Derby and District Astronomical Society

[2021]

2022 Meeting Programme

Date Title Speaker Venue
January 7th
7:30 pm
Society Quiz Quizmaster: Dave Selfe Zoom
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January 15th
7:30 pm
OBSERVING SESSION - The Flamsteed Observatory
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January 21st
7:15 pm
INTRODUCTION TO ASTRONOMY EVENING
No meeting this month
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February 4th
7:30 pm
Through the StarGate Paul Money Zoom
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February 12th
7:30 pm
OBSERVING SESSION - The Flamsteed Observatory
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February 18th
7:30 pm
INTRODUCTION TO ASTRONOMY EVENING
The February Sky
Mike Lancaster The Friend's Meeting House and on Zoom
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February 19th
6 to 9 pm
ALVASTON PARK STARGAZING
- Alvaston Park, Derby, DE24 8QQ
March 4th
7:30 pm
The Moon, Meteorites and More... Dr Sarah Crowther
The University of Manchester
The Friend's Meeting House and on Zoom
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March 12th
7:30 pm
OBSERVING SESSION - The Flamsteed Observatory
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March 18th
7:30 pm
INTRODUCTION TO ASTRONOMY EVENING
Telescopes and Binoculars
Mike Dumelow The Friend's Meeting House and on Zoom
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April 1st
7:30 pm
Lunar Regolith: Challenges and Opportunities for Agriculture and Human Health Martin Braddock, FRSB, FRAS
Mansfield & Sutton Astronomical Society
The Friend's Meeting House and on Zoom
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April 2nd
7:30 pm
OBSERVING SESSION - The Flamsteed Observatory
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April 22nd
7:30 pm
INTRODUCTION TO ASTRONOMY EVENING
Getting into Astrophotography
Gary Lambert The Friend's Meeting House and on Zoom
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May 6th
7:30 pm
ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING - The Friend's Meeting House and on Zoom
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May 14th
9:30 pm
OBSERVING SESSION - The Flamsteed Observatory
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May 20th
7:30 pm
INTRODUCTION TO ASTRONOMY EVENING
The Late Spring & Early Summer Sky
Mike Lancaster The Friend's Meeting House and on Zoom
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June 10th
7:30 pm
The James Webb Space Telescope Paul Eccleston
Chief Engineer at RAL Space
The Friend's Meeting House and on Zoom
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June 11th
9:30 pm
OBSERVING SESSION - The Flamsteed Observatory
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June 24th
7:30 pm
INTRODUCTION TO ASTRONOMY EVENING
Solar Observing
Brian Dodson The Friend's Meeting House
Please note that this talk will NOT be on Zoom
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Saturday
2nd July
7:30pm
Society BBQ and Observing Session - The Flamsteed Observatory
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August 13th
8:30 pm
OBSERVING SESSION - The Flamsteed Observatory
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September 2nd
7:30 pm
TBA - TBA
September 10th
8:00 pm
OBSERVING SESSION - The Flamsteed Observatory
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September 16th
7:30 pm
INTRODUCTION TO ASTRONOMY EVENING
The Autumn Sky
Mike Lancaster The Friend's Meeting House and on Zoom
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October 7th
7:30 pm
TBA - TBA
October 15th
7:30 pm
OBSERVING SESSION - The Flamsteed Observatory
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October 21st
7:30 pm
INTRODUCTION TO ASTRONOMY EVENING
The Gaia Mission
Brian Dodson The Friend's Meeting House and on Zoom
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Saturday
22nd October
2:00 pm till midnight
PRACTICAL ASTRONOMY - BARROW ON TRENT
Stargazing, displays and presentations
- Brookfield Social Club, Barrow on Trent, DE73 7HG
November 4th
7:30 pm
TBA - TBA
November 12th
7:30 pm
OBSERVING SESSION - The Flamsteed Observatory
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November 18th
7:30 pm
INTRODUCTION TO ASTRONOMY EVENING
Astronomy Books
Anthony Southwell The Flamsteed Observatory
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Saturday
26th November
6:00 pm till late
ELVASTON CASTLE STARGAZING AND EXHIBITION - Elvaston Castle, Borrowash Road (A6120), Elvaston, Derby, DE72 3EP
December 2nd
7:30 pm
TBA - TBA
Saturday
3rd December
6:00 pm till late
ELVASTON CASTLE STARGAZING AND EXHIBITION - Elvaston Castle, Borrowash Road (A6120), Elvaston, Derby, DE72 3EP
December 10th
7:30 pm
OBSERVING SESSION - The Flamsteed Observatory
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December 16th
7:30 pm
INTRODUCTION TO ASTRONOMY EVENING
TBA
- TBA

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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 07443 469477.

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