How did the Egyptians used their knowledge of the heavens in their belief systems and their monumental architecture? Pauline has PhD in Egyptology following archaeological investigations in the Egyptian Sahara. Pauline is a member of Newtown Astronomy Society in Mid-Wales. She recently spoke at TVAES.
After the coffee break the usual announcements and members activities.
Location Map Overflow parking in the school next door is OK for Saturday sessions
Apr 26 7.30pm
Doors open at 7pm. Talk starts at 7.30pm
Entry is free and open to the public, all welcome, all ages.
This month’s topic…..
Fundamental Knowledge for the Observer
If it’s in the ‘O’ level syllabus it will be in this talk. Not strictly true but over the next few summer meetings we will get stuck into the topics which are the foundations of astronomy.
A good start will be ‘RA and dec’ or whatever that is and how it became so.