Link for the Astronomy society Meeting 24th June 2021

If you wish to join the meeting this Thursday 24th June but have not received a link or are not a member of the Society please email the Chairman at Observing@AbergavennyAS.org.uk

 

 

Next meeting of the Society is on the 24th June at 7pm

Next meeting of the Society is on the 24th June at 7pm and David Thomas will present on the night sky at this time of year.  The link for the meeting will be sent separately. 

Don’t forget the partial eclipse tomorrow!

Don’t forget the partial eclipse tomorrow! It will start at 10:04 am, the maximum is about an hour later at 11:09 am and it will finish at 12:20 pm.  Let’s hope it will be clear in the morning.  If you do want to observe it make sure you know how to do so safely by […]

Next meeting of the astronomical society is 10th June at 7pm

The next meeting of the astronomical society will be the 10th June at 7 pm.  The subjects will be the globular clusters of early summer from Nick Busby and the sky in June and early July by David Thomas.   If you did not get an invitation or are not a member and would like to […]

Next meeting of Abergavenny AS 7pm, Thursday 27th May

 The next meeting of the Society will be at 7pm on the 27th May.

Tony Parton-Frost from Abergavenny Astronomy Society will present on the topic of the Space Shuttle Programme

Partial solar eclipse on the 10th June

There will be a partial solar eclipse visible from Abergavenny on the 10th June 2021.  It will start at 10:04 am, the maximum is about an hour later at 11:09 am and it will finish at 12:20 pm.  The Sun will be be very high in the sky at over 53 degrees, let’s hope it […]

Next meeting of the Society Thursday May 13th at 7:00 pm

The next meeting of the astronomical society will be at 7pm on the 13th May 2021.  Andrew Jeffries from Usk Society will give a presentation on the subject of “Dark Matter”  The invitation and joining details will be sent in a separate email.  If you do not receive the invitation or want to join the […]

Next meeting Thursday 29th April 2021 at 7pm

The next meeting of the Astronomy Society will be on Thursday 29th April at 7pm when Fraser Lewis from Cardiff School of Physics and Astronomy will give a talk on the Faulkes telescope. The Faulkes Telescope Project (FTP) provides access to 1,500 hours of observing time on two 2-metre class telescopes located in Hawaii (Faulkes […]

Brecon Beacons International Dark Sky Reserve, have your say

The Brecon Beacons National Park is presently preparing its management plan for the coming 5 years. There is a consultation process underway that aims to identify the issues that are important to those that live, work or play in the park. The Brecon Beacons is a designated International Dark Sky Reserve. This designation was […]

Next Meeting Thursday 15th April at 7pm

The next meeting of the Society will be on Thursday 15th April at 7pm.  We are very pleased to welcome back Dr Rhodri Evans from the University of Namibia.  Rhodri will present on “Seeing a Black Hole with the Africa Millimetre Telescope“. Rhodri has a 1st class BSc  in Physics from Imperial Colledge and a […]