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.

Next Carolian AS Meeeting:

Wednesday 9th June 2021 at 19:30 BST

Dr Julian Onions (University of Nottingham): Galaxies – One Gigayear at a Time.

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Time: Jun 9, 2021 07:30 PM London

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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

Previous Meetings:

May 2021

Pete Williamson FRAS (Astronomer and Broadcaster) of Astro Radio: “Herschel to Hawkwind”

Astro Radio is a 24 hour radio station dedicated to Rock Music and Astronomy. Listen live here: astroradio.earth or ask Alexa for Astro Radio!

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.

Coronavirus Statement:

We await further governmental advice as to when social group meetings can take place once again.

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If you require any further information please email us at info@carolianastro.co.uk.

We also have a Facebook group page at https://www.facebook.com/groups/carolianastro/