Derby and District Astronomical Society

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2020 Meeting Programme

Date Title Speaker Venue
January 3rd
7:30 pm
Society Quiz Quizmaster: Dave Selfe The Friend's Meeting House
January 11th
7:30 pm
OBSERVING SESSION - The Flamsteed Observatory
January 17th
7:30 pm
INTRODUCTION TO ASTRONOMY EVENING
My Holiday on the Moon
Peter Branson The Friend's Meeting House
January 25th
6 pm onwards
ALVASTON PARK STARGAZING - The Community Building, Alvaston Park, Derby
February 7th
7:30 pm
How Big is Space? Neil Haggath The Friend's Meeting House
February 15th
7:30 pm
OBSERVING SESSION - The Flamsteed Observatory
February 21st
7:30 pm
INTRODUCTION TO ASTRONOMY EVENING
Astrophotography Workshop
- Meet at The Friend's Meeting House
Travel to Flamsteed Observatory
March 6th
7:30 pm
The Rise and Fall of the British Space Industry Dr Martin Griffiths
The University of South Wales
The Friend's Meeting House
March 14th
7:30 pm
OBSERVING SESSION - The Flamsteed Observatory
March 20th
7:30 pm
INTRODUCTION TO ASTRONOMY EVENING
How to Process Your Astrophotos
- The Friend's Meeting House
April 3rd
7:30 pm
Space Weather Sam Walton
Mullard Space Science Laboratory
The Friend's Meeting House
April 11th
8:30 pm
OBSERVING SESSION - The Flamsteed Observatory
April 17th
7:30 pm
INTRODUCTION TO ASTRONOMY EVENING
How to use Planetarium Software
- The Friend's Meeting House
May 1st
7:30 pm
Annual General Meeting - The Friend's Meeting House
May 9th
9:30 pm
OBSERVING SESSION - The Flamsteed Observatory
May 15th
7:30 pm
INTRODUCTION TO ASTRONOMY EVENING
The James Webb Space Telescope
Brian Dodson and Donald Anderson The Friend's Meeting House
June 5th
7:30 pm
TBA - The Friend's Meeting House
June 13th
9:30 pm
OBSERVING SESSION - The Flamsteed Observatory
June 19th
8:30 pm
INTRODUCTION TO ASTRONOMY EVENING
Introduction to Telescopes
Mike Dumelow The Friend's Meeting House
Saturday 4th July
7:30pm
Society BBQ and Observing Session
(Replaces July main meeting)
- The Flamsteed Observatory
July 11th
9:30 pm
OBSERVING SESSION - The Flamsteed Observatory
August 7th
7:30 pm
TBA The Friend's Meeting House
August 15th
8:30 pm
OBSERVING SESSION - The Flamsteed Observatory
September 4th
7:30 pm
TBA The Friend's Meeting House
September 12th
8:00 pm
OBSERVING SESSION - The Flamsteed Observatory
September 18th
7:30 pm
INTRODUCTION TO ASTRONOMY EVENING
TBA
The Friend's Meeting House
October 2nd
7:30 pm
Supernova Neutrinos Dr Susan Cartwright
Department of Physics and Astronomy
The University of Sheffield
The Friend's Meeting House
October 10th
7:30 pm
OBSERVING SESSION - The Flamsteed Observatory
October 16th
7:30 pm
INTRODUCTION TO ASTRONOMY EVENING
TBA
- The Friend's Meeting House
November 6th
7:30 pm
TBA The Friend's Meeting House
November 14th
7:30 pm
OBSERVING SESSION - The Flamsteed Observatory
November 20th
7:30 pm
INTRODUCTION TO ASTRONOMY EVENING
TBA
- The Friend's Meeting House
December 4th
7:30 pm
TBA The Friend's Meeting House
December 12th
7:30 pm
OBSERVING SESSION - The Flamsteed Observatory
December 18th
7:30 pm
INTRODUCTION TO ASTRONOMY EVENING
TBA
- Friend's Meeting House

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For a location map of the Friend's Meeting House click here.

Further details of all meetings may be obtained from the Secretary  on 07752 683878.

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