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An astronomical observatory at The Long Eaton School, scheduled to open in early 2012

Space Seraph – Race to the Heavens

The Long Eaton School are due to launch our second “near space” mission. The mission name Space Seraph was chosen by students of the school and a house competition set to design a mission patch. Launch Date: 28th June 2017. … Continue reading

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Long Eaton Astronomical Society – 25th May

The next meeting of the Long Eaton Astronomical¬†Society is this Thursday 25th May at the usual time of 7pm. The guest speaker this month is Steve Ibbotson of Astrosphere talking about “The Solar System”. If the weather allows there will … Continue reading

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Long Eaton Astronomical Society March 23rd – Dr Alan Wood.

The next meeting is on Thursday the 23rd of March at the usual time of 7:00pm. We are joined by Dr Alan Wood of Nottingham Trent University and his students. The focus of the talk will be on the effects … Continue reading

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Long Eaton Astronomical Society 23rd February – Aurora at Jupiter

The next meeting of the Long Eaton Astronomical Society is this Thursday the 23rd February. Guest speaker Rosie Johnson of Leicester University will be giving a talk entitled “The Aurora at Jupiter”. Jupiter like the Earth has spectacular Aurora but … Continue reading

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Family Astronomy Club – Space Disasters – Wednesday 8th Feb

The next meeting of the Family Astronomy Club is on Wednesday¬†8th February. This month we will be looking at the darker side of mankind’s progress into outer space. Miss Harrington and Miss Ellender will be leading a talk on the … Continue reading

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Stargazing Live Jan 10th 2017 6pm

The Long Eaton School is hosting our 5th annual Stargazing Live event on Tuesday the 10th Jan from 6pm until 9pm. Our special guest speaker is Andy Newsam of the National Schools Observatory. Andy will be giving a public talk … Continue reading

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Long Eaton Astronomical Society Christmas Quiz.

The next meeting of the Long Eaton Astronomical Society is on Thursday the 15th December at 7:00pm. This month we will be attempting the (almost) World famous Christmas quiz. The emphasis is firmly on having fun, and often times those … Continue reading

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