The Section’s 2021 Summer edition of Sagittarius newsletter has been released, it can be found in More>Newsletters or via this link.

For public events and visiting groups please view our Risk Assessment and guidance for visitors on our Health & Safety page link

Listed below are all the current events, lectures and courses which are coming up at the through out the year.

Our list of scheduled talks can be viewed via this link and previous topics discussed viewed via this link


From time immemorial humans have been charting the night sky to make sense of the cosmos—from the mapping of stars for navigation to today’s digital surveys of galaxies to understand dark matter. by Dr. Priya Natarajan

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Members Club Nights

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Informal meetings are held every other Tuesday during the summer months at the Section's Observatory at Rue du Lorier, St Pierre du Bois, starting at around 8:30 pm.

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Professor Sara Russell takes us on a geological voyage around our Solar System, describing how the Solar System came to be as it is today and looking at rocks and landscapes on other planets. by Professor Sara Russell

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Members Club Nights

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Informal meetings are held every Tuesday at the Section's Observatory at Rue du Lorier, St Pierre du Bois, starting at around 8:30 pm.

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Talk - Space Cameras

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Space-exploring cameras are bringing the universe into an even sharper focus. Imaging experts on the Mars rovers teams discuss how to get images from millions of miles away to screens here on Earth. This is not just for people interested in astrophotography – the talk is illustrated with many stunning images from Mars. by Dr. Justin Maki & Hallie Abarca

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Members Club Nights

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Informal meetings are held every Tuesday at the Section's Observatory at Rue du Lorier, St Pierre du Bois, starting at around 8:30 pm.

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The search for life is "civilization level science." What happens if or when we find it? Using the upcoming block of "Ocean Access" missions, astrobiologist Morgan Cable shows us why ocean worlds are important and what the discovery of life could mean to us as a civilization. by Morgan Cable, Astrobiology and Ocean Worlds, JPL

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Members Club Nights

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Informal meetings are held every Tuesday at the Section's Observatory at Rue du Lorier, St Pierre du Bois, starting at around 8:30 pm.

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Talk - Mercury

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Explore volcanoes on Mercury and the history of formation through our past missions to our Solar System's smallest planet. by Professor Dave Rothery

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