Derby and District Astronomical Society

[2022]

2023 Meeting Programme


Further details of all meetings may be obtained from the Secretary  on 07443 469477.

Date Title Speaker Venue
January 6th
7:30 pm
Society Quiz Quizmaster: Dave Selfe The Friend's Meeting House
January 14th
7:30 pm
OBSERVING SESSION - The Flamsteed Observatory
January 20th
7:30 pm
INTRODUCTION TO ASTRONOMY EVENING
The January Sky
Dr Mike Lancaster The Friend's Meeting House
Saturday
January 28th
4:30 to 8:30 pm
ALVASTON PARK STARGAZING - Alvaston Park, Derby, DE24 8QQ
February 3rd
7:30 pm
In the Footsteps of Flamsteed Dr Mike Lancaster
Derby & District Astronomical Society
The Friend's Meeting House
February 11th
7:30 pm
OBSERVING SESSION - The Flamsteed Observatory
February 17th
7:30 pm
INTRODUCTION TO ASTRONOMY EVENING
A Tour of the Planets
Gary Lambert The Friend's Meeting House
March 3rd
7:30 pm
TBA Dr Colin Steele
The University of Manchester
The Friend's Meeting House
March 11th
7:30 pm
OBSERVING SESSION - The Flamsteed Observatory
March 17th
7:30 pm
INTRODUCTION TO ASTRONOMY EVENING
Update on the James Webb Space Telescope
Brian Dodson The Friend's Meeting House
April 7th
7:30 pm
Discovering Small Exoplanets, In The Search For Universal Life Professor Amaury Triaud
School of Physics & Astronomy
University of Birmingham
The Friend's Meeting House
April 15th
7:30 pm
OBSERVING SESSION - The Flamsteed Observatory
April 21st
7:30 pm
INTRODUCTION TO ASTRONOMY EVENING
Twinkle Twinkle Little Star
Donald Anderson The Friend's Meeting House
May 5th
7:30 pm
ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING - The Friend's Meeting House
May 13th
9:30 pm
OBSERVING SESSION - The Flamsteed Observatory
May 19th
7:30 pm
INTRODUCTION TO ASTRONOMY EVENING
Early 'Computers' in Astronomy
Dr Peter Branson The Friend's Meeting House
June 2nd
7:30 pm
TBA Dr Emma Chapman
School of Physics & Astronomy
University of Nottingham
The Friend's Meeting House
June 10th
9:30 pm
OBSERVING SESSION - The Flamsteed Observatory
June 16th
7:30 pm
INTRODUCTION TO ASTRONOMY EVENING
The Summer Sky
Dr Mike Lancaster The Friend's Meeting House
Saturday
1st July
7:30pm
Society BBQ and Observing Session - The Flamsteed Observatory
August 12th
8:30 pm
OBSERVING SESSION - The Flamsteed Observatory
September 1st
7:30 pm
TBA - The Friend's Meeting House
September 9th
8:00 pm
OBSERVING SESSION - The Flamsteed Observatory
September 15th
7:30 pm
INTRODUCTION TO ASTRONOMY EVENING
TBA
- The Friend's Meeting House
October 6th
7:30 pm
TBA - The Friend's Meeting House
October 14th
7:30 pm
OBSERVING SESSION - The Flamsteed Observatory
October 20th
7:30 pm
INTRODUCTION TO ASTRONOMY EVENING
TBA
- The Friend's Meeting House
November 3rd
7:30 pm
TBA - The Friend's Meeting House
November 11th
7:30 pm
OBSERVING SESSION - The Flamsteed Observatory
November 17th
7:30 pm
INTRODUCTION TO ASTRONOMY EVENING
TBA
- The Friend's Meeting House
December 1st
7:30 pm
TBA - The Friend's Meeting House
December 9th
7:30 pm
OBSERVING SESSION - The Flamsteed Observatory
December 15th
7:30 pm
CHRISTMAS DINNER - TBA

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Further details of all meetings may be obtained from the Secretary  on 07443 469477.

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