Guildford Astronomical Society

If you have questions about astronomy, choosing and using telescopes and other equipment, John Evans may be able to help here –
ask-an-astronomer.

But before that !

DON’T BUY THAT TELESCOPE UNTIL YOU’VE READ THIS!

John Axtell is contributing a half-hour, once a month, programme on Brooklands Radio. Details of the nature of the programme and a direct link to John’s podcast can be seen on our News page.

Matt’s Books of the Month (click the image)

 

January Meeting - Dr Colin McGill

Our next monthly meeting is on Thursday, 3rd January 2019 at 7:30pm.

Cosmology Pt 2

The second lecture will focus on inflationary cosmology and the insights from the cosmic microwave background:
•Negative pressure and inflation
• Inflation, perturbations, oscillations and cosmological structure formation.
•Supernovae Type 1A and evidence for dark energy
• The future: gravitational waves, the polarisation of the CMB and dark matter.

Dr Colin McGill

Visitors are most welcome to attend. We charge just £5 (£4 Junior/Student guests) per meeting to help cover the cost of the room hire.

For more details of the meeting location go to the meetings page.

The Guildford Astronomical Society is a member of the Southern Area Group of Astronomical Societies (SAGAS)

The Guildford Astronomical Society is a member of both the
Southern Area Group of Astronomical Societies (SAGAS)
and the Federation of Astronomical Societies (FAS).

The Guildford Astronomical Society is a member of the Federation of Astronomical Societies (FAS)