Welcome to Carolian Astronomy Society in Kidderminster
The Carolian Astronomy Society (CAS) is based in Kidderminster, Worcestershire UK. Membership is open to any individuals who support and wish to further the Objectives of the Society. We welcome new members, particularly the less experienced and newcomers to our fascinating hobby.
New Committee for 2021 – 2022
At the Society AGM on 14 July a new Committee was voted in during a video conference. Details to appear on Society page.
New Book by Dr Peter Altman
New Book Available: “Mysteries of the Universe by Dr Peter Altman“
This new 320 page paperback by Dr Peter Altman is now available for just £9.99. Details and a preview can be found on Ebay as follows: https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/144052606772?hash=item218a345734:g:ZBMAAOSwpLFgp6Qp
April 2021 Meeting: Professor Alan Fitzsimmons of Queen’s University Belfast
Meteorites: Revealing the History and Evolution of our Solar System. A .pdf file of the presentation slides can now be downloaded. Click here.
March 2021 Meeting: Robin Davies of Reaction Engines.
February 2021 Meeting: Dr Steve Barrett
Our February meeting featured popular Speaker Dr Steve Barrett from the University of Liverpool with two short talks. “Ancient Light” and “Just a Second“. The slides for these and other talks can be found on Steve’s website at: https://www.liverpool.ac.uk/~sdb/Talks/
January 2021 Meeting: Mary McIntyre FRAS
Mary presented a fascinating talk about producing Stunning Star Trail images on the 13th January. She went into great detail of how she produces the fantastic images she has created. Mary has provided a downloadable handout with details whcih can be downloaded here. She also hinted that she is a keen photographer of Lightning and she has provided a handout for this too which can be downloaded here.
We await further governmental advice as to when social group meetings can take place once again.
To comply with new General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) the Society Privacy statement can be found here.
We also have a Facebook group page at https://www.facebook.com/groups/carolianastro/