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Jeremiah Horrocks Memorial Lecture series

  • Next lecture:

    Wednesday 9th June, 7.30pm, Harrington Lecture Theatre

    "The Milky Way in 3D" Dr Micheal Perryman, European Space Agency

    Tickets are free of charge. Please contact on for further information.


  • All lectures:
    • 28th January "The Sun: A New Encounter With Our Nearest Star" Dr Robert W. Walsh
    • 5th March "Jeremiah Horrocks and the North West Astronomers" Prof Allan Chapman
    • 21st April "The Hunt for Extra-solar Planets"  Prof Andrew Cameron
    • 27th May "Meteorites: The pauper's space probe" Dr Sara Russell
    • 9 June "The Milky Way in 3D" Dr Michael Perryman



Michael Perryman
Memorial Lectures