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The Cambridge Astronomical Association are an incredibly active and welcoming group of astronomers who run regular events in collaboration with the Institute of Astronomy at Cambridge University. The group caters for everyone interested, including young astronomers and beginners.
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Regular meetings with Cambridge Astronomical Association

  • Cambridge AstroPlus

    The first Monday of the month from January 2023 to December 2024

    Cambridge Observatory - Institute of Astronomy, Cambridge, CB3 0HA

    Beginners and younger astronomers aged 11 and over will enjoy the Cambridge AstroPlus group meetings, which include short talks by members of the Cambridge Astronomical Association and, weather permitting, observing using the Institute of Astronomy telescopes. These informal sessions take place on the first Monday of each month (sometimes delayed in January due to the New Year).
  • Cambridge Young Astronomers (7 to 11 year olds)

    The last Saturday of the month from January 2023 to December 2024

    Cambridge Observatory - Institute of Astronomy, Cambridge, CB3 0HA

    Astronomers aged 7 to 11 will love these Saturday morning sessions in the Hoyle Building at the Institute of Astronomy, Madingley Road, Cambridge.

    A theme is given to each meeting, for example, galaxies, ancient astronomy, peculiar stars, death of dinosaurs. The aim is to make astronomy fun!

    Meetings also include a short film in the lecture theatre and an activity session and run from 10.00 am - 12.00 am on the last Saturday of every month.
  • Cambridge Astronomical Association speaker meeting

    The third Friday of the month from January 2023 to December 2024

    Cambridge Observatory - Institute of Astronomy, Cambridge, CB3 0HA

    Enjoy a visit to one of the leading astronomical centres in the World, the Univerity Institute of Astronomy in Cambridge, and a presentation by one of many professional speakers. Learn about the most recent discoveries and up to date research with a friendly group of astronomers!

Forthcoming events by Cambridge Astronomical Association

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  • Cambridge Young Astronomers (7 to 11 year olds)

    Saturday 29th June 2024 from 10:00am to 12:00pm

    Cambridge Observatory - Institute of Astronomy, Cambridge, CB3 0HA

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  • Cambridge AstroPlus

    Monday 1st July 2024 from 19:15pm to 20:45pm

    Cambridge Observatory - Institute of Astronomy, Cambridge, CB3 0HA

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  • Cambridge Astronomical Association speaker meeting

    Friday 19th July 2024 from 20:00pm to 21:30pm

    Cambridge Observatory - Institute of Astronomy, Cambridge, CB3 0HA

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  • Cambridge Young Astronomers (7 to 11 year olds)

    Saturday 27th July 2024 from 10:00am to 12:00pm

    Cambridge Observatory - Institute of Astronomy, Cambridge, CB3 0HA

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  • Cambridge AstroPlus

    Monday 5th August 2024 from 19:15pm to 20:45pm

    Cambridge Observatory - Institute of Astronomy, Cambridge, CB3 0HA

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  • Cambridge Astronomical Association speaker meeting

    Friday 16th August 2024 from 20:00pm to 21:30pm

    Cambridge Observatory - Institute of Astronomy, Cambridge, CB3 0HA

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  • Cambridge Young Astronomers (7 to 11 year olds)

    Saturday 31st August 2024 from 10:00am to 12:00pm

    Cambridge Observatory - Institute of Astronomy, Cambridge, CB3 0HA

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  • Cambridge AstroPlus

    Monday 2nd September 2024 from 19:15pm to 20:45pm

    Cambridge Observatory - Institute of Astronomy, Cambridge, CB3 0HA

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  • Cambridge Astronomical Association speaker meeting

    Friday 20th September 2024 from 20:00pm to 21:30pm

    Cambridge Observatory - Institute of Astronomy, Cambridge, CB3 0HA

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  • Cambridge Young Astronomers (7 to 11 year olds)

    Saturday 28th September 2024 from 10:00am to 12:00pm

    Cambridge Observatory - Institute of Astronomy, Cambridge, CB3 0HA

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Event locations used by Cambridge Astronomical Association

  • Cambridge Observatory – Institute of Astronomy

    University of Cambridge, Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, CB3 0HA

    Astronomical Society, Observatory

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