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2014 Astrofestival

2014 Astrofestival

Posted by on Oct 29, 2014 in Events | 0 comments

Sunday 19th October 2014, Keighley Astronomical Society at East Riddlesden Hall, Astrofestival 2014. organised by Bradford Astronomical Society and the National trust. The events were kicked off at lunch time with Society chairman Paul Neaves giving a presentation on  Galileo’s Astronomical discoveries. The run of quest speakers ran until eight...

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June Society Meeting

June Society Meeting

Posted by on Sep 1, 2014 in Events, Main, News | 0 comments

“Aperture fever”. Getting the most out of amateur and profession telescopes.” Mike Evans (Leeds University) demonstrates to members of Keighley Astronomical Society how a telescope works, and the limits that the laws of nature put on its performance. He discusses how interferometry can create a telescope as big as the world, as well as the...

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May Society meeting. Wednesday 21st May 2014 

May Society meeting. Wednesday 21st May 2014 

Posted by on Aug 1, 2014 in Events, Main | 0 comments

The Guest speaker at the May society meeting was Prof Lee Thompson (Professor of Experimental Particle Physics at the University of Sheffield). With a presentation on Neutrinos from Space. He remarked that he was very impressed with the quality of questions put to him after his lecture. [Show as slideshow] ...

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