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Keighley astronomy talk is first in series
12:00pm Tuesday 12th March 2013 in Keighley
A speaker from the renowned Greenwich Observatory has passed on his skills to members of Keighley Astronomical Society.
The visit by Lee Sproats was the first of several planned talks to the flourishing group by scientists and mathematicians.
Mr Sproats spoke to a packed gathering of the amateur astronomers about telescopes and observing techniques.
After the lecture, several members travelled to Lothersdale to join Raygill Astronomy Club to observe a full moon and stars in the clear night.
Coming talks include: Our Astrochemical Heritage, Professor Paola Casselli from the University of Leeds School of Physics and Astronomy (March 27); Dynamic Earth, Paul Kabrna, Craven and Pendle Geological Society (April 24); The Physics of Space, Dr Mike Evens, Department of Applied Mathematics University of Leeds (May 22); Meteorites, Stardust and the Early Solar System, Dr Jamie Gilmore, Professor of Planetary Science, University of Manchester (June 26).
Keighley Astronomical Society meets at the Keighley Campus of Leeds City College. Visit keighley astronomicalsociety.co.uk or e-mail email@example.com for further information.