Leicester Astronomical Society

NEXT MEETING:

TUESDAY DECEMBER 13

ASTRONOMY AT LEICESTER GRAMMAR SCHOOL by Dr David Boyce

 

7.30pm
John Eggleston Suite, National Space Centre

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Penumbral eclipse by James Coleman

Penumbral eclipse by James Coleman

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.

NEXT MEETING:

TUESDAY DECEMBER 13

ASTRONOMY AT LEICESTER GRAMMAR SCHOOL by Dr David Boyce”.

7.30pm

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COLOURED CLOUDS SEEN FROM LEICESTER, 1 FEB 2016

COLOURED CLOUDS SEEN FROM LEICESTER, 1 FEB 2016

By on 1st February 2016

Photos here from Paul Cooke, Steve Louth and Rob Hayes (in Lancashire)

The Moon over the National Space Centre by James Coleman

The Moon over the National Space Centre

By on 16th September 2016

Taken by James Coleman after the 13 Sep 2016 meeting. Nice one, James!

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THE SUN by Mike Kirby, 10 Feb 2016.

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LAS Members at ‘Stargazing Live’ at the National Space Centre, January 15, 2016

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SWIFT DETECTS ITS 1000TH GAMMA RAY BURST

By on 8th November 2015

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