The Leicester Astronomical Society meets at 7.30pm on the 2nd and 4th Tuesdays of most months at the National Space Centre, Leicester. We are a friendly group whose members have a wide range of expertise. In addition to the Tuesday
Being a member of the Leicester Astronomical Society is immensely rewarding. You get to speak to like minded people, get expert advice and have the opportunity to listen to many talks on loads of interesting topics. If your are interested,
Meetings held at the National Space Centre Address: Exploration Drive, Leicester, LE4 5NS. Telephone: 0116 239 4481 Email: email@example.com
Welcome to Leicester Astronomical Society’s website.
We hope you will find the information here useful and look forward to seeing you at the next meeting.
No Meetings in July.
Next Meeting: Tuesday August 16
Despite the name, this is open to everyone! Bring along your images, equipment, books, software etc and show them off and talk to other members!
7.30pm, John Eggleston Suite, National Space Centre
Photos here from Paul Cooke, Steve Louth and Rob Hayes (in Lancashire)
The University of Leicester has had a major involvement in the Swift mission to detect GRB’s. More details about the 1000th GRB here http://www.nasa.gov/feature/goddard/nasas-swift-spots-its-thousandth-gamma-ray-burst
TELESCOPE FOR SALE A virtually unused Skyliner-200P 8 inch Dobsonian telescope purchased 18 months ago. Asking price around £200. Vendor (Jeremy Rider) lives in Lyddington, just outside Uppingham. You can contact Mr Rider as follows: firstname.lastname@example.org or