Society History / Records
 
 
 

 

   
What's on here?

Currently on this page you will find an ever increasing number of old newsletters, this is soon to be increased to other media.

Most of the documents on this page are going to be available in both pdf format and .gif format (with the .gifs being higher quality).

Record Spotlight

Sir Patrick Moore speaks to the Astrosoc newsletter in 1990.

Click on the image to view our records section.

Years

1963

1964

1990

1991

1992

1993

1994

1995

1996

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1963

Below are some of our oldest records, each topic has a seperate section.

November 17th - Leonids observations

1964

Below are some of our oldest records, each topic has a seperate section.

August 11th-12th - Perseids observations

November 16th - 17th - Leonids observations

1990

At this point the newsletter was not very large, on average it was two sides - apart from the huge freshers issue. The freshers issue was the start of the name "Circinus" and was the a drastic step up from the issues of Earlier years.

12th February Edition

This edition reports what occurred at the AGM and the planned events, such as a "Video Night" in the Guild and a trip to Kinver Edge.

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19th February Edition

Trip to BAA Winchester weekend, forthcoming events include the Annual Dinner, QUiz night and video night.

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5th March Edition pdf (482kB) .gif (1.19MB)

This edition is mainly concerned with the Annual Dinner which is to be held at The Happy Gathering Chinese Restaurant and an observing trip to the Clent Hills.

12th November Edition

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New security procedure, ice skating, National Astronomy Week.

Circinus Freshers 1990

This file is only available as a pdf (7.09 MB) See below for the title page.

In this magazine the Astrosoc committee are introduced and another highlight is an interview with Sir Patrick Moore.

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Astronomy Now: Society News

1991

1991

28th January Edition

Observing trip to the Lickey Hills, Royal Greenwich Observatory Visit and the Annual Dinner.

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11th November Edition

Ice Skating, AGM, observing in the Lickey Hills.

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Committee:

1991 Committee

Kierra Jarvis, Stuart Maher, Christopher Willott, Rachel Cosnett, Peter Bourner, Victoria Aold.

1992

Committee:

1992 Committee

Giles Hammond, Jonathan Gilbert, Nick Gulliver, Stuart Maher, Kierra Jarvis.

Magazines: Freshers Circinus

1993

Committee:

1993 Committee

Debra Pearlman, Bridget Kenyon, Peter Monks, Rachel Hambleton, Peter Bourner

Magazines: Freshers Circinus

1994

Magazines: Freshers Circinus

Newsletters: February, December

1995

Newsletters: October, Spring

Flyers: Freshers

1996

Magazines: September Circinus

Newsletters: May

 

     

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