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  Foredown Tower Astronomers


on the third Thursday every month,  7:30pm, on the corner of Manor Road and Drove Road, Portslade Old Village, BN41 2PA.  Directions There is on-site parking. 

We usually have visiting speakers and some talks are also given by members.
All welcomMembership £15 per 6 months payable January & July, or
Guest fee of £3 per visit

Keep checking for our Special Events

For more details please contact us at foredowntowerastronomers@gmail.com
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                      Forthcoming Events:
 

                


16th September 2015               Bob Turner - Subject TBA


15th October 2015                    Jerry Workman BSc, FRAS - Mars Rover

   

    Previous Meetings:


     August 2015                     Alan Drummond (Crawley Astronomical Society) - Globular Clusters


     July 2015                           James Fradgley (Wimbourne Astronomical Society) - Impacts on Earth - Large and Small


     June 2015                        Peter Fishenden (Member) - Brother Bernardin's Astronomical Clock


     May 2015                         Bob Turner - George Ellery Hale


     April 2015                        Kim Birkett PhD (Mullard SSL) - Update on the Rosetta Mission


     March 2015                     Ann Moore (Member) - Lady Astronomers

                                               Mike Feist (Member) - Comet Observing


     February 2015                Roy Easto (Croydon Astronomical Society) - Past and Future Space Missions


     January 2015                  AGM and Professor Robert Smith (FTA President) - The Changing Face of the Sun


     December 2014             Members Contributions and "Christmas Goodies"


     November 2014             Dr David Whitehouse - His new book 'Journey to the Centre of the Earth'


     October 2014                 John Skelton (Member) - The Solar System


     September 2014           Guy Hurst (Editor of The Astronomer magazine) - Comets: Ancient and Modern


     August 2014                  Jerry Workman BSc, FRAS - Mars Rover


     July 2014                        Dr Christopher Arridge (Mullard SSL) - The Plumes of Enceladus


     June 2014                      James Fradgley (Wimbourne Astronomical Society) - Calendars, Cultures and Clocks


     May 2014                      Dr Robin Gorman (Guildford Astronomical Society) - Our Vital Moon


    April 2014                            Doug Bateman - The Restoration of the Time Ball at Greenwich


    March 2014                          Kim Birkett PhD (Mullard SSL) - An update on Comet ISON


    February 2014                     Bob Turner (Worthing) - Why the Solar System looks the way it does


    January 2014                        Dr Robert Smith (President) - The History of Constellations


   

                                         


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