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19th November Lecture: Grubb Parsons: The first (A gift of stars) – When Geordies reached for the stars

David Kidds’ talk will outline the early history of Grubb Parsons (international telescope manufacturer, based in Heaton Newcastle upon Tyne). David will be outlining Grubb-Parsons early history leading to the 74” Reflectors. David’s talk, ‘A Gift of Stars’, will tell the story of how Grubb Parsons came to be in Newcastle and will, in particular,…

6th August: Image Processing using PaintShop Pro / Lightroom (For Members)

Astro Image Processing using PixInsight. This is the 4rth SAS members workshop as part of series of workshops/tutorials over the summer period. Larry Bedigan, renowned Photographer and Sausage maker, will talk us through the use of these two classic Image manipulation packages including the latest features which benefit the Astrophotographer Date:  Sunday 6th August 2017, Time: 7p…