Monthly Archives: January 2014

Monthly Meeting

Dr Sarah Kendrew – Oxford University “The Milky Way Project: mapping bubbles in the Milky Way Galaxy” The Fox, Chipping Norton. 7:30pm for an 8:00pm start.
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Monthly Meeting – CNAAG AGM

The Fox, Chipping Norton. 7:30pm for an 8:00pm start.
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Monthly Meeting – Speaker Prof. Andrew Norton (Open University)

The Fox Chipping Norton 7:30pm for 8:00pm start Talk entitled “Gamma Ray Bursts: an astronomical detective story”
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Monthly Meeting – Speaker Geoffrey Tyack (Kellog College, Oxford)

“Oxford’s Observatories, from the Radcliffe to the lesser known” The Fox Chipping Norton 7:30pm for 8:00pm start
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Supernova Lights Up a Cigar

A sudden and very distant burst of light from within the well known galaxy of M82, the Cigar Galaxy heralded the arrival of the light rays of a massive supernova explosion – rays which have taken almost 11.5 million years … Continue reading
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ROSETTA – The Comet Hunter wakes up

Overdue by an agonising fifteen minutes, signals confirmed that the European Rosetta spacecraft had woken up from its 3 year enforced hibernation and was beginning to warm and orient itself to make contact with the tracking stations on Earth. Launched … Continue reading
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Monthly Meeting – Speaker Mike Frost

The Fox Chipping Norton 7:30pm for 8:00pm start A talk about the great astronomer Sir Norman Lockyer
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