Astronomy Presentations

The York Astronomical Society Member’s Meetings are held on the 1st and 3rd Fridays of each month, except during the Summer (July/August) or Public Holidays. Doors open from 7:30 pm for an 8:00 pm start. The table below shows our 2021-2022 meetings to date, which will be updated regularly. For more details, see the Calendar in the Members Area.

Date Title Speaker Venue
15/07/2022 Informal Members Meeting Martin Dawson PSC
01/07/2022 The Saturnian system Dave Armeson BBF
17/06/2022 JWST Emma C. Lake PSC
20/05/2022 Astronomical Alchemy Gordon Mackie Hybrid
06/05/2022 Recording the Sky Graham Moore BBF
01/04/2022 Area 51
Martin Dawson BBF
18/03/2022 What Do We Know Today (we didn’t last year)? Brad Gibson PSC
11/03/2022 Stargazing at St Peter’s School, York N/A SPS
04/03/2022 Adventures in New Zealand John McCue BBF
18/02/2022 The Stella Origins of the Chemical Elements Kate Womack PSC
4/02/2022 Red quasars: the missing link in Galaxy evolution? Vicky Fawcett BBF
21/01/2022 Late XMas Members Meeting YAS Members PSC
07/01/2022 Informal Members Meeting Dave Armeson Zoom
17/12/2021 Informal Members Meeting YAS Members Zoom
03/12/2021 Satellites and Moons of the Solar System Dave Armeson BBF
19/11/2021 Myth to Sun Pete Williamson Zoom
05/11/2021 A brief look at Pluto
Dave Armeson BBF
15/10/2021 YAS AGM 2021 YAS Trustees Zoom
01/10/2021 Informal Meeting & Star Party YAS Volunteers BBF
17/09/2021 Through the StarGate Paul Money Zoom
03/09/2021 Mars 2020 Perseverance Rover Dave Armeson BBF

Related: First In-Person Meeting after Lockdown (3/9/2021)