Dear Members,
Due to uncertain times regarding the Coronavirus, the decision has been made to postpone all TCET events and trips until the situation is resolved .

Those members wishing to renew their membership may do so online, but an extension period will also be granted until the situation is clarified and we resume normal activity.

the GENERAL ASSEMBLY on April 2nd has also been CANCELLED.

Future General Assemblies for May and June will be advised in due course.

All group activities are cancelled until FURTHER NOTICE.

Newsletters will continue and we would encourage you to submit your contributions to lorraine.u3anewsletter@gmail.com

Please follow the guidelines been given by the health authorities and help everyone to stay safe and healthy.
Bob Welham.
President.

Leader/Contact Julian Leckie
Contact Details
Location Varied venues, many outside
Day/Time variable - linked to weather and sky conditions
How Often About twice a month

Astronomy

Astronomy

Being a new group, we have yet to establish our knowledge and skills, and so we are finding our way to initially observe the skies about twice a month, and learn as we go along.

We will be identifying the constellations, stars, comets, planets and moons of the planets and hoping to see meteor showers, the international space station and other nightly objects e.g.iridium flares and noctilucent clouds.

Observing evenings and times vary due to weather, the orbit of the planet earth and our moon and also the march of the seasons.

In time we hope to have, occasionally, a guest speaker and a day trip or two to places of interest so that we can expand our minds in areas of cosmology, the latest physics and astrophysics, planetary science and history. And much, much more. The sky is not the limit!

No equipment is needed, though binoculars may be useful. A telescope would be most welcome.

All U3A members are welcome. You can be included on our WhatsApp link for updates.

For more information and dates, contact the Group Leader

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