Derby and District Astronomical Society

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2013 Meeting Programme

Date Title Speaker Venue
January 4th
7:30 pm
Society Quiz - The Friend's Meeting House
January 18th
7:30 pm
INTRODUCTION TO ASTRONOMY EVENING
(Telescope Workshop) - CANCELLED
- The Friend's Meeting House
January 19th
7:30 pm
OBSERVING SESSION - The Flamsteed Observatory
February 1st
7:30 pm
Young Stars: Teething Troubles to Teenage Kicks Professor Rob Jeffries
School of Physical and Geographical Sciences
Keele University
The Friend's Meeting House
February 15th
7:30 pm
INTRODUCTION TO ASTRONOMY EVENING
(Telescope Workshop)
- The Friend's Meeting House
February 16th
7:30 pm
OBSERVING SESSION - The Flamsteed Observatory
March 1st
7:30 pm
The Solar Neighbourhood - A Guide to the Nearest Stars Dr Colin Steele
The University of Manchester
The Friend's Meeting House
March 15th
7:30 pm
INTRODUCTION TO ASTRONOMY EVENING
(Now I've got my telescope - what can I see with it? )
- The Friend's Meeting House
March 16th
7:30 pm
OBSERVING SESSION - The Flamsteed Observatory
April 5th
7:30 pm
How I Wonder What You Are: The Birth, Life and Death of Stars Dr Paul Ruffle
Jodrell Bank Centre for Astrophysics
University of Manchester
The Friend's Meeting House
April 19th
7:30 pm
INTRODUCTION TO ASTRONOMY EVENING
(Now I've got my telescope - what can I see with it? - Part 2 - Deep Sky Objects)
- The Friend's Meeting House
April 27th
(date changed from the 20th)
8:30 pm
OBSERVING SESSION - The Flamsteed Observatory
May 3rd
7:30 pm
Annual General Meeting - The Friend's Meeting House
May 17th
7:30 pm
INTRODUCTION TO ASTRONOMY EVENING
(The History of Astronomy Since the Invention of the Telescope)
- The Friend's Meeting House
May 18th
9:30 pm
OBSERVING SESSION - The Flamsteed Observatory
June 7th
7:30 pm
Images of the Universe Volume 3 Paul Money The Friend's Meeting House
June 21st
7:30 pm
INTRODUCTION TO ASTRONOMY EVENING
(A Brief Guide to the Constellations)
- The Friend's Meeting House
June 22nd
9:30 pm
OBSERVING SESSION - The Flamsteed Observatory
Saturday 6th July
7:30pm
Society BBQ and Observing Session
(Replaces July main meeting)
- The Flamsteed Observatory
July 20th
9:30 pm
OBSERVING SESSION - The Flamsteed Observatory
August 2nd
9:30 pm
OBSERVING SESSION
(Replaces August main meeting)
- The Flamsteed Observatory
August 17th
9:30 pm
OBSERVING SESSION - The Flamsteed Observatory
September 6th
7:30 pm
What a Crazy Way To Get To Mars - The Curiosity Rover Dr Mike Lancaster
Derby and District Astronomical Society
The Friend's Meeting House
September 20th
7:30 pm
INTRODUCTION TO ASTRONOMY EVENING
(A Beginner's Guide to the Solar System)
Anthony Southwell The Friend's Meeting House
September 21st
8:00 pm
OBSERVING SESSION - The Flamsteed Observatory
October 4th
7:30 pm
Horseshoes on Saturn Dr Colin Steele
School of Mathematics
The University of Manchester
The Friend's Meeting House
October 18th
7:30 pm
INTRODUCTION TO ASTRONOMY EVENING
(Finding Your Way Around the Night Sky)
Dave Selfe The Friend's Meeting House
October 19th
7:30 pm
OBSERVING SESSION - The Flamsteed Observatory
November 1st
7:30 pm
What is Dark Energy? Martin Griffiths
The University of Glamorgan
The Friend's Meeting House
November 15th
7:30 pm
INTRODUCTION TO ASTRONOMY EVENING
(A Beginnerís Guide to the Sun)
Anthony Southwell The Friend's Meeting House
November 16th
7:30 pm
OBSERVING SESSION - The Flamsteed Observatory
December 6th
7:15 pm
Note earlier start!
A Review of 2013 Dr Chris Lintott
The University of Oxford & The Sky At Night
The Friend's Meeting House
December 20th
7:30 pm
INTRODUCTION TO ASTRONOMY EVENING
(Telescope Workshop)
Mike Dumelow The Friend's Meeting House
December 21st
7:30 pm
OBSERVING SESSION - The Flamsteed Observatory

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