Meetings

Gerard Gilligan is acting meetings secretary.

If you wish to contact Gerard please use meetings@shastro.org.uk

SHA MEETINGS IN 2022

SHA Summer Picnic 2022

was on Saturday 25th June and included A Visit to the City of Bath & Herschel Museum of Astronomy with a walking tour of Bath

2022 AGM AND AUTUMN CONFERENCE

This was on Sat 22 Oct 2022 at 10 am–5 pm at the Birmingham & Midland Institute, 9 Margaret St, Birmingham, B3 3BS.
Speakers included:

– Clive Davenhall, Pyramids, Photography and Pseudoscience
– Daniel Belteki, The winter of raw computers: the history of the lunar and planetary     reductions of the Royal Observatory, Greenwich
– Christopher Taylor, The Astronomers and the Birth of Atomic Physics
– Mike Leggett, The Billingborough Astronomer: Star colours and Edward Iszatt Essam
– Allan Chapman, Sir John Herschel 1792–1871 – The Universal Philosopher of the Age:     Astronomer, Scholar, and the pioneer of photography

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The next Online talk will be on Weds 8pm on 25th January 2023 (TBC)

Title: Witness Stories of Ancient Astronomical Events (TBC)

Speaker: Jonathan Powell

Further details to follow in due course

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The last  Online talk was on Saturday 19 Nov 2022

Title: WILLIAM HERSCHEL (1738-1822) – DISCOVERER OF THE DEEP SKY SPEAKER: 

Speaker: WOLFGANG STEINICK

A link to the Youtube video can be found here

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