Derby and District Astronomical Society
- Membership is open to anyone aged 16 or over.
- Anyone under 18, be they a member or no, must be accompanied at our meetings by a parent/guardian/responsible adult (who may then become a member in order to accompany the young person).
- Membership costs £28 per annum. Concessions (unwaged, student, on state pension) costs £19 pa.
- Couples/families receive a 10% discount.
- Our membership year runs from May to April, meaning everyone's membership renewal is due in May.
- Membership can be paid either by cash or cheque at one of our meetings, or by bank transfer.
- You don't have to join to attend our meetings at first - you can 'try before you buy' as a visitor for a few meetings initially.
- If you would like like to join us, and for further Information, please contact our Treasurer .
Benefits of becoming a member include:
- Only pay a £1 entry fee to our meetings (visitors pay £3).
- Members are entitled to some training on the use of our Flamsteed Observatory, and when deemed competent may obtain a key to enable them to use the facility at any time.
- Borrowing telescopes from the society.
- Joining our WhatsApp group to chat with other members.
- Receiving email updates on our upcoming meetings and events, as well as other society news and information.
- Members may submit content for our website, including astrophotos they have taken.
- Access to our collection of books on astronomy and space.
- Members are entitled to join society trips that are held from time to time.
- Receiving a membership certificate.