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SWHAS Monthly Meeting Jan 2023

27th January 2023 @ 8:00 pm - 21st February 2023 @ 10:00 pm

Our next monthly meeting will feature Astrophotographer of the Year – Martin Lewis.

Join Martin to find out more about how he won, not one but two accolades in this year’s “Astrophotographer of the Year” awards.
Martin has loved astronomy since he was a child, and has 50 years of rich experience in astronomical observation.
He has amazing capabilities in planetary photography, especially in the imaging of Venus, almost nobody can reach his achievement.

Martin is no stranger to the awards as he previously won the award in 2018 and in each of the intervening years has been shortlisted or highly commended in various sections.

In this years event Martin won First Prize in “Our Moon” category with this image entitled “Shadow Profile of Plato’s East Rim”.

He also won highly commended in the People and Space category for his image if the ISS taken from St.Albans.

The meeting will also include a news item of interest and a tour of the night sky.

We look forward to seeing you there.




27th January 2023 @ 8:00 pm
21st February 2023 @ 10:00 pm


South West Herts Astronomical Society


Royal Masonic School
Rickmansworth, Hertfordshire WD3 4HF United Kingdom + Google Map