Monthly Meeting - The Moon - 18 May 2022

Date/Time
Date(s) - 18/05/2022
8:00pm - 9:30pm


The Moon

The talk looks at various prominent features on the moon and how to observe them. There will be a little bit about the science of the Moon from missions like Clementine and also be a brief discussion about Solar and Lunar eclipses.

About This Month’s Speaker

Jerry Workman works in a school in London and has a degree in Chemistry. These days he mainly concentrates on planetary talks.

Over the years he has given more than a 1000 talks to various societies around the country.

In 2009 he was awarded the FAS Eric Zucker award for public outreach in Astronomy.

He has held the position of Chairman and programme secretary at a number of different Astronomy clubs over the years.

 

Anyone is welcome – beginner or expert – and there is no need to pre-book. A small charge applies to help us cover costs (typically £3 for non-members; £2 for NEAS members; U16s free). Doors open at 7.30pm with the talk starting at 8.00pm.

Note that if you are using satnav system, this postcode may not take you directly to the hall – please check this Google Maps link if you aren’t sure: https://goo.gl/maps/fNxmg9qnAYm

 

Covid Precautions

  • You are encouraged to wear a mask and you are asked to be respectful and sensitive to the medical circumstances of others
  • What to do if you have coronavirus (COVID-19) or symptoms of COVID-19
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  • We will ventilate the Hall to the best of our ability.