Events

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Our regular meetings are held at the Priory Street Centre in York. Click here for details.

2016

Friday, February 5th
“Star Pulsations” & “The York Astrocampus” by Dr Emily Brunsden, York University
Thursday, February 18th
Public Observing evening at York Knavesmire.
Friday, February 19th
“Enceladus and Europa” by Richard Turner, Harrogate AS
Saturday, February 20th
Public Observing evening at Rievaulx Terrace. York AS volunteers required please.

Friday, March 4th
“Alternative Skies” by Dr Jeurgen Schmoll, Durham University
Thursday, March 17th
Public Observing evening at York Knavesmire.
Friday, March 18th
“The Complete Solar System” by Dave Armeson, York AS

Friday, April 1st
“Formation of Massive Stars” by Dr Stuart Lumsden, Leeds University
Thursday, April 14th
Public Observing evening at York Knavesmire.
Friday, April 15th
“Images of the Universe Vol VI” -TBC by Paul Money

Friday, May 6th
Subject TBC by Dr Gerry Gilmour, Cambridge University
Friday, May 20th
Informal Evening. Members own presentations. Transit of Mercury results.

Friday, June 3rd
“John Wall – Inventions and Instruments” by Martin Whipp, York AS
Friday, June 17th
“A Beginners Guide to Astrophotography” by Steve Bowden

Friday, July 1st
“Chasing the Northern Lights” by Dr John Mason, South Downs Planetarium
Saturday, July 2nd
BAA Out of London Meeting: “Cosmology Today” – Various Speakers
Friday, July 15th
“Viking Astronomy” by Martin Lunn

August
Summer break – No formal meetings in August

Friday, September 2nd
New Season Kickoff – Informal Evening with members’ own presentations
Thursday, September 8th
Public Observing evening at York Knavesmire.
Friday, September 16th
“The Solar System in Fiction” by Paul Money

Thursday, October 6th
Public Observing evening at York Knavesmire.
Friday, October 7th
York AS AGM, followed by “Newall – The People’s Telescope” by Phil Shepherdson, York AS
Friday, October 21st
“Exoplanets” by Alex Hayler, York AS

Friday, November 4th
“William Gascoigne. The Telescope Micrometer & Telescopic Sight” by Dr David Sellers, Leeds AS
Thursday, November 10th
Public Observing evening at York Knavesmire.
Friday, November 18th
“When Galaxies Collide” by Megan Argo, Jodrell Bank

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

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