Astronomical Instrumentation before the Telescope – Mike Leggett There were many astronomical instruments before the introduction of the astronomical telescope. After a brief historical introduction, Mike will talk about some […]
Friday 30 October 2020 at 20:00 – 21:30 GMT “A VIRTUAL TOUR OF MY HOME OBSERVATORY” – IAIN MELVILLE. Iain will take us on a tour of his observatory, including […]
*** PLEASE NOTE : This will now be an online event. Regrettably all events at the RMS are still suspended until further notice. *** *** Members will receive an email […]
Celebrating 30 years of the Hubble Space Telescope. UCL’s Your Universe outreach festival of Astronomy takes place on 6th (schools only) and 7th March (public). Meet scientists, try out telescopes […]
The planet Uranus was discovered by William Herschel on 13 March 1781- the first planet to be discovered since ancient times. This talk will provide a top level overview of […]
When it comes to telescopes, bigger has (almost) always been better. All through history, astronomers have realized that gathering more light meant seeing more and more interesting things. That is […]
Welcome to our New Website We are delighted to announce the launch of our newly redesigned website which now includes a fast and easy way to renew your membership online.