The 10th Anniversary of Carolian Astronomy Society happens in January 2016 and to celebrate we are holding an Astronomy Day on Saturday 16th January 2016 at King Charles 1st School, Comberton Road, Kidderminster. DY10 1XA. We have three talks: Jerry Stone from Spaceflight UK: “Is Pluto a Planet“; Professor Andy Newsam from “The Schools Observatory“/Liverpool John Moors University on “Things that go bang in the night”; and Dave Eagle on “Rosetta and Philae“. The meeting begins at 1300 and finishes at 1900 with possible observing after that depending on the weather. Anyone interested in astronomy and spaceflight is invited to attend.
We also have the following organisations/companies attending who will have trade stands promoting their products.
Dave Shayler – Astro Info Service; www.astroinfoservice.co.uk
Dave Evetts – Midlands Spaceflight Society; www.midspace.org.uk
Jerry Stone – Spaceflight UK, http://www.spaceflight-uk.com
Mark Perman – BIS West Midlands; British Interplanetary Society
Carmen Capuana; Childrens Author
Nick Deakin of Space Boosters
Nick Deakin is the organiser at Astronaut Event and has NASA Astronaut Don Thomas with a lecture and book signing event at BIS in London in February. See details on this flyer here.
Jerry Stone is the author of “One Small Step”, celebrating the first men on the Moon. He will have copies to sell and he is happy to sign them
Dave Shayler is the co – author of the new book “The Hubble Space Telescope: From Concept to Success” and will have copies to sell and sign. Click on the link for more details.
Dave Eagle will have copies of his book “From Casual Stargazer to Amateur Astronomer: How to Advance to the Next Level” to sell and sign.
For a printable flyer of our Astronomy Day please click here.