The 2015 October issue of Regulus, the newsletter of the Kingston Centre, is now available for download as a 1MB PDF file.
Paper copies will be available at the Regular Meeting in Ellis Hall on Thursday 2015 October 8th and any not picked up then
will be mailed out to all remaining members.
This issue contains notification of the Annual General Meeting and Elections set for Thursday 2015 November 12th.
With days shortening, nights lengthening, and Halloween growing near it is only natural that our thoughts should turn to the dead—and some of them were astronomers. (Insert blood-curdling scream here!)
Throughout history dead people have been interred in grounds sacred or not, either singly or in mass graves. Some had resting places in more formal tombs or crypts, perhaps even inside a church building. But did you know that a few “lucky” people are buried in observatories?