We are a group of Amateur Astronomers in the Redditch and Bromsgrove area aiming to provide a friendly community for like minded enthusiasts.
We currently meet on the first Monday of each month (except August) in the Cantebury Suite of St Augustines RC school.
Special celebrity speaker
Last lecture: Under marmalade Skies
Local Astronomer and eclipse chaser
Associate Professor in the Astronomy group at the University of Warwick with a specific interest in observational cosmology
Dr Helen Mason OBE. Her OBE was awarded for her services to Higher Education and to Women in Science, Engineering and Technology. Helen’s research is on solar physics; in particular the ultraviolet and X-ray spectrum of the Sun. She has worked on many joint UK, NASA, ESA and Japanese space projects. 13th March at 7:30pm in the Science Theatre at King Charles I School Kidderminster, DY10 1XA. Recent solar space observations have completely changed our view of the Sun. This talk will review what we have learnt about our dynamic Sun, in particular what we know (and don't yet know!) about sunspots, solar active regions and flares, and how the Sun affects the Earth's environment (space weather).
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