Meetings

IMPORTANT NOTICE:

ALL REMAINING MEETINGS AT CLUB 39 OR THE OBERSERVATORY FROM 17th MARCH UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE ARE NOW CANCELLED DUE TO THE CORONAVIRUS PANDEMIC. DAS WILL REVIEW THE ONGOING SITUATION AS REQUIRED IN LINE WITH GOVERNMENT ADVICE.

IMPORTANT NOTICE:

DURING A RECENT ZOOM MEETING WITH DAS MEMBERS, IT WAS AGREED THAT SOCIETY MEETINGS WOULD RESUME VIA THE INTERNET AND USE OF THE SOFTWARE, “ZOOM”. MEETINGS ARE ON THE 2nd AND 4th WEDNESDAY OF EACH MONTH & WILL COMMENCE AT 8PM, BEGINING 12th AUGUST UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE. MEMBERS & NON-MEMBERS WILL NOT NEED TO PAY THE USUAL £2.50 (MEMBERS) OR £3.50 (NON-MEMBERS) PER MEETING.

Updated 6th August.

Unless otherwise stated, meetings are on the 2nd and 4th Tuesday of each month and start at 7.30pm. To help balance our costs we make a charge of £2.50 for members and £3.50 for non-members.
For non-members, if you would like to visit us to see what we’re all about, your first two meetings are free of charge. Membership is open to to all ages. If you are 17 years of age or below, an adult must accompany you.

Meetings 2021.

13.01.21 — Wed — DAS Zoom Meeting–Nick Hewitt “The Great Debate”.

Meetings 2020.

————  DECEMBER ————- NO MEETINGS ————————————
25.11.20 — Wed — DAS Zoom Meeting–Brad Gibson “How will the Universe End?”.
11.11.20 — Wed — DAS Zoom Meeting–Ian Ridpath “Pictures in the Sky (Constellations)”.
28.10.20 — Wed — DAS Zoom Meeting–Mike Poxon “Variable Stars”.

14.10.20 — Wed — DAS Zoom Meeting–Sam Cornwell “Solar Can”.
23.09.20 — Wed — DAS Zoom Meeting–Chris Grimmer “The Cassini Mission”.
09.09.20 — Wed — DAS Zoom Meeting–Nicholas Booth “A Clearer View-Mars”.
26.08.20 — Wed — DAS Zoom Meeting–Dave Eagle (FRAS) “Saving Apollo 13:Houston we had a problem”.
12.08.20 — Wed — DAS Zoom Meeting–Dr. Julian Onions “One Gigayear at a time: Galaxies”.
12.08.20–Wed–Potteric Carr- “Wild” Drinks Evening & the Perseid Meteors. CANCELLED
05.08.20 — Wed — DAS Zoom Meeting — Discussion: Future Events.
26.05.20 — Tue — Dr. Martin Braddock. “Space, Drug Discovery & Development”.CANCELLED
12.05.20 — Tue — Dr. Christopher Wareing. “Simulations of the Rosetta Nebula”.CANCELLED
28.04.20 — Tue — Paul Money. “Through the StarGate”. CANCELLED
14.04.20 — Tue — Prof. Clive Tadhunter. “Searching for Supermassive Black Holes”. CANCELLED
24.03.20 — Tue — Gary Poyner. “Variable Stars-How & why they vary”. CANCELLED
24.03.20–Tue–Community Outreach-Stargazing for Cub Scouts-6:30pm. CANCELLED
17.03.20 — Tue — Committee Meeting–from 7:30pm onwards. CANCELLED
10.03.20 — Tue — Shaun Reynolds. “Astrophotography”.
25.02.20 — Tue — Dr. Steve Parsons. “White Dwarfs-Planets in the Stellar Graveyard”.
11.02.20 — Tue — Roy Gunson. “Venus”.
05.02.20–Wed–Community Outreach-Stargazing for Cubs-6:30pm to 8pm.
01.02.20–Sat–Community Outreach-Stargazing for Scouts.
28.01.20 — Tue — Dr. Katharine Johnston. “Star Formation”.
14.01.20 — Tue — Sam Walton. “Space Weather”.

Meetings 2019.

07.12.19–Sat–Community Outreach-Stargazing for Sea Scouts.
06.12.19 –Fri — DAS Christmas Dinner — The Mayflower — 7:00pm for 7:30pm.
05.12.19–Thu–Community Outreach-Stargazing for Brownies.
————  DECEMBER ————- NO MEETINGS ———- 
26.11.19 — Tue — Dr. Susan Cartwright. “Galaxies to Atoms”.
12.11.19 —  Tue —  Dr. Peter Lloyd. “Where did that come from?”
03.11.19–Sun–Community Outreach-Stargazing for Brownies-6pm to 9pm.
22.10.19 — Tue — Prof. Brad Gibson. “How Astronomers control your life.”
19.10.19–Sat–Community Outreach-Stargazing for Cubs–6pm to 9pm.
09.10.19–Wed–Community Outreach-Stargazing for Cubs–6pm to 7:30pm.
08.10.19 — Tue — Dr. Julian Onions. “Things that go bang in the night (sky)!”
24.09.19 — Tue — Phil Muffett. “Scanning for Meteors”.
17.09.19 — Tue — Committee Meeting — from 7:30pm onwards.
10.09.19 — Tue —  Gerard Gilligan. “William Lassell (1799-1880)  Telescopes & Planets & Drinking Beer”.
August — No Meetings — Summer Break.
17.08.19 — Sat — Auckley Show — 10:30pm to 5pm. (Set-up 9:30am).
12.08.19 — Mon — Perseid Meteor Watch at Austerfield — from 9pm onwards.
23.07.10 — Tue — No Meeting — Summer Break.
13.07.19 — Sat — Hatfield Garden Party — 2:00pm to 5pm. (Set-up 1pm).
09.07.19 —  Tue —  Jacob Kegerreis. “Planetary Giant Impacts: How Uranus Fell Over..”
07.07.19 — Sun — Town Field Gala Doncaster — 11:00am to 5pm. (Set-up 10am).
25.06.19 —  Tue —  Prof. Richard Stephenson “Historical Eclipses and what we can learn from them”.
11.06.19 —  Tue —  John Cox. “Double Stars”.
10.06.19–Mon–Community Outreach-Stargazing for Cubs–7:00pm to 10pm.
28.05.19 —  Tue —  Dr. Peter Lloyd “Orbits”.
09.05.19 —  Thu —  Dr. Simon Joyce. “White Dwarf Stars”.
27.04.19–Sat–Community Outreach-Stargazing for Scouts–7:30pm to 10pm.
25.04.19 —  Thu — Prof Chris Done.  “Extrasolar planets &  Extraterrestial life”.
11.04.19 —  Annual General Meeting (Members only please).
28.03.19 — Thu — Dr. Stuart  Lumsden.  “Star Formation”.
19.03.19–Tue–Community Outreach-Stargazing for Brownies & Guides–5:30pm to 7:00pm.
14.03.19 — Thu — Prof. Paula Chadwick.  “Gamma-ray Astronomy”.
28.02.19 — Thu– Dr. Emily Brunsden.  “The Music of the Stars”.
22.02.19–Fri–Community Outreach-Stargazing for Scouts–6:30pm to 8pm.
14.02.19 — Thu– Dr. Peter Lloyd.  “Celestial Coordinates and Where is the Moon tonight?”.
13.02.19–Wed–Community Outreach-Stargazing for Cubs–6:00pm to 8pm.
06.02.19–Wed–Community Outreach-Stargazing for Scouts–6:15pm to 7:45pm.
24.01.19 — Thu– Dr. Susan Cartwright.  “The History of Theories of   the Solar System”.
10.01.19 — Thu– Alice Booth.  “Exoplanets”.
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