We make every effort to keep the programme up-to-date and accurate.  However changes can happen at short notice and updates rely on the kind donation of time by Society members.  If you see an error please let us know or, better still, offer to help keep the website up-to-date.

Basic members are welcome to attend Lectures but will be charged a small fee.

Jun
20
Thu
Observing / Informal evening
Jun 20 @ 7:45 pm – 9:45 pm

This evening is open to all, telescope not essential, but if you wish to bring one please do so, it would be advisable to dress for the weather, a torch is recommended as the path will be dark, red preferred.

Please note :- if observing is not possible this will become an informal evening.

Jun
22
Sat
BAA Summer Meeting
Jun 22 all-day

The Title for this Meeting is “Astronomy and Astrophysics today”

Dr Jackie Davies (RAL Space) Space Weather monitoring from the L5 Lagrange point

Prof Peter Doel (UCL) The dark Energy Spectroscopic instrument

Dr Chris Pearson (RAL Space) ARIEL & Alien Worlds

Barry Kellett (RAL Space) Moon Landing 50th Anniversary – Truth or Hoax ?

Dr David Boyd (BAA & NAS) Amateur Astronomy Today

Because of on site security, those wishing to attend MUST PRE BOOK, & Booking will close on 10th June

Full details & Maps can be found on the Newbury AS Website :-

http://www.newburyastro.org.uk

And the BAA Website :-

http://www.britastro.org/RAL2019

Please book online via, http://www.britastro.org/RAL2019, or Call the BAA Office on :- 0207 734 4145

Closing Date 10th June 2019

 

This event is not organised by the Society

for those members that may wish to attend, you could see just where Barry comes from, when he visits us.

 

Jun
27
Thu
Observing / Informal evening
Jun 27 @ 7:45 pm – 9:45 pm

This evening is open to all, telescope not essential, but if you wish to bring one please do so, it would be advisable to dress for the weather, a torch is recommended as the path will be dark, red preferred.

Please note :- if observing is not possible this will become an informal evening.

Jul
16
Tue
Partial Lunar Eclipse
Jul 16 @ 9:00 pm – Jul 17 @ 1:15 am

On Tues the 16th Jul from 21.00 BST /20.00 UTC, until Weds 17th July 01.17 BST / 12.17 UTC.

There will be a Partial Lunar Eclipse, with greatest eclipse phase occuring at 22.30 BST / 21.30 UTC.

The moon will rise in the southeastern horizon partially eclipsed at 21.00 BST / 20.00 UTC, and continue to climb into the sky with the ecipse phase ending at 01.17 BST / 12.17 UTC

Please note this event is organised by the solar system

Aug
24
Sat
BAA Spectroscopy Software Training Workshop
Aug 24 all-day

This event is organised by both the Variable Star & Equipment & Techniques sections of the BAA

and will include an interactive training workshop, on how to use the ISIS software, as well as the BASS Project

BAA members & under 16’s £5, Non members £7

Early booking Advised:

Contact the BAA Office 0207 734 4145

For further details visit :-

https://britastro.org/spectro2019

This event is not organised by the Society

 

Sep
6
Fri
BAA Autumn Weekend Meeting
Sep 6 – Sep 8 all-day

The Title for this weekend Meeting is :-

Comets & other small objects, and will include a Meet the Section Directors session

 Please See below for further details

This event is not organised by the Society

BAA Autumn Weekend Meeting
Sep 6 – Sep 8 all-day
Sep
23
Mon
Kelling Heath Star Party Autumn 2019
Sep 23 – Sep 30 all-day

Kelling Heath Star Party is held  under the dark skies of north Norfolk

This is a public event however be aware of strict rules regarding the use of white light and ‘noise pollution’ in the mornings

mornings are for lie-ins !!

Several members of the Society will be attending this annual event

Please click on the link below for more details:-

https://gostargazing.co.uk/events/kelling-heath-star-party-autumn-2019/

This event is not organised by the Society

 

Please Note, This Event May Already Be Fully Booked

Sep
29
Sun
BAA Asteroids & Remote Planets Section Meeting
Sep 29 all-day

This event will consist of 50% Asteroids & 50% Exoplanets

Please click on the link below for more information

https://britastro.org/arps2019

This event is not organised by the Society

Oct
12
Sat
BAA Observers Workshop
Oct 12 all-day

This Workshop will cover:-

Solar, Aurora, NLC & Deep Sky Observing

This post will be updated as and when details become available

Please click on the link below for more information

http://britastro.org/node/15420

This event is not organised by the Society