Events

Check out our upcoming meetings and events…

Our regular meetings are held at the Priory Street Centre in York. Click here for details.
Our public observing sessions are shown in red.
The location of the regular Knavesmire star parties can be found here.

2016

Friday, November 18th
“When Galaxies Collide” by Megan Argo, UCLAN

Friday, December 2nd
Dave Armeson’s Christmas Lecture: “New Horizons – The New Data”
Thursday, December 8th
Public Observing evening at York Knavesmire.
Friday, December 16th
Christmas Informal Evening with members’ own presentations and refreshments

2017

Thursday, January 5th
Public Observing evening at York Knavesmire
Friday, January 6th
“William Gascoigne. The Telescope Micrometer & Telescopic Sight” By David Sellers, Leeds AS
Friday, January 13th
Public Observing at St Peter’s School, Bootham, York
Friday, January 20th
Five Student Guest Speakers from St. Peter’s School, York.

Thursday, February 2nd
Public Observing evening at York Knavesmire.
Friday, February 3rd
Lecture title TBC by Professor Giles Hammond, Glasgow university
Friday, February 17th
Society visit to the Astrocampus, York University
Saturday, February 18th
Public Observing at Castle Howard Arboretum. Booking required
Saturday, February 25th
Public Observing at Sutton Bank Visitors Centre. Booking required

Friday, March 3rd
“Annie Maunder – Solar Observer” By Dr Silvia Dalla, UCLAN
Saturday, March 4th
Public Observing at Rievaulx Terraces, Helmsley YO62 5LJ. Booking required
Thursday, March 9th
Public Observing evening at York Knavesmire.
Friday, March 17th
“Images of the Universe Vol. VII” By Paul Money

Thursday, April 6th
Public Observing evening at York Knavesmire.
Friday, April 7th
“The Dark Side of the Universe” By Professor Pete Edwards, Durham University
Friday, April 21st
“Improving your Telescope’s Optics” By John Timmins, Peak 2 Valley Instruments

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