Check out these online astronomy events taking place in 2021

To register for these fascinating talks please click on the links below.

We will regularly update this page as details of more events become available.

Members will also continue to receive email invitations to join our SWHAS monthly meetings.

 

 

28 May 2021

SWHAS MEMBERS MONTHLY MEETING

Friday  28 May 2021
20:00 – 21:30 GMT

AGM & Members Images

Our next meeting is our AGM and is for SWHAS members only.

It is a really important event for you to attend as we were not able to hold one last year.

It’s your chance, as a member of the SWHAS, to have your say on how the society is run, elect the committee members and make suggestions as to how to improve the way things are done.

The meeting will also include a news item of interest, a tour of the upcoming night sky and showcase our Members Images.

 

07 June 2021

The Extremely Large Telescope: what, why and how? Royal Observatory, Edinburgh

Monday 07 June 2021
19:00 – 20:00 BST
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Image Credit: ESO

This talk will explore the incredible engineering behind the largest optical and infrared telescope in the world!

Sandi Wilson

The Extremely Large Telescope is currently under construction high in the Atacama Desert in Chile. This talk will explore the incredible engineering behind the largest optical and infrared telescope in the world, introducing the science instruments we are building for it here at the Royal Observatory Edinburgh.

https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/online-astronomy-talk-the-extremely-large-telescope-what-why-and-how-tickets-140256130863?aff=erellivmlt

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