SAS Lecture: Meteorites 101 - Up Close and personal (Postponed due to Corona Virus)

About this event :

This sunday’s Lecture is Cancelled and postponed for a later date due to the Corona virus outbreak.

In view of the the present Corona Virus situation we regrettably need to take sensible measures and it necessary to cancel the SAS lecture this Sunday. 
As members will be in very close together and there is risk of spreading is at its highest in this sort of situation.
Additionally, it is recommend that our vulnerable members (we have quite a few with various ailments, age and other high risk factors) are recommended from attending the meeting or at the least point out the risk.
We will conduct a risk assessment on our future meetings.
Also see our link to SAS Corona Virus Advise.

Get up close and personal with some 4.5 billion year old space rocks. 

Everything you wanted to know about Meteors, Meteoroids and Meteorites a journey back in time.

  • What they are?
  • Where do there come from?
  • What types are there?
  • How are the formed, composition?
  • What have meteorites ever done for us?
  • Etc.

In this interactive lecture  Michael Tweedy (our previous SAS Chairman)  gives some background information and shows his impressive & inspirational  meteorite collection.

When Who Where

  • Date:  Postponed for later date,
  • Time: 7pm.
  • Speaker: Michael Tweedy FRAS.
  • Venue: Will take place at the Cygnus Observatory (WWC Discovery Room).

Our speaker

Our speaker is Michael Tweedy is a member SAS and previous Chair of the SAS and is a very active member of the the society with a keen interests in meteorites, astronomy outreach , observing and astrophotography.


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Your host : Martin Kennedy