Outreach

This  resource  pack  includes  a collection of websites,  documents  and  activities  to  help  young  astronomers  and  leaders  of  STEM  clubs  and  extra-curricular  groups  to  gain  experience  and  knowledge  of  aspects  of  astronomy,  …
Electronic newsletters available from other sources astro-ph Astronomy e-print archive at Los Alamos (Southampton mirror). Active Galaxies Newsletter Electronic Active Galaxies Newsletter. AGB Newsletter Electronic publication covering stellar…
Every September the Society takes part in 'Open House London'  Members of the public wishing to visit the premises are welcome to do so! Open House London is the Capital's largest architectural showcase. It is a simple but powerful concept: in…
The most recent Transit of Venus occured on 5-6 June 2012. No further transits will be visible until 2117. In astronomy, a 'transit' occurs when a smaller body passes in front of a larger one. A 'Transit of Venus' happens when Venus is seen in…
What is a solar eclipse, and how is it caused? What can members of the public expect to see, and how can they observe an eclipse safely? This booklet, first published January 2015, explains the answers to these questions and more. It also includes…
Solstices are exciting events and can be a time of worship and reflection. Here are some useful links about solstices: Equinoxes and solstices Winter solstice explained Stonehenge is often a perfect place to visit at solstices, both winter and…
News stories of general astronomical interest can be found at: SpaceWeather.com Sky & Telescope Universe Today Spaceflight Now's 'Breaking News' the BBC's Science pages press releases on this website ESA ESO 'Today@NASA' Sky maps Maps…
American Association of Petroleum Geologists Bookstore, education, discussion group, searchable database of geologists and students, meetings, links American Geological Institute Useful links to key US geological organizations, news, the Georef…
    Astronomy Picture of the Day A new astronomical image every day, with an archive of thousands of pictures.   2MASS images Infrared colour composites constructed from 2MASS Atlas Images   AAO images Thumbnails of the celebrated images taken…