Mars Revisited – 24th March 2005

Our newest Honorary member, Greg Smye-Rumsby gave this evening’s talk; a retrospective look at observations and explorations, called “Mars Revisited“. His illustrations ranged from drawings by Antoniadi and Lowell, through to the latest images from the various rovers, landers and … Continue reading

Suns, Stars & Satchels – 28th October 2004

Our President, Gilbert Satterthwaite gave us a profusely illustrated talk about his experiences at various IAU/UAI General Assemblies entitled “Suns, Stars & Satchels“. He wove historical information, memories of many astronomers, and photographs of may telescopes (especially transit instruments) into … Continue reading