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The Physics department has its very own fully functioning observatory, it was installed in 2009 and has been in use ever since. It is a 3.5m dome located on the edge of the university, housed within it are a collection of permanently mounted and smaller portable telescopes used primarily for undergraduate teaching and occasional outreach events for local schools and cub scout groups. The main equipment we have for teaching at the observatory is listed below: 16 inch Meade LX200…Find out more »
In our first collaboration of the year with the lovely people from Photosoc, we will be trying out some astrophotography! Astrophotography captures the night sky at its most beautiful, join us as we attempt to capture as much as possible!Find out more »
Loughborough Space Society invites you to our first evening of the Space Industry Lecture Series!Find out more »
Hey everyone! We are happy to announce our speakers and topics for the second evening of the Space Industry Lecture Series! ?? Kevin Kilburn FRAS: 'NOT 50 Shades of Grey': How to observe the surface coloration of the Moon A life-long amateur astronomer, at least since the solar eclipse of 30 June 1954, aged four, Kevin joined Manchester Astronomical Society in 1969 and have been a council member since 1970, serving as president on three separate occasions.…Find out more »
Ready for an evening full of space and business? The Loughborough Enterprise Network and Loughborough Space will host an event welcoming Mitch Hunter-Scullion, one of the Earth's most vocal proponents of Asteroid Mining, UK Asteroid Mining Pioneer, Disruptive Innovator and Techno-Futurist.Find out more »
Living on Mars? How would we grow food? ? How would we get funding? ? How would we grow a society? ???? And what about mental health? ?
Discuss these questions and many more at the Mars Colony World Café!
Hey everyone! We are happy to announce our speakers and topics for the third and final evening of the Space Industry Lecture Series! ❄? Prof. Ian Robson: Supercool Astronomy: Very cold objects in space Ian has a long and distinguished history in the space industry and within the Space & Technology Facilities Council. He has published over 200 papers in astronomy, a textbook on Active Galactic Nuclei and edited four international conference proceedings. ?? Dr. Ian Whittaker:…Find out more »