Upcoming meetings & events

Dates for 2020-2021 season

We have some great speakers lined up for this year. Please join us on the second Monday of each month. Please click on the + sign below for more information.

Dec
14
Mon
2020
‘Star of Bethlehem’ @ Zoom Video Conference
Dec 14 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

‘Star of Bethlehem’

A talk by Dr. Steve Barrett, University of Liverpool

 

 

Jan
11
Mon
2021
‘Introduction to Astrophotography Part 2’ @ Zoom Video Conference
Jan 11 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

‘Introduction to Astrophotography Part 2’

Part 2 of Martin Kessel’s talk from last year.

To see Martin’s Flickr album please click here

 

 

Feb
8
Mon
2021
‘The Changing Scene in Astronomy’ @ Zoom Video Conference
Feb 8 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

‘The Changing Scene in Astronomy’

A talk by Professor Ian Robson

 

 

Mar
8
Mon
2021
‘The Size of Space – just how do astronomers estimate distances?’ @ Zoom Video Conference
Mar 8 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

‘The Size of Space – just how do astronomers estimate distances?’

A talk by William Stewart

 

Apr
12
Mon
2021
‘How We’ll Live on Mars’ @ Zoom Video Conference
Apr 12 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

‘How We’ll Live on Mars’

A talk by Colin Stuart Astronomy author, writer and speaker. (To be given – rather appropriately, on the 60th anniversary of the first human spaceflight).

Colin’s website: www.colinstuart.net
Colin’s twitter: @skyponderer
Subscribe to Colin’s weekly astronomy newsletter and get a free e-book 

 

 

 

May
10
Mon
2021
‘Black Holes’ @ Zoom Video Conference
May 10 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

‘Black Holes’

A talk by Professor Jeff Forshaw, University of Manchester

 

Jun
14
Mon
2021
‘Atmospheric Optical Phenomena: Rainbows, Halos & Glories’ @ Cavendish Road Primary School
Jun 14 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

‘Atmospheric Optical Phenomena: Rainbows, Halos & Glories’

A talk by Clive Saunders

Jul
12
Mon
2021
‘Egyptians and the Astronomical Constellations’ (Temporary title) @ Cavendish Road Primary School
Jul 12 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

‘Egyptians and the Astronomical Constellations’

A talk by Pauline Norris