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January 2015

3 Mexborough & Swinton Astronomical Society: NA  Observing the Quadrantids  @ 10.00 pm to Late, J.A.Jones Observatory.Lee Brook Lane. Wentworth. Rotherham S62 7SH  

3 Macclesfield Astronomical Society: Allan chapman  Johannes Kepler: Renaissance Astronomer of Ellipses  @ 20:00, Hulley's, Astrazeneca, macclesfield. See website for details.  

6 West Yorkshire Astronomical Society: Members Talk  Astronomy  @ 19:30hrs, The Rosse Observatory, Carleton Grange, Carleton Road, Carleton, Pontefract, near Wakefield. WF8 3RJ  

6 North Staffordshire Astronomical Society: David Whitehouse  JOURNEY TO THE CENTRE OF THE EARTH  @ 7pm, 21st Hartshill Scout Group HQ, Mount Pleasant, Newcastle under Lyme, Staffordshire ST5 1DP  

6 Stratford-Upon-Avon Astronomical Society:   Club Night  @ 19:30, Alderminster Village Hall, New Road, Alderminster, Stratford-upon-Avon CV37 8PE  

6 Wiltshire Astronomical Society: Richard Fleet  Glows, Blows & Haloes  @ 20:00, The Pavilion, Rusty Lane, Seend, Wiltshire SN12 6NS  

6 Stornoway Astronomical Society: Donny Mackay BA, BSc, FBRS  The Voyager Missions  @ 07.30pm, Stornoway Coastguard Station HS1  

7 Salford Astronomical Society: Public Open Night  salford observatory chaseley road salford phone obs 01617378382 M6 7DZ  @ 19:30, salford observatory chaseley road salford phone obs 01617378382 M6 7DZ  

8 Guildford Astronomical Society: Prof. John C Brown  Sun-plunging comets  @ 19.30, Lecture Theatre L, University of Surrey, Guildford, Surrey GU2 7XH  

8 Swansea Astronomical Society: Brian Spinks  “Sunspots and Weather”  @ 7pm, Swansea University, Swansea, West Glamorgan SA2 8PR  

8 Mexborough & Swinton Astronomical Society: Paul D'Silva  Constellation Corner  @ 7.45 pm to 10.00 pm, Swinton Working Mens Club 4 Station Street, Swinton S64 8AU  

9 Milton Keynes Astronomical Society: Pierre Girard  Shockwaves in the interstellar medium  @ 8.00 pm, Rectory Cottages, Church Green Road, Bletchley, Milton Keynes MK3 6BJ  

9 Stratford-Upon-Avon Astronomical Society:   Stargazing Live star party  @ 18:30, Henley Golf and Country Club, Henley-in-Arden, Warwickshire. B95 5QA  

9 Furness And South Lakeland Astronomical Society: Prof. L. Wilson  Early volcanic activity on the Moon – updates from recent missions  @ 7.30pm., University of Lancaster  

9 William Herschel Society: W.Herschel Society members  Miscellany: Observing Uranus & Inspiring childrens' interest in astronomy with the Faulkes Telescopes and Galaxy Zoo  @ 7.30pm, BRLSI, 16-18 Queen Square, Bath BA1 2HN  

9 Breckland Astronomical Society: Rod Stevenson  The Norfolk V2 history comes up to date  @ 7:30pm, Great Ellingham Recreation Centre, Great Ellingham, Attleborough, Norfolk   

9 Stirling Astronomical Society: Professor Martin Hendry FRSE FInstP FRAS University of Glasgow  International year of light 2015: Measuring the Speed of Light using eclipses of Io  @ 19.30, Smith Museum & Art Gallery, Dumbarton Road, STIRLING FK8 2RQ  

9 Astronomical Society of Edinburgh: Steve Owens  In defence of night: dark sky protection and astronomy tourism  @ 20:00, Church Centre, Augustine United Church, 41 George IV Bridge, Edinburgh EH1 1EL  

10 Stratford-Upon-Avon Astronomical Society:   Stargazing Live star party  @ 18:30, Henley Golf and Country Club, Henley-in-Arden, Warwickshire. B95 5QA  

10 Wells and Mendip Astronomers:   Winter Stargazing  @ 17.30, Wells Town Hall, Market Place, Wells, BA5 2RB  

11 Stratford-Upon-Avon Astronomical Society:   Stargazing Live star party  @ 18:30, Henley Golf and Country Club, Henley-in-Arden, Warwickshire. B95 5QA  

12 Hull & East Riding Astronomical Society: Dr Janet Humphreys (University of Leeds)    @ 7.30 pm, The Bridge Room, Endsleigh Centre. 481 Beverley High Road, Hull HU6 7LJ  

12 Abingdon Astronomical Society: Dr Andrew Crumey (Northumbria University)  Sky brightness (Stan Cocking Memorial Lecture)  @ 8 pm, All Saints Methodist Church Hall, Dorchester Crescent, Abingdon, Oxfordshire OX14 2AQ  

12 Orwell Astronomical Society:   Newbourne Observing Group  @ 19:00, Newbourne Village Hall, Newbourne  

12 West Didsbury Astronomical Society:   Quiz  @ 7pm, William Hulme Grammar School M16 8PR  

13 Aberdeen Astronomical Society: Sheri Karl  Aurora – on the Earth and beyond  @ 7 pm, Robert Gordon's Collage, Schoolhill, Aberdeen AB10 1FE  

14 Salford Astronomical Society: Kevin Kilburn F.R.A.S.  TBA  @ 19:30, Room 115, The Maxwell Building, University of Salford  

14 Hebden Bridge Astronomy Society: Prof Alison Laird (Univ of York)   'Nuclear Astrophysics – From the Lab to the Stars'  @ 19:30, Hope Baptist Church Rooms, Hope Baptist Church, Hebden Bridge HX7 8EW  

14 Hertford Astronomy Group: Various  Star Gazing Live  @ 18:00, Welwyn Garden City Golf Club, Mannicotts, High Oaks Road, AL8 7BP.  

15 Manchester Astronomical Society: Dr Torsten Henkel  Public Lecture, “Presolar grains”  @ 19:30, John Dalton Building, Manchester Metropolitan University, Oxford Road, Manchester M1 5GD  

15 Torbay Astronomical Society: Observational evening  Focus on Jupiter, M33, M35 & Gamma Andromedae  @ 7.30pm, Torquay Boys' Grammar School, Shiphay Manor Dr, Torquay TQ2 7EL  

15 Mexborough & Swinton Astronomical Society: Prof Albert Zijistra  Planetary Nebulae  @ 7.45 pm to 10.00 pm, Swinton WMC, 4 Station Street, Swinton, MEXBOROUGH S64 8AU  

16 Liverpool Astronomical Society: Mr Peter Franklin, Blackpool DAS  Open the run-off roof Hal  @ 19:00, The Quaker Meeting House, 22 School Lane, Liverpool City Centre  

16 Swansea Astronomical Society:   Star Party including display and Astronomical Talk  @ 6-30 – 9pm, National Waterfront Museum Swansea SA1 3RD  

16 Beckington Astronomical Society: Jonathan Gale  Patterns in the Sky – Exploring and Observing Asterisms  @ 19:30, Beckington Baptist Hall BA11 6TD  

17 Orwell Astronomical Society:   Bentley Star Party  @ 19:00, Village Playing Field, Bentley, Ipswich  

20 Stratford-Upon-Avon Astronomical Society:   Lecture  @ 19:30, Alderminster Village Hall, New Road, Alderminster, Stratford-upon-Avon CV37 8PE  

20 Orwell Astronomical Society:   Small Telescopes Observing Night  @ 20:00, Orwell Park Observatory IP10 0ER  

20 Heart Of England Astronomical Society: To Be Decided  Members Night  @ 2030hrs, Old BT Telephone Exchange, Furnace End, Shustoke, Near Coleshill, North Warwickshire. B46 2LH  

21 Orwell Astronomical Society:   Public Outreach Event  @ 18:00, Gainsborough Library, Ipswich  

21 : No lecturer  Members Telescope Evening  @ 8pm, Sports Hall, Woodrow High House, Cherry Lane, Amersham, Bucks. HP7 OQG  

21 Worthing Astronomical Society: New Year Social  talks by various members plus food and drink  @ 19:30, Highdown Room at Emmanuel United Reformed Church Hall, St Michaels Road, Worthing, West Sussex. BN11 4SD  

21 Salford Astronomical Society: Observatory Meeting – public welcome  salford observatory chaseley road salford phone obs 01617378382 M6 7DZ  @ 20:00, salford observatory chaseley road salford phone obs 01617378382 M6 7DZ  

22 Swansea Astronomical Society: Martin Griffiths  Joseph Harris of Breconshire, Astronomer and Assay Master of the Mint in the 18th Century  @ 7pm, Swansea University, Swansea, West Glamorgan SA2 8PR  

22 Cornwall Astronomical Society: Nathan Mayne  Exploring the Atmospheres of Extrasolar Planets  @ 7.30pm for 8.00pm, The W.I. Hall Antron Hill, Mabe ,Burnthouse TR10 9HT  

22 Mexborough & Swinton Astronomical Society: Phil Muffett  Observing the Moon Basics  @ 7.45 pm to 10.00 pm, Swinton WMC, 4 Station Street, Swinton, MEXBOROUGH S64 8AU  

23 Milton Keynes Astronomical Society:   Astromeet  @ 8.00 pm, Rectory Cottages, Church Green Road, Bletchley, Milton Keynes MK3 6BJ  

24 Orwell Astronomical Society:   Annual General Meeting  @ 20:00, Museum Street Methodist Church, Ipswich  

26 Abingdon Astronomical Society:   Beginners' meeting  @ 8 pm, All Saints Methodist Church Hall, Dorchester Crescent, Abingdon, Oxfordshire OX14 2AQ  

26 Orwell Astronomical Society:   Newbourne Observing Group  @ 19:00, Newbourne Village Hall, Newbourne  

26 Northamptonshire Natural History Society (NNHS): Andy Lound  Neptune – A Calculated Guess  @ Start at 7:30pm, The Humfrey Rooms, 10 Castilian Terrace, Northampton NN1 1LD  

27 Isle Of Man Astronomical Society:   Public Stargazing event  @ 7.00 pm -9.00 pm, Onchan Park, Onchan, Isle of Man   

28 Salford Astronomical Society: Observatory Meeting – public welcome  salford observatory chaseley road salford phone obs 01617378382 M6 7DZ  @ 20:00, salford observatory chaseley road salford phone obs 01617378382 M6 7DZ  

28 Isle Of Man Astronomical Society:   Public Stargazing event  @ 7.00 pm -9.00 pm, Onchan Park, Onchan, Isle of Man   

29 Torbay Astronomical Society: Robert Massey  Royal Astronomical Society  @ 7.30pm, Torquay Boys' Grammar School, Shiphay Manor Dr, Torquay TQ2 7EL  

29 Mexborough & Swinton Astronomical Society: Tony Morris  Annual Astro Imaging Competition  @ 7.45 pm to 10.00 pm, Swinton WMC, 4 Station Street, Swinton, MEXBOROUGH S64 8AU  

29 Isle Of Man Astronomical Society:   Public Stargazing event  @ 7.00 pm -9.00pm, Onchan Park, Onchan, Isle of Man   

30 South East Kent Astronomical Society:   Public Observation  @ 7.30pm – 10.00pm, Walmer Castle Car Park  

30 Mexborough & Swinton Astronomical Society: Dr Allen Chapman  To be Confirmed  @ 7.45 pm to 10.00 pm, Swinton WMC, 4 Station Street, Swinton, MEXBOROUGH S64 8AU  

February 2015

3 Stratford-Upon-Avon Astronomical Society:   Club Night  @ 19:30, Alderminster Village Hall, New Road, Alderminster, Stratford-upon-Avon CV37 8PE  

3 Wiltshire Astronomical Society: Dr Susanne Schwenzer  The Mar's Science Laboratory Rover – Curiosity at Gale Crater  @ 20:00, The Pavilion, Rusty Lane, Seend, Wiltshire SN12 6NS  

3 Stornoway Astronomical Society: John Morrison  Observing Night  @ 07.30pm, Braighe Car Park  

4 Salford Astronomical Society: Public Open Night  salford observatory chaseley road salford phone obs 01617378382 M6 7DZ  @ 19:30, salford observatory chaseley road salford phone obs 01617378382 M6 7DZ  

5 Guildford Astronomical Society: Prof. Martin Bureau  Weighing Black Holes  @ 19.30, Lecture Theatre L, University of Surrey, Guildford, Surrey GU2 7XH  

5 Nene Valley Astronomical Society: Mike Frost  Jeremiah Horrocks and New England  @ 20.00, Sudborough Village Hall, Main Street, Sudborough, Northants NN14 3BX  

5 Mexborough & Swinton Astronomical Society: Mike Hall  Colonies in Space  @ 7.45 pm to 10.00 pm, Swinton WMC, 4 Station Street, Swinton, MEXBOROUGH S64 8AU  

6 Furness And South Lakeland Astronomical Society: Annie Holden / Robert Sylvester  Visit to Kennedy Space Center in Florida / Jantar Mantar Observatory in Varanasi  @ 7.30pm., Lower Meeting Hall, Trinity Church Centre, Warwick Street, Barrow-in-Furness (opp Kwik Fit) LA14 5HT  

6 South East Kent Astronomical Society:   Public Stargazing  @ 19.30 – 21.30, Simon Langton Grammar School for Boys, Langton Lane, Nackington Road, Canterbury, Kent, CT4 7AS  

6 Milton Keynes Astronomical Society: Prof David Rothery  Mercury – new views of the Sun's innermost planet  @ 8.00 pm, Rectory Cottages, Church Green Road, Bletchley, Milton Keynes MK3 6BJ  

6 William Herschel Society: Dr Marek Kukula  Brave New Worlds – newly discovered exoplanets  @ 7.30pm, BRLSI, 16-18 Queen Square, Bath BA1 2HN  

6 Astronomical Society of Edinburgh:   Surgery on telescopes and other observing aids  @ 20:00, Church Centre, Augustine United Church, 41 George IV Bridge, Edinburgh EH1 1EL  

9 Hull & East Riding Astronomical Society: Rod Hine (Vice Chairman Bradford A S)    @ 7.30 pm, The Bridge Room. Endsleigh Centre, 481 Beverley High Road, Hull HU6 7LJ  

9 Abingdon Astronomical Society: Dr Hugh Mortimer (STFC Rutherford Appleton Laboratory)  Space exploration  @ 8 pm, All Saints Methodist Church Hall, Dorchester Crescent, Abingdon, Oxfordshire OX14 2AQ  

9 Orwell Astronomical Society:   Newbourne Observing Group  @ 19:00, Newboune Village Hall, Newbourne  

9 West Didsbury Astronomical Society: Patricia Gorgojo-Alonso  Graphene  @ 7pm, William Hulme Grammar School M16 8PR  

10 Aberdeen Astronomical Society: David Richards  Astronomy with a 180 deg All-Sky camera  @ 7pm, Robert Gordon's Collage, Schoolhill, Aberdeen AB10 1FE  

11 Salford Astronomical Society: Dr. Phillipa Browning  The Sun and Space Weather  @ 19:30, Room 115, The Maxwell Building, University of Salford  

11 Hebden Bridge Astronomy Society:  Prof Don Kurtz (UCLAN)  ' Planets & Pulsations:- The New Keplerian Revolution'  @ 19:30, Hope Baptist Church Rooms, Hope Baptist Church, Hebden Bridge HX7 8EW  

11 South East Kent Astronomical Society: Mike Hewitt  Gravity, Strings and Black Holes  @ 19.30 – 21.30, Simon Langton Grammar School for Boys, Langton Lane, Nackington Road, Canterbury, Kent, CT4 7AS  

11 Hertford Astronomy Group: Marcus Allen  Lunar Conspiracy Theory  @ 20:00, Welwyn Garden City Golf Club, Mannicotts, High Oaks Road, AL8 7BP.  

12 Swansea Astronomical Society: Nick Hart  To be arranged  @ 7pm, Swansea University, Swansea, West Glamorgan SA2 8PR  

12 Torbay Astronomical Society: Observational evening  Focus on Sirius, M42 & M81/M82  @ 7.30pm, Torquay Boys' Grammar School, Shiphay Manor Dr, Torquay TQ2 7EL  

12 Mexborough & Swinton Astronomical Society: Roy Gunson  Double & Binary Stars  @ 7.45 pm to 10.00 pm, Swinton WMC, 4 Station Street, Swinton, MEXBOROUGH S64 8AU  

13 Breckland Astronomical Society: Tony Fox Carter  Stardust Causes Havoc  @ 7:30pm, Great Ellingham Recreation Centre, Great Ellingham, Attleborough, Norfolk   

13 Liverpool Astronomical Society: Prof Jamie Gilmour, SEAES, University of Manchester  The Evolution of the Solar System  @ 19:00, The Quaker Meeting House, 22 School Lane, Liverpool City Centre  

17 Orwell Astronomical Society:   Small Telescopes Observing Night  @ 20:00, Orwell Park Observatory IP10 0ER  

17 Stratford-Upon-Avon Astronomical Society: Dr Paul Olver  Volcanoes in the Solar System  @ 19:30, Alderminster Village Hall, New Road, Alderminster, Stratford-upon-Avon CV37 8PE  

17 Macclesfield Astronomical Society: Ian Morison  Capturing Beauty in the Heaven  @ 20:00, Goostrey Village Hall, CW4 8PE   

18 : Chris Baker  Remote Imaging  @ 8pm, Sports Hall, Woodrow High House, Cherry Lane, Amersham, Bucks. HP7 OQG  

18 Salford Astronomical Society: Observatory Meeting – public welcome  salford observatory chaseley road salford phone obs 01617378382 M6 7DZ  @ 20:00, salford observatory chaseley road salford phone obs 01617378382 M6 7DZ  

18 Worthing Astronomical Society: Dr John Lawrence  History of the Telescope  @ 19:30, Highdown Room at Emmanuel United Reformed Church Hall, St Michaels Road, Worthing, West Sussex. BN11 4SD.  

19 Manchester Astronomical Society: Damian Peach  Public Lecture, “Target Jupiter”  @ 19:30, John Dalton Building, Manchester Metropolitan University, Oxford Road, Manchester M1 5GD  

20 Milton Keynes Astronomical Society:   Astroquiz  @ 8.00 pm, Rectory Cottages, Church Green Road, Bletchley, Milton Keynes MK3 6BJ  

20 Beckington Astronomical Society: Steve Hill  Science of the Solar System  @ 19:30, Beckington Baptist Hall BA11 6TD  

23 Abingdon Astronomical Society:   Beginners' meeting  @ 8 pm, All Saints Methodist Church Hall, Dorchester Crescent, Abingdon, Oxfordshire OX14 2AQ  

23 Orwell Astronomical Society:   Newbourne Observing Group  @ 19:00, Newbourne Village Hall, Newbourne  

25 Bassetlaw Astronomical Society: Madeline Cox  Derbyshire Astronomers  @ 8:00pm, Gateford Park Primary School, Amherst Rise, Worksop, Nottinghamshire S81 7RG  

25 Salford Astronomical Society: Observatory Meeting – public welcome  salford observatory chaseley road salford phone obs 01617378382 M6 7DZ  @ 20:00, salford observatory chaseley road salford phone obs 01617378382 M6 7DZ  

26 Swansea Astronomical Society: Margaret Collins  To be Confirmed  @ 7pm, Swansea University, Swansea, West Glamorgan SA2 8PR  

26 Torbay Astronomical Society: Steve Duncan  Astronomical Imaging  @ 7.30pm, Torquay Boys' Grammar School, Shiphay Manor Dr, Torquay TQ2 7EL  

26 Heart Of England Astronomical Society: Dr. Mike Leggett  Astronomical Instruments before the telescope  @ 2030hrs, Old BT Telephone Exchange, Furnace End, Shustoke, Near Coleshill, North Warwickshire. B46 2LH  

26 Mexborough & Swinton Astronomical Society: Steve Taylor  Milton L. Humason & the Mount Wilson Observatory  @ 7.45 pm to 10.00 pm, Swinton WMC, 4 Station Street, Swinton, MEXBOROUGH S64 8AU  

27 Wells and Mendip Astronomers:  Bob Mizon, MBE FRAS  14 Pioneers of Astronomy  @ 19.30, Wells & Mendip Museum, 8 Cathedral Green, Wells, Somerset   

27 Swansea Astronomical Society:   Star Party including display and Astronomical Talk  @ 6-30 – 9pm, National Botanic Garden of Wales Llanarthne Carms SA32 8HG  

27 South East Kent Astronomical Society:   Public Observing  @ 7.30pm – 10pm, Walmer Castle Car Park, Walmer Sea-Front, Walmer, Kent  

March 2015

3 Stratford-Upon-Avon Astronomical Society:   Club Night  @ 19:30, Alderminster Village Hall, New Road, Alderminster, Stratford-upon-Avon CV37 8PE  

3 Orwell Astronomical Society: Solar Eclipse – Public Outreach Event  Star Gazing Live Event  @ 08:00, Isaacs, Wherry Quay, Ipswich IP4 1AS  

3 Wiltshire Astronomical Society: Dr Leigh Fletcher  Jupiter Revealed: Exploring the Archetypal Giant Planet  @ 20:00, The Pavilion, Rusty Lane, Seend, Wiltshire SN12 6NS  

3 Stornoway Astronomical Society: Angus Morrison BSc  The Moon Landings – Fact or Fiction?  @ 07.30pm, Stornoway Coastguard Station HS1  

4 Salford Astronomical Society: Public Open Night  salford observatory chaseley road salford phone obs 01617378382 M6 7DZ  @ 19:30, salford observatory chaseley road salford phone obs 01617378382 M6 7DZ  

5 Guildford Astronomical Society: Prof. David W Hughes  The Influence of Astronomy on Life in Ancient Times  @ 19.30, Lecture Theatre L, University of Surrey, Guildford, Surrey GU2 7XH  

5 Mexborough & Swinton Astronomical Society: Mike Hall  Spring Sky  @ 7.45 pm to 10.00 pm, Swinton WMC, 4 Station Street, Swinton, MEXBOROUGH S64 8AU  

6 Furness And South Lakeland Astronomical Society: Prof. Jamie Gilmore  To be announced  @ 7.30pm., Lower Meeting Hall, Trinity Church Centre, Warwick Street, Barrow-in-Furness (opp Kwik Fit) LA14 5HT  

6 South East Kent Astronomical Society:   Public Stargazing  @ 19.30 – 21.30, Simon Langton Grammar School for Boys, Langton Lane, Nackington Road, Canterbury, Kent, CT4 7AS  

6 Milton Keynes Astronomical Society:   Astromeet  @ 8.00 pm, Rectory Cottages, Church Green Road, Bletchley, Milton Keynes MK3 6BJ  

6 Astronomical Society of Edinburgh: Prof Dame Jocelyn Bell Burnell  Bursts, bangs and things that go bump in the night – transient astronomy  @ 20:00, Church Centre, Augustine United Church, 41 George IV Bridge, Edinburgh EH1 1EL  

7 South East Kent Astronomical Society: Christopher Mason  TBA  @ 19.30 – 21.30, Alkham Village Hall, Hogbrook Hill Lane, Alkham, Kent CT15 7BZ  

7 Orwell Astronomical Society: Damian Peach  Astrophotography  @ 19:00, Museum Street Methodist Church, Ipswich  

9 Hull & East Riding Astronomical Society: Dr Sarah Badman (University of Lancaster)  “Nature's Light show: Planetary Aurora”  @ 7.30 pm, The Bridge Room, Endsleigh Centre, 481 Beverley High Road, Hull HU6 7LJ  

9 Abingdon Astronomical Society: Prof Bill Leatherbarrow (Director, BAA Lunar Section)  Observing the Moon  @ 8 pm, All Saints Methodist Church Hall, Dorchester Crescent, Abingdon, Oxfordshire OX14 2AQ  

9 Orwell Astronomical Society:   Newbourne Observing Group  @ 19:00, Newbourne Village Hall, Newbourne  

9 West Didsbury Astronomical Society: David Sellers  William Gascoigne  @ 7pm, William Hulme Grammar School M16 8PR  

10 Aberdeen Astronomical Society: Tania Johnstone from the Royal Observatory  TBA  @ 7 pm, Robert Gordon's Collage, Schoolhill, Aberdeen AB10 1FE  

11 Salford Astronomical Society: Dr. Ben Davies  How to make a Supernova  @ 19:30, Room 115, The Maxwell Building, University of Salford  

11 Hebden Bridge Astronomy Society: David Ratledge  Imaging from Lancashire  @ 19:30, Hope Baptist Church Rooms, Hope Baptist Church, Hebden Bridge HX7 8EW  

11 Hertford Astronomy Group: Various  Observation Session / Talks  @ 20:00, Welwyn Garden City Golf Club, Mannicotts, High Oaks Road, AL8 7BP.  

12 Swansea Astronomical Society: Dr. Nik Whitehead and Brian Stokes  Data mining in astronomical data sets (NW) & Tutoring our future astronomers (BS)  @ 7pm, Swansea University, Swansea, West Glamorgan SA2 8PR  

12 Torbay Astronomical Society: Observational evening  Focus on Iota Cancri, NGC 2903, Algol & M44  @ 7.30pm, Torquay Boys' Grammar School, Shiphay Manor Dr, Torquay TQ2 7EL  

12 Mexborough & Swinton Astronomical Society: Trevor Worrell  The Herschel's Part 2  @ 7.45 pm to 10.00 pm, Swinton WMC, 4 Station Street, Swinton, MEXBOROUGH S64 8AU  

13 Breckland Astronomical Society: Callum Potter  Deep Sky Observing  @ 7:30pm, Great Ellingham Recreation Centre, Great Ellingham, Attleborough, Norfolk   

13 Stirling Astronomical Society: Nikolaos Anagnostou  Stonehenge  @ 19.30, Smith Museum & Art Gallery, Dumbarton Road, STIRLING FK8 2RQ  

13 Milton Keynes Astronomical Society:   Stargazing for All – Explore the night sky with MKAS  @ 8.00 pm, Rectory Cottages, Church Green Road, Bletchley, Milton Keynes MK3 6BJ  

14 William Herschel Society: Dr Allan Chapman FRAS  WHS Annual Lecture: Sir John Herschel: Optician, Natural Philosopher & Astronomer by Inheritance  @ 7.00pm, BRLSI, 16-18 Queen Square, Bath BA1 2HN  

16 Nene Valley Astronomical Society: Dr Colin Snodgrass  Rosetta  @ 20.00, Chelveston Village Hall, Chelveston, Northants NN9 6AT  

17 Orwell Astronomical Society: Small Telescopes Observing Night    @ 20:00, Orwell Park Observatory IP10 0ER  

17 Stratford-Upon-Avon Astronomical Society: Dr Peter Wheatley  Hunting for super-Earths with the Next Generation Transit Survey (NGTS)  @ 19:30, Alderminster Village Hall, New Road, Alderminster, Stratford-upon-Avon CV37 8PE  

17 Macclesfield Astronomical Society: Steve Gibson  The future of the British Space Industry  @ 20:00, Goostrey Village Hall : CW4 8PE  

18 Salford Astronomical Society: Observatory Meeting – public welcome  salford observatory chaseley road salford phone obs 01617378382 M6 7DZ  @ 20:00, salford observatory chaseley road salford phone obs 01617378382 M6 7DZ  

18 Worthing Astronomical Society: Konrad Malin-Smith  Hydrogen in the Universe  @ 19:30, Highdown Room at Emmanuel United Reformed Church Hall, St Michaels Road, Worthing, West Sussex. BN11 4SD.  

19 Manchester Astronomical Society: Father Christopher Corbally  Public Lecture, “Through Compact Telescopes to New Research Realms”  @ 19:30, John Dalton Building, Manchester Metropolitan University, Oxford Road, Manchester M1 5GD  

20 Liverpool Astronomical Society: Mr Robin Leadbeater, Cockermouth Astronomical Society  Science from Starlight  @ 19:00, The Quaker Meeting House, 22 School Lane, Liverpool City Centre  

20 Beckington Astronomical Society: Simon Barnes  The Spark of Gumdrop  @ 19:30, Beckington Baptist Hall BA11 6TD  

20 Breckland Astronomical Society:   Spring Star Party  @ Friday March 20 to Monday March 23, Haw Wood Farm Caravan Park, Saxmundham,   

20 Milton Keynes Astronomical Society: Nik Szymanek  Basic Astrophotography  @ 8.00 pm, Rectory Cottages, Church Green Road, Bletchley, Milton Keynes MK3 6BJ  

20 Abingdon Astronomical Society:   Solar eclipse observing event  @ 08:30, Abbey Meadows, Abbey Close, Abingdon, Oxfordshire OX14 3JE  

21 Wells and Mendip Astronomers:   Messier Marathon  @ 18.00, Charterhouse Centre & Observatory, Charterhouse-on-Mendip, Blagdon, Somerset   

21 Nene Valley Astronomical Society:   Stargazing LIVE Observing Event  @ 19.00, Stanwick Lakes, Stanwick, Northants NN9 6GY  

23 Orwell Astronomical Society:   Newbourne Observing Group  @ 19:00, Newbourne Village Hall, Newbourne  

23 Abingdon Astronomical Society:   Beginners' meeting  @ 8 pm, All Saints Methodist Church Hall, Dorchester Crescent, Abingdon, Oxfordshire OX14 2AQ  

25 Bassetlaw Astronomical Society: Paul Money, FRAS, FBIS  Images of the Universe, Volume 5  @ 8:00pm, Gateford Park Primary School, Amherst Rise, Worksop, Nottinghamshire S81 7RG  

25 Salford Astronomical Society: Observatory Meeting – public welcome  salford observatory chaseley road salford phone obs 01617378382 M6 7DZ  @ 20:00, salford observatory chaseley road salford phone obs 01617378382 M6 7DZ  

26 Torbay Astronomical Society: Chris Nearchou & Andrew Sellek  Mini-Lectures  @ 7.30pm, Torquay Boys' Grammar School, Shiphay Manor Dr, Torquay TQ2 7EL  

26 Heart Of England Astronomical Society: Andrew Morris – Quiz Master  Quiz Night  @ 2030hrs, Old BT Telephone Exchange, Furnace End, Shustoke, Near Coleshill, North Warwickshire. B46 2LH  

27 Orwell Astronomical Society: PUBLIC ACCESS EVENT  Observatory Open Evening  @ 19:30 – 22:00, Orwell Park Observatory, Nacton  

27 Swansea Astronomical Society:   Star Party view night sky through telescopes, astronomical talk. Refreshments on sale  @ 6-30 – 9pm, Swansea Airport Fairwood Common SA2 7JU  

28 Orwell Astronomical Society: PUBLIC ACCESS EVENT  Observatory Open Evening  @ 19:30 – 22:00, Orwell Park Observatory, Nacton  

28 Liverpool Astronomical Society: Society Speakers, Telescopes to use  Wirral Star Party  @ 19:00, Wirral Country Park, & Visitor Centre  

28 Wells and Mendip Astronomers: Will Gater  BBC Stargazing Live – ‘Weird, Wonderful Worlds’  @ 18.00, Wells Town Hall, Market Place, Wells, BA5 2RB  

28 Society For The History Of Astronomy:   Society for the History of Astronomy (SHA) & BAA Historical Section Joint Spring Conference 2015  @ 09.30 to 17.00, National Maritime Museum, Park Row, Greenwich, London SE10 9NF  

28 Society For The History Of Astronomy: Dr William Sheehan  The SHA Alan Cox and David Dewhurst Memorial Lecture: Mars – From the canals to Curiosity  @ 15.50 – 16.50, National Maritime Museum, Park Row, Greenwich, London SE10 9NF  

28 Society For The History Of Astronomy: Dr Stuart Clark  Richard Carrington  @ 14.20 – 15.20, National Maritime Museum, Park Row, Greenwich, London SE10 9NF  

28 Society For The History Of Astronomy: Bob Marriott  William Dawes and William Rutter Dawes  @ 13.25 – 14.20, National Maritime Museum, Park Row, Greenwich, London SE10 9NF  

28 Society For The History Of Astronomy: Prof Jay Pasachoff  Galileo Galilei and Simon Marius: Their 1609 and 1610 Discoveries about our Moon and Jupiter's Moons  @ 11.25 – 11.50, National Maritime Museum, Park Row, Greenwich, London SE10 9NF  

28 Society For The History Of Astronomy: Roger Jones  A unique record of British and Irish astronomy across the centuries: the SHA on-line survey by county  @ 10.45 – 11.25, National Maritime Museum, Park Row, Greenwich, London SE10 9NF  

28 Society For The History Of Astronomy: Anthony Kinder  A survey of the historical membership of the BAA and of the SHA  @ 10.05 – 10.45, National Maritime Museum, Park Row, Greenwich, London SE10 9NF  

April 2015

1 Salford Astronomical Society: Public Open Night  salford observatory chaseley road salford phone obs 01617378382 M6 7DZ  @ 19:30, salford observatory chaseley road salford phone obs 01617378382 M6 7DZ  

2 Guildford Astronomical Society: Dr. Paul Daniels  Thereby hangs a tail  @ 19.30, Lecture Theatre L, University of Surrey, Guildford, Surrey GU2 7XH  

2 Mexborough & Swinton Astronomical Society: Paul D'Silva  Constellation Corner  @ 7.45 pm to 10.00 pm, Swinton WMC, 4 Station Street, Swinton, MEXBOROUGH S64 8AU  

3 Milton Keynes Astronomical Society:   Astromeet  @ 8.00 pm, Rectory Cottages, Church Green Road, Bletchley, Milton Keynes MK3 6BJ  

6 Orwell Astronomical Society:   Newbourne Observing Group  @ 19:00, Newbourne Village Hall, Newbourne  

7 Orwell Astronomical Society:   Small Telescopes Observing Night  @ 20:00, Orwell Park Observatory IP10 0ER  

7 Orwell Astronomical Society:   Small Telescopes Observing Night  @ 20:00, Orwell Park Observatory IP10 0ER  

7 Wiltshire Astronomical Society: Dr Andrew Morse  Meteorites  @ 20:00, The Pavilion, Rusty Lane, Seend, Wiltshire SN12 6NS  

7 Stratford-Upon-Avon Astronomical Society:   Club Night  @ 19:30, Alderminster Village Hall, New Road, Alderminster, Stratford-upon-Avon CV37 8PE  

7 Stornoway Astronomical Society: David Rowlands  The History of Astronomy  @ 07.30pm, Stornoway Coastguard Station HS1  

8 Salford Astronomical Society: Dr. Lee Sproats  TBA  @ 19:30, Room 115, The Maxwell Building, University of Salford  

8 Hebden Bridge Astronomy Society: Prof Jamie Gilmour (Univ of Manchester)  'Stardust , Meteorites and the Early Solar System'  @ 19:30, Hope Baptist Church Rooms, Hope Baptist Church, Hebden Bridge HX7 8EW  

8 Hertford Astronomy Group: Steve Tonkin  Binocular Astronomy  @ 20:00, Welwyn Garden City Golf Club, Mannicotts, High Oaks Road, AL8 7BP.  

9 Swansea Astronomical Society: Howard Davies & Dr. S.J.Wainwright  The variable star SE Aquarius (HD) & Mary Bruck an illustrious pioneer (SJW)  @ 7pm, Swansea University, Swansea, West Glamorgan SA2 8PR  

9 Torbay Astronomical Society: Observational evening  Focus on M3, Venus, Gamma Leonis & M82  @ 7.30pm, Torquay Boys' Grammar School, Shiphay Manor Dr, Torquay TQ2 7EL  

10 Breckland Astronomical Society: Dr Carolin Crawford  Echoes of the Big Bang  @ 7:30pm, Great Ellingham Recreation Centre, Great Ellingham, Attleborough, Norfolk   

10 Furness And South Lakeland Astronomical Society:   To be announced  @ 7.30pm., Lower Meeting Hall, Trinity Church Centre, Warwick Street, Barrow-in-Furness (opp Kwik Fit) LA14 5HT  

10 Stirling Astronomical Society: Dr John K Davies OPTICON Project Scientist ROE  Infrared astronomy from space  @ 19.30, Smith Museum & Art Gallery, Dumbarton Road, STIRLING FK8 2RQ  

10 Astronomical Society of Edinburgh: Dr Giles Hammond  The International Year of Light 2015  @ 20:00, Church Centre, Augustine United Church, 41 George IV Bridge, Edinburgh EH1 1EL  

11 South East Kent Astronomical Society: TBA  Talk on Astrophotography  @ 19.30 – 21.30, Alkham Village Hall, Hogbrook Hill Lane, Alkham, Kent CT15 7BZ  

13 Hull & East Riding Astronomical Society: Paul Money FRAS FBIS    @ 7.30 pm, The Bridge Room, Endsleigh Centre, 481 Beverley High Road, Hull HU6 7LJ  

13 West Didsbury Astronomical Society: Donald W Kurtz  Planets and Pulsations: The New Keplerian Revolution  @ 7pm, William Hulme Grammar School M16 8PR  

13 Abingdon Astronomical Society:   Talk to be announced  @ 8 pm, All Saints Methodist Church Hall, Dorchester Crescent, Abingdon, Oxfordshire OX14 2AQ  

14 Aberdeen Astronomical Society: Various  Ask the Experts + Solar observing  @ 7pm, RGC Countesswells Sports Fields – TBC  

15 Worthing Astronomical Society: Dr. A. Kathy Romer  Dark Energy : Is The Universe Playing Tricks On Us?  @ 19:30, Highdown Room at Emmanuel United Reformed Church Hall, St Michaels Road, Worthing, West Sussex. BN11 4SD.  

15 Salford Astronomical Society: Observatory Meeting – public welcome  salford observatory chaseley road salford phone obs 01617378382 M6 7DZ  @ 20:00, salford observatory chaseley road salford phone obs 01617378382 M6 7DZ  

17 Liverpool Astronomical Society: Prof F Richard Stephenson, Dept of Physics, University of Durham  Ancient Astronomy & Modern Science  @ 19:00, The Quaker Meeting House, 22 School Lane, Liverpool City Centre  

17 Liverpool Astronomical Society: Society Speakers, Telescopes to use, Tours of Observatory  Observatory Open Day & Night  @ 13:00 – 22:00, Leighton Observatory, Pex Hill, Cronton, Nr Widnes  

17 Guildford Astronomical Society: Prof. Sir Paul Nurse  Doing Science  @ 19.30, Griffiths Lecture Theatre, University of Surrey, Guildford, Surrey GU2 7XH  

17 Beckington Astronomical Society: Nick Howes  The Greatest Scope on Earth  @ 19:30, Beckington Baptist Hall BA11 6TD  

17 Milton Keynes Astronomical Society:   Astro Oscars  @ 8.00 pm, Rectory Cottages, Church Green Road, Bletchley, Milton Keynes MK3 6BJ  

20 Orwell Astronomical Society:   Newbourne Observing Group  @ 19:00, Newbourne Village Hall, Newbourne  

21 Stratford-Upon-Avon Astronomical Society:   Lecture  @ 19:30, Alderminster Village Hall, New Road, Alderminster, Stratford-upon-Avon CV37 8PE  

21 Macclesfield Astronomical Society: Mike Shaw  Why don't Sundials tell the right Time.  @ 20:00, Goostrey Village Hall : CW4 8PE   

22 Orwell Astronomical Society: Bill Barton & Paul Whiting  Workshop: Eclipses – Theory & Practice  @ 19:45, Nacton Village Hall, Nacton  

22 Salford Astronomical Society: Observatory Meeting – public welcome  salford observatory chaseley road salford phone obs 01617378382 M6 7DZ  @ 20:00, salford observatory chaseley road salford phone obs 01617378382 M6 7DZ  

22 Wells and Mendip Astronomers: Chris Starr FRAS MBIS  ‘Dawn – Mission to the origins of the Solar System’  @ 18.15, Old Down Inn, Emborough, Chilcompton, Somerset, BA3 4SA  

23 Torbay Astronomical Society: Professor Paul Roche  Impacts from Space: Death, Destruction & Dinosaurs  @ 7.30pm, Torquay Boys' Grammar School, Shiphay Manor Dr, Torquay TQ2 7EL  

27 Abingdon Astronomical Society:   Beginners' meeting  @ 8 pm, All Saints Methodist Church Hall, Dorchester Crescent, Abingdon, Oxfordshire OX14 2AQ  

29 Salford Astronomical Society: Observatory Meeting – public welcome  salford observatory chaseley road salford phone obs 01617378382 M6 7DZ  @ 20:00, salford observatory chaseley road salford phone obs 01617378382 M6 7DZ  

29 Hebden Bridge Astronomy Society:   AGM & Members Show & Tell  @ 19:30, Hope Baptist Church Rooms, Hope Baptist Church, Hebden Bridge HX7 8EW  

30 Heart Of England Astronomical Society: Dr. Paul Olver  Volcanoes in the Solar System  @ 2030hrs, Old BT Telephone Exchange, Furnace End, Shustoke, Near Coleshill, North Warwickshire. B46 2LH  

May 2015

1 Furness And South Lakeland Astronomical Society:   Members' night  @ 7.30pm., Lower Meeting Hall, Trinity Church Centre, Warwick Street, Barrow-in-Furness (opp Kwik Fit) LA14 5HT  

1 Milton Keynes Astronomical Society: Paul Money  Minor Planets  @ 8.00 pm, Rectory Cottages, Church Green Road, Bletchley, Milton Keynes MK3 6BJ  

5 Wiltshire Astronomical Society: Dr Sarah Roberts  Dwarf's in the Backyard  @ 20:00, The Pavilion, Rusty Lane, Seend, Wiltshire SN12 6NS  

5 Stratford-Upon-Avon Astronomical Society:   Club Night  @ 19:30, Alderminster Village Hall, New Road, Alderminster, Stratford-upon-Avon CV37 8PE  

5 Stornoway Astronomical Society: Angus Morrison BSc  Black Holes  @ 07.30pm, Stornoway Coastguard Station HS1  

7 Guildford Astronomical Society: Dr. Leigh Fletcher  Realm of the Giants: New Views of the Outer Solar System  @ 19.30, Lecture Theatre L, University of Surrey, Guildford, Surrey GU2 7XH  

8 Breckland Astronomical Society: Jerry Workman  Spirit and Opportunity Mars Landers Update  @ 7:30pm, Great Ellingham Recreation Centre, Great Ellingham, Attleborough, Norfolk   

8 Stirling Astronomical Society: Duncan Lunan, Science Writer  “Incoming Asteroid! What could we do about it?”  @ 19.30, Smith Museum & Art Gallery, Dumbarton Road, STIRLING FK8 2RQ  

9 South East Kent Astronomical Society:   SEKAS AGM  @ 19.30 – 21.30, Alkham Village Hall, Hogbrook Hill Lane, Alkham, Kent CT15 7BZ  

11 Hull & East Riding Astronomical Society: Dr Anne Green (University of Nottingham)    @ 7.30 pm, The Bridge Room, Endsleigh Centre, 481 Beverley High Road, Hull HU6 7LJ   

11 West Didsbury Astronomical Society: William Stewart  Shooting while you Sleep – Modern Methods for Detecting and Analysing Meteors  @ 7pm, William Hulme Grammar School M16 8PR  

11 Abingdon Astronomical Society:   AGM  @ 8 pm, All Saints Methodist Church Hall, Dorchester Crescent, Abingdon, Oxfordshire OX14 2AQ  

13 Hertford Astronomy Group: Jerry Stone  The Challenges of the near and distant future of Human Space Exploration   @ 20:00, Hatfield Cricket Club, Welwyn-Garden-City AL7 4HL  

14 Swansea Astronomical Society: Andrew Lound  Gerry Lacey Memorial Lecture (Title to be confirmed)  @ 7pm, Swansea University, Swansea, West Glamorgan SA2 8PR  

14 Torbay Astronomical Society:   Annual General Meeting  @ 7.30pm, Torquay Boys' Grammar School, Shiphay Manor Dr, Torquay TQ2 7EL  

15 Liverpool Astronomical Society: L.A.S. Annual General Meeting 2014-15  Followed by Members Presentation  @ 19:00, The Quaker Meeting House, 22 School Lane, Liverpool City Centre  

15 Beckington Astronomical Society: James Fradgley  Variable Stars: What makes the tick?  @ 19:30, Beckington Baptist Hall BA11 6TD  

15 Milton Keynes Astronomical Society:   Astromeet  @ 8.00 pm, Rectory Cottages, Church Green Road, Bletchley, Milton Keynes MK3 6BJ  

16 Orwell Astronomical Society: Solar Observing  Public Outreach Event  @ 11:00 – 16:00, Christchurch Park, Ipswich  

17 Orwell Astronomical Society: Solar Observing  Public Outreach Event  @ 11:00 – 16:00, Christchurch Park, Ipswich  

18 Abingdon Astronomical Society:   Beginners' meeting  @ 8 pm, All Saints Methodist Church Hall, Dorchester Crescent, Abingdon, Oxfordshire OX14 2AQ  

18 Nene Valley Astronomical Society: Ian Loxley  Clouds  @ 20.00, Chelveston Village Hall, Chelveston, Northants NN9 6AT  

19 Stratford-Upon-Avon Astronomical Society: Dr Ken Amor  Impact Cratering on the Moon, Mars and Scotland  @ 19:30, Alderminster Village Hall, New Road, Alderminster, Stratford-upon-Avon CV37 8PE  

19 Macclesfield Astronomical Society: Professor Mike Edmunds  Antikythera Mechanism and the Mechanical Universe  @ 20:00, Goostrey Village Hall : CW4 8PE   

20 Worthing Astronomical Society: Professor Bob Nichol  Dark Energy  @ 19:30, Highdown Room at Emmanuel United Reformed Church Hall, St Michaels Road, Worthing, West Sussex. BN11 4SD.  

22 Wells and Mendip Astronomers: Hugh Allen  ‘Spectroscopy’  @ 19.30, Wells & Mendip Museum, 8 Cathedral Green, Wells, Somerset   

28 Swansea Astronomical Society:   AGM (Annual general Meeting)  @ 7pm, Swansea University, Swansea, West Glamorgan SA2 8PR  

28 Heart Of England Astronomical Society: Paul Hyde  Practical Radio Astronomy  @ 2030, Old BT Telephone Exchange, Furnace End, Shustoke, Near Coleshill, North Warwickshire. B46 2LH  

29 Milton Keynes Astronomical Society: Mike Frost  Norman Lockyer  @ 8.00 pm, Rectory Cottages, Church Green Road, Bletchley, Milton Keynes MK3 6BJ  

June 2015

2 Wiltshire Astronomical Society: Martin Griffiths  Exoplanets + AGM  @ 20:00, The Pavilion, Rusty Lane, Seend, Wiltshire SN12 6NS  

2 Stratford-Upon-Avon Astronomical Society:   Club Night  @ 19:30, Alderminster Village Hall, New Road, Alderminster, Stratford-upon-Avon CV37 8PE  

2 Stornoway Astronomical Society: Angus Morrison BSc  Deep Sky Images  @ 07.30pm, Stornoway Coastguard Station HS1  

4 Guildford Astronomical Society: Dr. Allan Chapman  William Lassell  @ 19.30, Lecture Theatre L, University of Surrey, Guildford, Surrey GU2 7XH  

4 Nene Valley Astronomical Society: Dr Ralph Cordey  Solar Orbiter Spacecraft  @ 20.00, Sudborough Village Hall, Main Street, Sudborough, Northants NN14 3BX  

8 Hull & East Riding Astronomical Society: Dr Michael Martin-Smith  AGM  @ 7.30 pm, The Bridge Room, Endsleigh Centre, 481 Beverley High Road, Hull HU6 7LJ  

8 West Didsbury Astronomical Society: Ben Stappers  Pulsars  @ 7pm, William Hulme Grammar School M16 8PR  

8 Abingdon Astronomical Society: Prof Christian Knigge (University of Southampton)  Cataclysmic variables  @ 8 pm, All Saints Methodist Church Hall, Dorchester Crescent, Abingdon, Oxfordshire OX14 2AQ  

10 Hertford Astronomy Group: Carla Natario  Star formation in our Galaxy  @ 20:00, Welwyn Garden City Golf Club, Mannicotts, High Oaks Road, AL8 7BP.  

12 Breckland Astronomical Society: Jerry Stone  Is Pluto a Planet?  @ 7:30pm, Great Ellingham Recreation Centre, Great Ellingham, Attleborough, Norfolk   

12 Milton Keynes Astronomical Society:   Astromeet  @ 8.00 pm, Rectory Cottages, Church Green Road, Bletchley, Milton Keynes MK3 6BJ  

15 Abingdon Astronomical Society:   Beginners' meeting  @ 8 pm, All Saints Methodist Church Hall, Dorchester Crescent, Abingdon, Oxfordshire OX14 2AQ  

16 Stratford-Upon-Avon Astronomical Society: Dr Elmé Breedt  The transient sky as seen by Gaia  @ 19:30, Alderminster Village Hall, New Road, Alderminster, Stratford-upon-Avon CV37 8PE  

19 Beckington Astronomical Society: Members  AGM and Member Talks  @ 19:30, Beckington Baptist Hall BA11 6TD  

26 Milton Keynes Astronomical Society: Dr Ralph Cordey  Engineering the Exploration of Mars  @ 8.00 pm, Rectory Cottages, Church Green Road, Bletchley, Milton Keynes MK3 6BJ  

July 2015

10 Milton Keynes Astronomical Society:   Astromeet  @ 8.00 pm, Rectory Cottages, Church Green Road, Bletchley, Milton Keynes MK3 6BJ  

13 West Didsbury Astronomical Society:   AGM  @ 7pm, William Hulme Grammar School M16 8PR  

21 Macclesfield Astronomical Society: Professor Andrew Lyne  Cosmic Canon Balls  @ 20:00, Goostrey Village Hall : CW4 8PE   

23 Guernsey Astronomical Society:   Open Evening  @ 21.00, Observatory, Rue du Lorier, St Peter's, Guernsey GY7 9JU  

24 Milton Keynes Astronomical Society:   Short Talks  @ 8.00 pm, Rectory Cottages, Church Green Road, Bletchley, Milton Keynes MK3 6BJ  

30 Guernsey Astronomical Society:   Open Evening  @ 21.00, Observatory, Rue du Lorier, St Peter's, Guernsey GY7 9JU  

August 2015

6 Guernsey Astronomical Society:   Open Evening  @ 20.30, Observatory, Rue du Lorier, St Peter's, Guernsey GY7 9JU  

7 Milton Keynes Astronomical Society:   Astromeet  @ 8.00 pm, Rectory Cottages, Church Green Road, Bletchley, Milton Keynes MK3 6BJ  

13 Guernsey Astronomical Society:   Open Evening  @ 20.30, Observatory, Rue du Lorier, St Peter's, Guernsey GY7 9JU  

18 Macclesfield Astronomical Society:   Summer Exhibition  @ 20:00, Goostrey Village Hall : CW4 8PE   

19 : No lecturer  BBQ & Perseid Meteor Shower observing  @ 8pm, Woodrow High House, Cherry Lane, Woodrow, Amersham, Bucks HP7 0QG  

20 Guernsey Astronomical Society:   Open Evening  @ 20.30, Observatory, Rue du Lorier, St Peter's, Guernsey GY7 9JU  

21 Milton Keynes Astronomical Society:   Astronomers' Questions Time  @ 8.00 pm, Rectory Cottages, Church Green Road, Bletchley, Milton Keynes MK3 6BJ  

27 Guernsey Astronomical Society:   Open Evening  @ 20.30, Observatory, Rue du Lorier, St Peter's, Guernsey GY7 9JU  

September 2015

1 Stornoway Astronomical Society: Ian Coulson  A Guide to Telescopes & Setup Procedures  @ 07.30pm, Stornoway Coastguard Station HS1  

4 Milton Keynes Astronomical Society:   Astromeet  @ 8.00 pm, Rectory Cottages, Church Green Road, Bletchley, Milton Keynes MK3 6BJ  

16 : Professor Jonathan Rawlings  Star Formation – to include birth, life and death of stars  @ 8pm, Woodrow High House, Cherry Lane, Woodrow, Amersham, Bucks HP7 0QG  

16 Worthing Astronomical Society: Stephen Tonkin  Ten Ways the Universe Tries to Kill You  @ 19:30, Highdown Room at Emmanuel United Reformed Church Hall, St Michaels Road, Worthing, West Sussex. BN11 4SD.  

18 Milton Keynes Astronomical Society:   Astronomy for All – Explore the night sky with MKAS  @ 8.00 pm, Rectory Cottages, Church Green Road, Bletchley, Milton Keynes MK3 6BJ  

October 2015

2 Milton Keynes Astronomical Society: Dr Mike Leggett  New Horizons at Pluto  @ 8.00 pm, Rectory Cottages, Church Green Road, Bletchley, Milton Keynes MK3 6BJ  

6 Stornoway Astronomical Society: Donny Mackay BA, BSc, FBRS  New Horizons at Pluto  @ 07.30pm, Stornoway Coastguard Station HS1  

9 Breckland Astronomical Society:   Autumn Star Party  @ Friday 9th to Monday 12th, Haw Wood Farm Caravan Park, Saxmundham   

16 Milton Keynes Astronomical Society:   Astromeet  @ 8.00 pm, Rectory Cottages, Church Green Road, Bletchley, Milton Keynes MK3 6BJ  

20 Macclesfield Astronomical Society:   AGM  @ 20:00, The Red Lion, Goostrey: CW4 8PJ   

21 : Professor Nigel Mason  Astrobiology – Understanding the origins of life  @ 8pm, Woodrow High House, Cherry Lane, Woodrow, Amersham, Bucks HP7 0QG  

29 Guernsey Astronomical Society:   Open Evening  @ 18.00, Observatory, Rue du Lorier, St Peter's, Guernsey GY7 9JU  

30 Milton Keynes Astronomical Society: Jerry Stone  Richard Lambert Memorial Lecture: Space Colonisation  @ 8.00 pm, Rectory Cottages, Church Green Road, Bletchley, Milton Keynes MK3 6BJ  

November 2015

3 Stornoway Astronomical Society:   Annual Astro Quiz Night  @ 07.30pm, Stornoway Coastguard Station HS1  

13 Milton Keynes Astronomical Society:   Astromeet  @ 8.00 pm , Rectory Cottages, Church Green Road, Bletchley, Milton Keynes MK3 6BJ  

18 : Dr. Mike Leggatt FRAS FBIS,  Pluto and the outer solar system  @ 8pm, Woodrow High House, Cherry Lane, Woodrow, Amersham, Bucks HP7 0QG  

27 Milton Keynes Astronomical Society:   Astromeet/AGM  @ 8.00 pm, Rectory Cottages, Church Green Road, Bletchley, Milton Keynes MK3 6BJ  

December 2015

1 Stornoway Astronomical Society: Donny Mackay BA, BSc, FBRS  The Star of Bethlehem  @ 07.30pm, Caladh Inn, James Street, Stornoway  

11 Milton Keynes Astronomical Society:   Astromeet  @ 8.00 pm, Rectory Cottages, Church Green Road, Bletchley, Milton Keynes MK3 6BJ  

15 Macclesfield Astronomical Society: Professor Jamie Gilmour  Meteorites, Stardust and the Early Solar System  @ 20:00, Goostrey Village Hall : CW4 8PE   

16 : No lecturer  Members Christmas Party and Quiz  @ 8pm, Woodrow High House, Cherry Lane, Woodrow, Amersham, Bucks HP7 0QG