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Planet and Moon

CAA Events

Catchup Service: We have a number of videos that have been recorded from our online talks.
Click here to view the list of titles. Clicking through will play the recording via YouTube.

  • CAA: The Epoch of Reionisation
    Fri, 16 Jun
    The JWST is providing masses of new data to help our understanding of the early universe. One area that is providing new surprises is the period following the “dark ages” as the first stars and galaxies were forming during the epoch of reionisation
  • CAA: The Origin of Elements
    Fri, 21 Jul
    Hydrogen and Helium were created during the first three minutes of time, but most other elements came along later. This talk will help us understand the processes
  • Planetary Nebulae - Unexpected discoveries
    Fri, 18 Aug
    Institute of Astronomy
    Peter Goodhew is part of an international amateur collaboration searching the cosmos for undiscovered planetary nebula. He will describe how planetary nebulae are discovered, and the challenges in conducting such research.
  • CAA: The Michael Penston Lecture - JWST Exoplanet update
    Fri, 15 Sept
    Prof. Nikku (Madhu) Madhusudhan will bring us the latest information on the search for and analysis of the atmospheres of exo-planets using the JWST
  • Members Star Party
    Fri, 20 Oct
    Institute of Astronomy
    The nights are drawing in and it's time to dust off your telescopes. Come and join us on the observatory lawn for some good old fashioned star gazing
  • TBA
    Fri, 17 Nov
    Institute of Astronomy
    Professor Chris Lintott will be returning to the CAA for tonight's talk
  • David Bryant back at the CAA
    Fri, 15 Dec
    Institute of Astronomy
    David is back to give one of his wonderful talks and give us the opportunity to browse his meteorite emporium

Location: Our events are usually held at the Institute of Astronomy (IoA) or via Zoom as indicated

A map and directions to the IoA are here.

Coach trips will start from the IoA car park.

We often have a Star Party in September/October and will organise other events to coincide with any unusual astronomical occurrence, such as an eclipse or a bright comet.

You can join our mailing list for reminders here...

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