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‘If you wish to contribute to, or find out more about the History of Astronomy, then I would strongly encourage you to join the SHA’

Dr Allan Chapman       SHA President

Acceptance Article Nov ’02

Picture Credit: Helen Fairweather

Welcome to the our Website. On the right you will find the aims of our Society.

This is achieved in a variety of ways:-

  • A range of publications both printed and electronic which provide a broad range of topics, all to do with the History of Astronomy
  • Go to the ‘Publications’ TAB at the top of this page to see more detail about each of these pubications
  • Regular Meetings throughout the year where you can listen to a range of talks from expert speakers on a wide variety of topics related to the History of Astronomy
  • Go to the ‘Meetings’ TAB at the top of this page for more information
  • Access to, and conservation of, a world-class collection of books related to the History of Astronomy
  • Undertaking a survey of astronomical history in the UK
  • Further details can be found on the ‘Survey’ TAB at the top of the page

If what you see here interests you, then please consider joining the Society by following the ‘Membership’ Tab above and you will find full details on how to join.

The 2019 SPRING CONFERENCE

 will be at St Anne’s College, Woodstock Road, Oxford, OX2 6HS 12/13 Apr 2019

Booking Information for this Conference can be found on the Meetings Page

Also preliminary details for the Picnic and Autumn Conference 2019

can be found on the meetings page.

Meetings 2018

These have all taken place. Reports can be found on the Meetings Page.

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