Some events are subject to change due to unforeseen circumstances. Please check this page before setting off.
Our ‘Sister Observatory’, Lime Tree Observatory, also hosts a number of Public Astronomy Events, details of which can be found here.
Our public observing sessions are shown in green.
Friday 15 November
Patrick Moore and our Volcanic Moon
Talk presented by Prof Bill Leatherbarrow (BAA Lunar)
Bio: A keen amateur astronomer since childhood, Bill Leatherbarrow first joined the BAA in 1965. During the 1960s and 1970s he served on the Lunar Section Committee and as Secretary of the Mercury and Venus Section. He became Lunar Section Director in 2009 and was BAA President from 2011 to 2013. He observes from Sheffield, using a 12-inch Maksutov-Cassegrain.
Thursday 5 December
Public Star Party at the Knavesmire, York
Friday 6 December
Dave Armeson Christmas Lecture
Talk presented by York Astro member Dave Armeson
Friday 20 December