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LEWES ASTRONOMERS

 We hold meetings with a guest speaker on the first Wednesday of each month at 7.30pm (but not in January, July or August), and we have practical observing evenings when weather permits. All welcome - non-members £3.00.
 
Meetings in 2016-17 are held at 7.30pm at the Lecture Room, Town Hall, Lewes (entrance in Fisher Street)
   
 September 7th 2016     Dr Robert Smith (Sussex University)
                                         "What is a galaxy?"               

October 5th  2016           Dr Steve Wilkins (Sussex University)
                                          "The most extreme events in the Universe"

November 2nd  2016     Richard Butchers (Lewes Astronomers)      
                                         "Exploring the edge of space"

December 7th  2016       Open evening with talks and discussions

February 1st  2017          Bob Turner (Worthing Astronomers)
                                          "Dark matter, dark energy and gravity waves"

March 1st  2017               James Fradgely (BA, FRAS)
                                           "Planets, life and panspermia"

April 5th 2017                   William Joyce (FRAS)
                                            "A whistle-stop tour of the solar system"

May 3rd 2017                   Dr Julien Peloton (Sussex University)
                                            "The cosmic microwave background"

June 7th 2017                   Short AGM followed by open evening
                                             with short talks and discussions.
                                        

                                        
Observing evenings:  We will continue with observation evenings at Arlington Village Hall with the Eastbourne Astronomers on
October 28th,  November 25th (2016); January 20th, February 17th, March 17th (2017)  All start at 8pm.             
                                          
 
For further information, contact the secretary: alice.smol@tesco.net
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