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January 2017

3 Wiltshire Astronomical Society: TBA  TBA  @ 20:00, The Pavilion, Rusty Lane, Seend, Wiltshire SN12 6NS  

5 Isle Of Man Astronomical Society: Howard Parkin  We are made of Stardust  @ 8.00pm, The Observatory, Lhoobs Road, Foxdale, IOM   

6 Furness And South Lakeland Astronomical Society: Professor Lionel Wilson, The University of Lancaster  Annual visit to the University of Lancaster – Topic be announced  @ 7.30pm., Lower Meeting Hall, Trinity Church Centre, Warwick Street, Barrow-in-Furness (opp Kwik Fit) LA14 5HT  

6 William Herschel Society: Dr Hendrik van Eerten of the University of Bath  Understanding Cosmic Explosions: gamma-ray bursts and other violent phenomena in astrophysics  @ 7.30pm, BRLSI, 16-18 Queen Square, Bath BA1 2HN  

6 Astronomical Society of Edinburgh: Nagaraja Bezawada  Detectors in astronomy: Human eye to modern electronic sensors  @ 20:00, Church Centre, Augustine United Church, 41 George IV Bridge, Edinburgh EH1 1EL  

6 Swansea Astronomical Society:   Star Party  @ 7pm – 9pm, National Waterfront Museum Swansea SA1 3RD  

6 Norwich Astronomical Society: Dave Balcombe  Jupiter Juno mission  @ 20:00, Seething Observatory, Toad Lane,Thwaite St.Mary,Norfolk, NR35 2EQ  

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

7 Norwich Astronomical Society: Dave Balcombe  Jupiter Juno mission  @ 20:00, Seething Observatory, Toad Lane,Thwaite St.Mary,Norfolk, NR35 2EQ  

7 Macclesfield Astronomical Society: Allan Chapman  Mary Somerville, 1780 to 1872. Under the World of Science  @ 20:00, Calvary Church Hall, Macclesfield   

9 Hull & East Riding Astronomical Society: Dr Michael Martin-Smith HERAS President  “The Story of Gold”  @ 7.30 pm, The Hull and East Riding Sports Club, Chanterlands Avenue North, Hull HU5 4ED  

9 Northamptonshire Natural History Society (NNHS): Mike Frost  An Arctic Eclipse  @ Start at 7:30pm, The Humfrey Rooms, 10 Castilian Terrace, Northampton NN1 1LD  

10 Aberdeen Astronomical Society: Dr. Anne-Marie Weijmans, St. Andrews University  The secret lives of galaxies  @ 19:00, Robert Gordon's Collage, Schoolhill, Aberdeen AB10 1FE  

11 Hertford Astronomy Group: Dave Eagle  Piazzi Smyth and his High Altitude Tenerife Observatory.  @ 20:00, Fairway Tavern, Panshanger Golf Complex, Old Herns Lane, Welwyn Garden City, Hertfordshire AL7 2ED  

12 Swansea Astronomical Society: Jim Collins of the Swansea Astronomical Society  The Big Bang – Fact or Fiction  @ 7pm, Swansea University, Swansea, West Glamorgan SA2 8PR  

12 Torbay Astronomical Society: Observational evening  M42, Trapezium, Betelgeuse, Mars, Moon (Tycho)  @ 7.30pm, Torquay Boys' Grammar School, Shiphay Manor Dr, Torquay TQ2 7EL  

13 Croydon Astronomical Society: John Berman  Detection of Meteors using Radio  @ 19:45, Royal Russell School, Croydon CR9 5BX  

13 Breckland Astronomical Society: Dr Steve Hubbard and Dr Malcolm Brown  Thinking about Astronomy – a Century of Change and Continuity  @ 19:30, Great Ellingham Recreation Centre, Great Ellingham, Attleborough, Norfolk   

18 Worthing Astronomical Society: Alex Vincent   Eclipsing binrary stars + food, drink (annual WAS Social evening)  @ 19:30, Highdown Room at Emmanuel United Reformed Church Hall, St Michaels Road, Worthing, West Sussex. BN11 4SD.  

19 Wakefield And District Astronomical Society (WADAS) : Megan Argo  When Galaxies Collide  @ 19.30, Horbury Academy, Wakefield Road, Horbury WF4 5HE  

20 Beckington Astronomical Society: Mike Witt  Tales from the Dark Side of the Universe  @ 19:30, Beckington Baptist Hall BA11 6TD  

20 Milton Keynes Astronomical Society: Dr Mike Leggett  Astronomy and Music from Pythagorus to Pink Floyd  @ 8.00 pm, Rectory Cottages, Church Green Road, Bletchley, Milton Keynes MK3 6BJ  

26 Swansea Astronomical Society: Stephen Morris of the Swansea Astronomical Society  Pluto and the Kuiper Belt: discovery and exploration  @ 7pm, Swansea University, Swansea, West Glamorgan SA2 8PR  

26 Torbay Astronomical Society: Jon Coleman  The British Space Programme, Part 2  @ 7.30pm, Torquay Boys' Grammar School, Shiphay Manor Dr, Torquay TQ2 7EL  

30 Isle Of Man Astronomical Society: Public viewing with members of IOMAS  Live Stargazing event, weather permitting.  @ 7.00 to 9.00pm, Onchan Park, Onchan Isle of Man   

30 Northamptonshire Natural History Society (NNHS):   Telescopic Topics: a members meeting, but everyone's welcome  @ Start at 7:30pm, The Humfrey Rooms, 10 Castilian Terrace, Northampton NN1 1LD  

31 Isle Of Man Astronomical Society: Public viewing with members of IOMAS  Live Stargazing event, weather permitting.  @ 7.00 to 9.00pm, Onchan Park, Onchan Isle of Man   

February 2017

1 Isle Of Man Astronomical Society: Public viewing with members of IOMAS  Live Stargazing event, weather permitting.  @ 7.00 to 9.00pm, Onchan Park, Onchan Isle of Man   

1 Stornoway Astronomical Society: Angus Morrison BSc.  GAIA – Mapping the Milky Way  @ 7.00 pm, Tarbert Library,Tarbert,Isle of Harris  

2 Isle Of Man Astronomical Society: Various members   Observing night, if clear, otherwise general meeting  @ 8.00 to 10pm, The Observatory, Lhoobs Road, Foxdale, IOM   

3 Astronomical Society of Edinburgh: David Woods  The Saturn V launch vehicle  @ 20:00, Church Centre, Augustine United Church, 41 George IV Bridge, Edinburgh EH1 1EL  

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

3 William Herschel Society: Professor Graham Machin of the National Physical Laboratory  Dick Phillips Memorial Lecture, jointly with the BRLSI Science Group: Mercury rising – measuring temperature through time  @ 7.30pm, BRLSI, 16-18 Queen Square, Bath BA1 2HN  

3 Swansea Astronomical Society:   Star Party  @ 7pm – 9pm, National Botanic Garden of Wales Llanarthne SA32 8HG  

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

7 Wiltshire Astronomical Society: Professor David Southwood  10 Years of Space Science at the European Space Agency   @ 20:00, The Pavilion, Rusty Lane, Seend, Wiltshire SN12 6NS  

7 Stornoway Astronomical Society: John Morrison  Exhibition of Astronomical Equipment and Workshop  @ 7.30 pm, Newton Centre, Seaforth Road, Stornoway, Isle of Lewis HS1  

7 Aberdeen Astronomical Society: Prof. Lyndsay Fletcher, Glasgow University  Sounding out the sun and stars  @ 19:00, Robert Gordon's Collage, Schoolhill, Aberdeen AB10 1FE  

8 Hertford Astronomy Group: Prof. Cathie Clarke  Proto-Planetary Disks and Planet Formation  @ 20:00, Fairway Tavern, Panshanger Golf Complex, Old Herns Lane, Welwyn Garden City, Hertfordshire AL7 2ED  

9 Swansea Astronomical Society: Dr Rhodri Evans, Cardiff University  Hale's last telescope – the 200-inch on Mount Palomar  @ 7 pm, Swansea University, Swansea, West Glamorgan SA2 8PR  

9 Torbay Astronomical Society: Observational evening  Gamma Arietis, M35, Mars, Venus, Moon (Kepler)  @ 7.30pm, Torquay Boys' Grammar School, Shiphay Manor Dr, Torquay TQ2 7EL  

10 Plymouth Astronomical Society: Dr Adam Hart-Davis  Cosmology for Beginners  @ 7.30-9.30pm, Room 411, Babbage Building, Plymouth University PL4 8AA  

10 Breckland Astronomical Society: Dr Simon Sheridan, Open University  The ROSETTA / PTOLEMY mission  @ 19:30, Great Ellingham Recreation Centre, Great Ellingham, Attleborough, Norfolk   

13 Hull & East Riding Astronomical Society: Tim Old HERAS/Blas Member  “New Horizons-Pluto and Beyond” part 2  @ 7.30 pm, The Hull and East Riding Sports Club, Chanterlands Avenue North, Hull HU5 4ED  

13 Northamptonshire Natural History Society (NNHS): Dr Paul Abel  Black Holes in the Universe  @ Start at 7:30pm, The Humfrey Rooms, 10 Castilian Terrace, Northampton NN1 1LD  

15 Worthing Astronomical Society: Dr David Whitehouse  Journey to the Centre of the Earth  @ 19:30, Highdown Room at Emmanuel United Reformed Church Hall, St Michaels Road, Worthing, West Sussex. BN11 4SD.  

17 Beckington Astronomical Society: Andy Burns  John Herschel: A Very Victorian Scientist  @ 19:30, Beckington Baptist Hall BA11 6TD  

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

21 Macclesfield Astronomical Society: John Timmins, FRAS  Optical Quality and how to improve your Telescope  @ 20:00, Goostrey Village Hall: CW4 8PE   

23 Swansea Astronomical Society: Martin Griffiths, Dark Sky Wales  TBA  @ 7 pm, Swansea University, Swansea, West Glamorgan SA2 8PR  

23 Torbay Astronomical Society: Dr Chris North  Multi-wavelength Universe  @ 7.30pm, Torquay Boys' Grammar School, Shiphay Manor Dr, Torquay TQ2 7EL  

27 Northamptonshire Natural History Society (NNHS):   Telescopic Topics: a members meeting, but everyone's welcome  @ Start at 7:30pm, The Humfrey Rooms, 10 Castilian Terrace, Northampton NN1 1LD  

March 2017

1 Stornoway Astronomical Society: Donny Mackay BA, BSc, FBRS  The Search for Planet 9  @ 7.00 pm, Tarbert Library, Tarbert, Isle of Harris  

3 Norwich Astronomical Society: Ivan Rukaber  Giant Moons, Near Misses and Bombers  @ 20:00, Seething Observatory, Toad Lane,Thwaite St.Mary,Norfolk, NR35 2EQ  

3 Astronomical Society of Edinburgh: Lyn Smith  Moons  @ 20:00, Church Centre, Augustine United Church, 41 George IV Bridge, Edinburgh EH1 1EL  

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

3 William Herschel Society: Professor Carole Mundell, Professor of Extragalactic Astronomy & Head of Physics, University of Bath  The WHS Annual Lecture, Black-hole Driven Explosions and the Dynamic Universe  @ 7.30pm, BRLSI, 16-18 Queen Square, Bath BA1 2HN  

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

4 Norwich Astronomical Society: Ivan Rukaber  Giant Moons, Near Misses and Bombers  @ 20:00, Seething Observatory, Toad Lane,Thwaite St.Mary,Norfolk, NR35 2EQ  

7 Wiltshire Astronomical Society: Steve Tonkin  And Yet it Moves!  @ 20:00, The Pavilion, Rusty Lane, Seend, Wiltshire SN12 6NS  

7 Stornoway Astronomical Society: Angus Morrison BSc.  Astronomy Beyond the Visible  @ 7.30 pm, Newton Centre, Seaforth Road, Stornoway, Isle of Lewis HS1  

8 Hertford Astronomy Group: Derek McNally  60 Years of Astronomy  @ 20:00, Fairway Tavern, Panshanger Golf Complex, Old Herns Lane, Welwyn Garden City, Hertfordshire AL7 2ED  

9 Swansea Astronomical Society: Nick Hart, Cardiff Astronomical Society  TBA  @ 7 pm, Swansea University, Swansea, West Glamorgan SA2 8PR  

9 Torbay Astronomical Society: Observational evening  M81/82, Gamma Leonis, Moon (Alpine Valley)  @ 7.30pm, Torquay Boys' Grammar School, Shiphay Manor Dr, Torquay TQ2 7EL  

10 Plymouth Astronomical Society: Dr Natasha Stephen  To Infinity and Beyond: the future of space exploration  @ 7.30-9.30pm, Room 411, Babbage Building, Plymouth University PL4 8AA  

10 Milton Keynes Astronomical Society:   Stargazing for Everyone – Public observing night and astronomy exhibition  @ 8.00 pm, Rectory Cottages, Church Green Road, Bletchley, Milton Keynes MK3 6BJ  

11 Breckland Astronomical Society: Professor Elias Brinks  Radio Astronomy  @ 19:30, Great Ellingham Recreation Centre, Great Ellingham, Attleborough, Norfolk   

13 Hull & East Riding Astronomical Society:   To Be Arranged  @ 7.30 pm, The Hull and East Riding Sports Club, Chanterlands Avenue North, Hull HU5 4ED  

14 Aberdeen Astronomical Society: Dr. Patrick Harkness, Glasgow University  TBC – likely some aspect of space exploration  @ 19:00, Robert Gordon's Collage, Schoolhill, Aberdeen AB10 1FE  

15 Worthing Astronomical Society: William Joyce F.R.A.S.  A Whistlestop Tour of the Solar System  @ 19:30, Highdown Room at Emmanuel United Reformed Church Hall, St Michaels Road, Worthing, West Sussex. BN11 4SD.  

17 Beckington Astronomical Society: Ron Westmaas  The Sun  @ 19:30, Beckington Baptist Hall BA11 6TD  

17 Milton Keynes Astronomical Society: Dr Aprajita Verma  The European Extremely Large Telescope  @ 8.00 pm, Rectory Cottages, Church Green Road, Bletchley, Milton Keynes MK3 6BJ  

21 Macclesfield Astronomical Society: Alan Brown, STFC  James Web and the invisible RED  @ 20:00, Goostrey Village Hall : CW4 8PE  

23 Swansea Astronomical Society: Prof Paul Roche, Cardiff University  Gaia: surveying the Milky Way  @ 7 pm, Swansea University, Swansea, West Glamorgan SA2 8PR  

23 Torbay Astronomical Society: James Fradgley  What arre Lagrance Points?  @ 7.30pm, Torquay Boys' Grammar School, Shiphay Manor Dr, Torquay TQ2 7EL  

24 Breckland Astronomical Society: –  Spring Star Party  @ All weekend, Haw Wood Farm, Suffolk  

31 Norwich Astronomical Society: To be confirmed  To be confirmed  @ 20:00, Seething Observatory, Toad Lane,Thwaite St.Mary,Norfolk, NR35 2EQ  

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

April 2017

1 Norwich Astronomical Society: To be confirmed  To be confirmed  @ 20:00, Seething Observatory, Toad Lane,Thwaite St.Mary,Norfolk, NR35 2EQ  

4 Wiltshire Astronomical Society: Dr Chris North  Telescopes through the Ages  @ 20:00, The Pavilion, Rusty Lane, Seend, Wiltshire SN12 6NS  

4 Stornoway Astronomical Society: Donny Mackay BA, BSc, FBRS  The Search for Planet 9  @ 7.30 pm, Newton Centre, Seaforth Road, Stornoway, Isle of Lewis HS1  

6 Torbay Astronomical Society: Observational evening  M3, M44, Jupier, Mars, Moon (Copernicus)  @ 7.30pm, Torquay Boys' Grammar School, Shiphay Manor Dr, Torquay TQ2 7EL  

7 Astronomical Society of Edinburgh: Dr Nick Rowell  The Gaia space telescope: mapping the Milky Way in six dimensions  @ 20:00, Church Centre, Augustine United Church, 41 George IV Bridge, Edinburgh EH1 1EL  

7 Plymouth Astronomical Society: Chris Cooke; Sheila Evans; Mike Shearer  Astronomy in the Caribbean; Sir William Herschel, Court Astronomer; Meteors and Meteorites  @ 7.30-9.30pm, Room 411, Babbage Building, Plymouth University PL4 8AA  

7 Furness And South Lakeland Astronomical Society: Russell Parry FRSPH  The Appley Bridge Meteorite  @ 7.30pm., Lower Meeting Hall, Trinity Church Centre, Warwick Street, Barrow-in-Furness (opp Kwik Fit) LA14 5HT  

10 Hull & East Riding Astronomical Society: Prof Edward Hanna (University of Sheffield)  “The Climatic Role of the Sun as a Variable Star”  @ 7.30 pm, The Hull and East Riding Sports Club, Chanterlands Avenue North, Hull HU5 4ED  

12 Hertford Astronomy Group: Jerry Stone  The Next 50 Years In Space  @ 20:00, Fairway Tavern, Panshanger Golf Complex, Old Herns Lane, Welwyn Garden City, Hertfordshire AL7 2ED  

13 Swansea Astronomical Society: Brian Stokes, Swansea Astronomical Society  Galileo Galilei  @ 7 pm, Swansea University, Swansea, West Glamorgan SA2 8PR  

14 Breckland Astronomical Society: Dr Mike Leggett FRAS  Some Aspects of Norfolk Astronomy  @ 19:30, Great Ellingham Recreation Centre, Great Ellingham, Attleborough, Norfolk   

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

18 Macclesfield Astronomical Society: Nigel Ball, South Cheshire Astronomy Society  Astrophotography  @ 20:00, Goostrey Village Hall: CW4 8PE   

18 Aberdeen Astronomical Society: Prof. Ken Rice, Royal Observatory, Edinburgh  TBC – Likely to be the search for exo-planets  @ 19:00, Robert Gordon's Collage, Schoolhill, Aberdeen AB10 1FE  

19 Worthing Astronomical Society: John Mallett F.R.A.S.  Astro Imaging  @ 19:30, Highdown Room at Emmanuel United Reformed Church Hall, St Michaels Road, Worthing, West Sussex. BN11 4SD.  

20 Torbay Astronomical Society: Dave Norman + Tia Norman  Magnetic Universe/ Could a little gravity go a long way  @ 7.30pm, Torquay Boys' Grammar School, Shiphay Manor Dr, Torquay TQ2 7EL  

21 Beckington Astronomical Society: Mark Radice  Observing the Solar System  @ 19:30, Beckington Baptist Hall BA11 6TD  

27 Swansea Astronomical Society: Brian Spinks, Swansea Astronomical Society  TBA  @ 7 pm, Swansea University, Swansea, West Glamorgan SA2 8PR  

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

May 2017

2 Wiltshire Astronomical Society: Martin Griffiths  Planetary Nebulae Marathon  @ 20:00, The Pavilion, Rusty Lane, Seend, Wiltshire SN12 6NS  

2 Stornoway Astronomical Society: David Rowlands BA, BSc.  Astronomers of the Orient  @ 7.30 pm, Newton Centre, Seaforth Road, Stornoway, Isle of Lewis HS1  

3 Stornoway Astronomical Society: Angus Morrison BSc.  The Birth of the Universe  @ 7.00 pm, Tarbert Library, Tarbert, Isle of Harris  

5 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  

8 Hull & East Riding Astronomical Society: Paul Money FRAS FBIS  “Simple Astrophotography”  @ 7.30 pm, The Hull and East Riding Sports Club, Chanterlands Avenue North, Hull HU5 4ED  

10 Hertford Astronomy Group: Sarah Hutton  Galaxy Quest  @ 20:00, Fairway Tavern, Panshanger Golf Complex, Old Herns Lane, Welwyn Garden City, Hertfordshire AL7 2ED  

11 Swansea Astronomical Society: Andrew Lound: Gerry Lacey Memorial Lecture  Mercury a Relative Planet  @ 7 pm, Swansea University, Swansea, West Glamorgan SA2 8PR  

11 Torbay Astronomical Society: AGM  AGM  @ 7.30pm, Torquay Boys' Grammar School, Shiphay Manor Dr, Torquay TQ2 7EL  

12 Plymouth Astronomical Society: Professor Chris Lintott  Supermassive Black Holes  @ 7.30-8.30pm, Lecture Theatre 1, Roland Levinsky Building, Plymouth University PL4 8AA  

12 Breckland Astronomical Society: Jerry Workman  Objects of the Solar System + AGM  @ 19:30, Great Ellingham Recreation Centre, Great Ellingham, Attleborough, Norfolk   

12 Milton Keynes Astronomical Society: Paul Money  Images of the Universe – Volume 2  @ 8.00 pm, Rectory Cottages, Church Green Road, Bletchley, Milton Keynes MK3 6BJ  

16 Macclesfield Astronomical Society: Dr. Rhian Jones, University of Manchester  TBC  @ 20:00, Goostrey Village Hall : CW4 8PE  

17 Worthing Astronomical Society: Bob Turner F.R.A.S.  Dark Matter, Dark Energy and Gravity Waves   @ 19:30, Highdown Room at Emmanuel United Reformed Church Hall, St Michaels Road, Worthing, West Sussex. BN11 4SD.  

19 Beckington Astronomical Society: Steve Hill  Imaging Colloquium  @ 19:30, Beckington Baptist Hall BA11 6TD  

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

June 2017

6 Wiltshire Astronomical Society: Mark Radice + AGM  Observing from the Caribbean  @ 20:00, The Pavilion, Rusty Lane, Seend, Wiltshire SN12 6NS  

6 Stornoway Astronomical Society: Mary Rowlands BA, BSc.  Infinity  @ 7.30 pm, Newton Centre, Seaforth Road, Stornoway, Isle of Lewis HS1  

7 Stornoway Astronomical Society: David Rowlands BA, BSc.  The History of Astronomy (Part 1) From Ancient Greece to Galileo  @ 7.00 pm, Tarbert Library, Tarbert, Isle of Harris  

9 Breckland Astronomical Society: Dave Eagle  Rosetta  @ 19:30, Great Ellingham Recreation Centre, Great Ellingham, Attleborough, Norfolk   

9 Milton Keynes Astronomical Society: Stephen Tonkin  Binocular Astronomy  @ 8.00 pm, Rectory Cottages, Church Green Road, Bletchley, Milton Keynes MK3 6BJ  

9 Plymouth Astronomical Society: Mark Bowles, Steve Cooke and other PAS Members  Astrophotography Evening  @ 7.30-9.30pm, Room 411, Babbage Building, Plymouth University PL4 8AA  

12 Hull & East Riding Astronomical Society: Dr Michael Martin-Smith HERAS President  AGM  @ 7.30 pm, The Hull and East Riding Sports Club, Chanterlands Avenue North, Hull HU5 4ED  

14 Hertford Astronomy Group: Robin Scagell  Eclipse!  @ 20:00, Fairway Tavern, Panshanger Golf Complex, Old Herns Lane, Welwyn Garden City, Hertfordshire AL7 2ED  

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

20 Macclesfield Astronomical Society: Martin Lunn, MBE, FRAS  Anglo Saxon Astronomy  @ 20:00, Goostrey Village Hall: CW4 8PE  

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

July 2017

7 Milton Keynes Astronomical Society:   Details to be confirmed  @ 8.00 pm, Rectory Cottages, Church Green Road, Bletchley, Milton Keynes MK3 6BJ  

14 Plymouth Astronomical Society: Phil James  The Pleiades and Other Open Clusters; Summer Quiz & Raffle; PAS AGM  @ 7.30-9.30pm, Room 411, Babbage Building, Plymouth University PL4 8AA  

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

August 2017

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

15 Macclesfield Astronomical Society: Summer Exhibition  Displays, Observing, Competitions, Raffle, Refreshments  @ 20:00, Goostrey Village Hall: CW4 8PE  

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

September 2017

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

5 Stornoway Astronomical Society: Donny Mackay BA, BSc, FBRS  Cassini at Saturn  @ 7.30 pm, Stornoway Library, Cromwell street, Stornoway  

6 Stornoway Astronomical Society: Angus Morrison BSc.  The Messier Catalogue  @ 7.00 pm, Tarbert Library, Tarbert, Isle of Harris  

15 Milton Keynes Astronomical Society:   Astronomy for All – Public observing night and astronomy exhibition  @ 8.00 pm, Rectory Cottages, Church Green Road, Bletchley, Milton Keynes MK3 6BJ  

29 Milton Keynes Astronomical Society: Dave Eagle  A Whistle Stop Tour of the Universe  @ 8.00 pm, Rectory Cottages, Church Green Road, Bletchley, Milton Keynes MK3 6BJ  

October 2017

3 Stornoway Astronomical Society: Angus Morrison BSc.  The Birth of the Universe  @ 7.30 pm, Newton Centre, Seaforth Road, Stornoway, Isle of Lewis HS1  

4 Stornoway Astronomical Society: Donny Mackay BA, BSc, FBRS  Cassini at Saturn  @ 7.00 pm, Tarbert Library, Tarbert, Isle of Harris  

6 Milton Keynes Astronomical Society:   World Space Week meeting: Details to be confirmed  @ 8.00 pm, Rectory Cottages, Church Green Road, Bletchley, Milton Keynes MK3 6BJ  

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

27 Milton Keynes Astronomical Society: Mike Frost  Richard Lambert Memorial Lecture: Jeremiah Horrocks  @ 8.00 pm, Rectory Cottages, Church Green Road, Bletchley, Milton Keynes MK3 6BJ  

November 2017

1 Stornoway Astronomical Society: Angus Morrison BSc.  The Life and Death of a Star  @ 7.00 pm, Tarbert Library, Tarbert, Isle of Harris  

7 Stornoway Astronomical Society:   Annual General Meeting  @ 7.30 pm, Newton Centre, Seaforth Road, Stornoway, Isle of Lewis HS1  

7 Stornoway Astronomical Society: Donny Mackay BA, BSc, FBRS  Mars Exploration and the Search for Life  @ 8.00 pm, Newton Centre, Seaforth Road, Stornoway, Isle of Lewis HS1  

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

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

December 2017

5 Stornoway Astronomical Society:   Annual Astro Quiz  @ 7.30 pm, Newton Centre, Seaforth Road, Stornoway, Isle of Lewis HS1  

6 Stornoway Astronomical Society:   Annual Astro Quiz  @ 7.00 pm, Tarbert Library, Tarbert, Isle of Harris  

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