Welcome to the home website of the Gwynedd Astronomical Society. Meetings are held on the 1st Thursday of every month in the Brambell Building of Bangor University in Deiniol Road in Bangor at 7.30pm. Parking is available at the back of the building. Please do not park in ASDA's car park as you are liable to receive a parking fine.
Croeso i wefan Cymdeithas Seryddol Gwynedd. Cynhelir cyfarfodydd ar Nos Iau gyntaf pob mis yn adeilad Brambell Prifysgol Bangor yn Ffordd Deiniol, Bangor am 7.30. Mae llefydd parcio ar gael tu cefn i'r adeilad. Os gwelwch yn dda, peidiwch â pharcio ym maes parcio ASDA oherwydd rydych yn debygol o dderbyn dirwy parcio ganddynt.
Contact us now! Davyth Fear, Brwynog, Ffordd yr Orsaf, Llanrug, Gwynedd LL55 4AG (01286) 672882
A member of the Society will be at the Main Entrance to guide you to the room.
Bydd aelod o'r Gymdeithas ger y Prif Fynedfa i'ch tywys i'r ystafell.
Jan D Smith Isaac Roberts - Welsh astronomer
(N.B. meeting on January 8th not January 1st)
Feb D Fear The astronomical legacy of Genghis Khan - revisited
Mar D Jones Comets and the Rosetta probe
Apr J Thompson How to find the stars
May D Fear Vesta
Jun Practical session on how to use a telescope.
Jul "10 minute lecturettes" Members share any news item / subject of interest
Sep D Fear Science fiction or science fact
Oct Kerry Reid Volcanoes
Oct 10 British Astronomical Association 'Back to basics' workshop, St Asaph
Nov H Mithan New Horizon and Pluto
Dec D Jones Asteroids
Jan G Williams New planets and the search for extraterrestrial life
Feb N Brown Shared names of nature and the night sky
Meeting to be held in the Brambell building, Ffordd Deiniol
Mar Practical session on how to use a telescope
Apr D Fear Two competing theories on Mercury's low reflectance surface
J Mithan Rupes Recta - the Moon's 'Straight Line'
D W Jones An introduction to the 55 Cancri system
I DePledge Laniakea - our own supercluster
N Ahmed The discovery of a white dwarf with an oxygen atmosphere
May N Ahmed A brief introduction to astrophotography
Jun D W Jones Hyper-velocity stars
Jul R Wynn The economics of space exploration
Sep J Mithan Dark matter - a threat to life?
Oct P Wise A brief history of the telescope
Nov N Ahmed The Galactic Eye of Sauron - NGC 4151
D Jones Ultra-luminous X-Ray sources in NGC 5128 - Centaurus A
D Jones Planet 9 and the tilt of the Sun
J Ditchfield Astronaut twins - Scott and Mark Kelly
D Fear Proxima Centauri
Dec Quiz night
Jan D Jones How to stop a dinosaur killer
Feb DW Jones Climate change
Mar D Fear Active galactic nuclei
Apr Members contributions - bring a 10 minute lecturette with you
May N Ahmed "May the fourth be with you"
Jun R Wynn The new economics of space travel
Jul Practical session "Using a hydrogen alpha solar scope"
Oct Practical session "How to use a telescope" - Aberogwen