National Astronomy Week committee in the UK held another "Week",
23–30 August 2003. This site has been left in place as it still contains useful information. For the latest NAW site, click here.
out more by clicking on the buttons at left.
year has plenty of astronomical events:
the Week, Mars will be the closest it has been to Earth for thousands of
British-built Beagle 2 lander will be sent to Mars
will see two eclipses of the Moon and one of the Sun
will transit across the face of the Sun
Society for Popular Astronomy and ASTRA (Association in Scotland to Research
into Astronautics) will both celebrate their 50th anniversaries.
are most grateful to the following organisations for their generous sponsorship
Clarkson and Fuller
Of Astronomical Societies
For Popular Astronomy