The Derby and District Astronomical Society will endeavour to maintain a full programme of meetings during the COVID-19 pandemic. For now, all our scheduled meetings (apart from observing sessions) will take place via the Zoom video-conferencing medium. Our scheduled observing sessions have been suspended until current lockdown measures have eased. If you would like further information about the society, or on how you can join in our meetings via Zoom, then please email the
of our society.
Our NEXT MAIN MEETING will be held on Friday, 5th March 2021 from 7:30 pm onwards on Zoom. We welcome Dr Chris North from the University of Cardiff,to give us a presentation on Gravitational Waves. Please email the or of the society for further details.
Our next INTRODUCTION TO ASTRONOMY evening will be held on Friday 19th March 2021 from 7:15 pm onwards on Zoom. The topic and presenter is to be announced. Please email the or of the society for further details.
Our SCHEDULED OBSERVING SESSIONS have been suspended until current lockdown measures have eased.
You can now view VIDEOS OF PAST MEETINGS that we have held on Zoom. These are available from November 2020 onwards, Links may be found on our 2020 and 2021 meeting programme pages. Alternatively visit our Facebook page.
THE WINTER 2020 EDITION OF ARIES IS AVAILABLE...here. Thanks to our Aries editing team of Anthony Southwell and Gill Pryor, and to all our contributors for making this edition possible.