday 10th April 2017

'The Climactic Role of the Sun as a Variable Star'

Prof Edward Hannah (University of Sheffield)

Monday 8th  May 2017     Note: Change of speaker!

[ Scheduled: 'Simple Astrophotography'   Paul Money FRAS FBIS ]

Due to family illness, Paul Money sent his apologies. In his absence, our President, Dr Michael Martin-Smith, stood in for Paul with a lecture called “Optical Instruments and their Capacities”

Monday 12th June 2017