Astronomy Presentations

The York Astronomical Society Member’s Meetings are held on the 1st and 3rd Fridays of each month, except for August or Public Holidays.

All meetings now take place at Beetle Bank Farm, Moor Ln, Murton, York YO19 5XD
(Directions Beetle Bank Location)

Doors open from 7:30 pm for an 8:00 pm start. The table below shows our 2023-2024 meetings to date, which will be updated regularly. For more details, see the Calendar in the Members Area.

Upcoming Meetings

Date Title Speaker
19/07/2024 Visual Astronomy: Alive and Kicking! Simon Bennett
  2024-2025 Season  
06/09/2024 Weighing the Earth John McCue
20/09/2024 Seeing the Universe with New Eyes Robert Williams
04/10/2024 The Promise of Gravitational Waves Sue Bowler
18/10/2024 AGM + Short Talk Andrew Stephenson
01/11/2024 The Chances of Anything Coming from Mars Brian Jones
15/11/2024 Northern Dales Night Skies Paul Clark
06/12/2024 Christmas Lecture Dave Armeson
20/12/2024 Festive Meal, Observing and Quiz Evening York AS Members
03/01/2025 Member’s Evening – Short Talks York AS Members
17/01/2025 Early German Rocket Development Martin Dawson
07/02/2025 Astronomy of the Islamic Calendar Qamar Uddin
21/02/2025 Binocular Astronomy Andrew Stephenson
07/03/2025 Meeting 1135 – Subject TBC  
21/03/2025 Building a Radio Telescope Rod Hine
04/04/2025 Stellar Winds: Givers and Takers of Life Brad Gibson