Derby and District Astronomical Society

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2009 Meeting Programme

Date Title Speaker Venue
January 9th
7:30 pm
Jupiter - Friend or Foe? Dr Jonti Horner
The Open University
The Friend's Meeting House
January 17th
7:30 pm
OBSERVING SESSION - The Flamsteed Observatory
February 6th
7:30 pm
Society Quiz - The Friend's Meeting House
February 21st
7:30 pm
OBSERVING SESSION - The Flamsteed Observatory
March 6th
7:30 pm
The Music of the Heavens Chris Newsome The Friend's Meeting House
March 21st
7:30 pm
OBSERVING SESSION - The Flamsteed Observatory
April 3rd
7:30 pm
Photographing the Night Sky Nik Szymanek The Friend's Meeting House
April 18th
8:30 pm
OBSERVING SESSION - The Flamsteed Observatory
May 1st
7:30 pm
Annual General Meeting - The Friend's Meeting House
May 16th
9:30 pm
OBSERVING SESSION - The Flamsteed Observatory
June 5th
7:30 pm
Apollo: Tranquility Base and Beyond Anthony Southwell The Friend's Meeting House
June 20th
9:30 pm
OBSERVING SESSION - The Flamsteed Observatory
22nd - 27th July DDAS Display - Derby QUAD
Saturday 27th July DDAS Display & Solar Observing
at the Derby Well Dressing
- Derby QUAD and Market Place
Saturday 4th July
7:30pm
Society BBQ and Observing Session - The Flamsteed Observatory
Saturday 11th July
11am - 5pm
DDAS Display at the
Aston Upon Trent Well Dressing
- The Malt Shovel
Aston Upon Trent
Saturday 18th July DDAS Display at the
Barton Gate Charity Steam Rally
- Needwood Rise Farm, Barton Gate, Barton-u-Needwood, Staffordshire, DE13 8AP
August 7th
7:30 pm
The Ghost Book of Manchester Kevin Kilburn
The Society for the History of Astronomy
The Friend's Meeting House
August 22nd
9:00 pm
OBSERVING SESSION - The Flamsteed Observatory
September 4th
7:30 pm
The Biggest Bangs in the Universe Professor Nial Tanvir
Department of Physics and Astronomy
University of Leicester
The Friend's Meeting House
September 19th
8:00 pm
OBSERVING SESSION - The Flamsteed Observatory
October 2nd
7:30 pm
Meteors from Comet to Camera Dr Colin Steele
School of Mathematics
University of Manchester
The Friend's Meeting House
October 17th
7:30 pm
OBSERVING SESSION - The Flamsteed Observatory
November 6th
7:30 pm
Planetary Landers: Exotic Spacecraft for Strange Places Dr Andrew Ball
ExoMars Instrument Engineer
European Space Agency
The Friend's Meeting House
November 21st
7:30 pm
OBSERVING SESSION - The Flamsteed Observatory
December 4th
7:30 pm
In Pursuit of Pulsars Dame Jocelyn Bell Burnell DBE, FRS, FRAS The Friend's Meeting House
December 9th
6:15 pm
FLAMSTEED LECTURE
The Hubble Space Telescope - Past, Present and Future
Professor Jeffrey A. Hoffman
MIT
The University of Derby
Kedleston Road Campus
FREE Tickets: www.derby.ac.uk/flamsteed or call Angela Drinkwater at The University of Derby on 01332 591046
December 19th
7:30 pm
OBSERVING SESSION - The Flamsteed Observatory

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