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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  

2 East Sussex Astronomical Society: Darren Baskill  Astronomy Outreach  @ 20.00, Egerton Park Indoor Bowls Club, Egerton Road, Bexhill on Sea, East Sussex TN39 3HL  

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 BA, BSc  The History of Astronomy  @ 07.30pm, Stornoway Coastguard Station HS1  

7 Preseli Astronomy Group: R. Woodman  Spectroscopy (the invisible Universe).  @ 19.00, Letterston Memorial Hall (www.letterstonmemorialhall.co.uk/) SA62 5RY  

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 Ewell Astronomical Society: Prof. Louise Harra MSSL/UCL   The mysteries of the solar cycle.  @ 7.45pm, Nonsuch High School SM3 8AB  

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  

10 Plymouth Astronomical Society: Steve Hayward  Astrophotography Evening  @ 7.30pm – 9.30pm, Tamar Room (402), Babbage Building, Plymouth University PL4 8AA  

10 South Downs Astronomical Society: Ian Currie  “Frosts, Freezes and Fairs”  @ 7:30 p.m., South Downs Planetarium & Science Centre, Kingsham Road, Chichester, West Sussex PO19 8RP  

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

11 DASH (Darsham and Surrounding Hamlets Astronomical Society):   Observing Session  @ 19:30, Westleton Common IP17 3QA (If the weather is foul we will meet in The Crown – Check website for details)  

13 Hull & East Riding Astronomical Society: Paul Money FRAS FBIS  “Images of the Universe vol 2″  @ 7.30 pm, Hull and East Riding Sports Club, Chanterlands Avenue North, Hull HU5 4ED  

13 Northamptonshire Natural History Society (NNHS):   Telescopic Topics members meeting  @ 7:30pm, The Humfrey Rooms, 10 Castilian Terrace, Northampton NN1 1LD  

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  

13 Clydesdale Astronomical Society: Dr Alan Cayless  A Lunar Mystery  @ 7:30 pm, Bank Hall, Climpy Road, Forth ML11 8BX  

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

15 Ewell Astronomical Society: user group  how to use your telescope & roof observing  @ 8.00pm, Nonsuch High School SM3 8AB  

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  

15 Wycombe Astronomical Society: David Whitehouse  Journey to the Centre of the Earth  @ 8pm, Woodrow High House, Cherry Lane, Woodrow, Amersham, Bucks HP7 0QG  

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  

24 William Herschel Society: Professor Peter Coles, University of Sussex  Dark Energy and its Discontents  @ 7.30pm, BRLSI, 16-18 Queen Square, Bath BA1 2HN  

24 North Devon Astronomical Society: Pete Lawrence  Observing the Sun  @ 6pm Black tie Meal 7:30pm Lecture, West Buckland School, BARNSTAPLE, Devon EX32 0SX  

25 DASH (Darsham and Surrounding Hamlets Astronomical Society): Dr Steve Hubbard & Dr Malcolm Brown  History of Galaxies  @ 19:30, Westleton Village Hall IP17 3QA  

27 Northamptonshire Natural History Society (NNHS): Julian Onions  Galaxies – One Gigayear at a Time  @ 7:30pm, The Humfrey Rooms, 10 Castilian Terrace, Northampton NN1 1LD  

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  

1 South Downs Astronomical Society: Prof. Andrew Coates  “Rosetta Mission”  @ 7:30 p.m., South Downs Planetarium & Science Centre, Kingsham Road, Chichester, West Sussex PO19 8RP  

1 Astronomical Society of Edinburgh: Angus Self  Meteorites  @ 20:00, Church Centre, Augustine United Church, 41 George IV Bridge, Edinburgh EH1 1EL  

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  

5 Preseli Astronomy Group: Jim Paterson  The Scotch Mount.  @ 19.00, Letterston Memorial Hall (www.letterstonmemorialhall.co.uk/) SA62 5RY  

6 Stornoway Astronomical Society: Donny Mackay BA, BSc, FBRS  The Outer Solar System (Neptune and Beyond)  @ 07.00 pm, Tarbert Library, Tarbert, Isle of Harris  

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 Ewell Astronomical Society:  Nick Howes kieldr observatory   The Greatest Scope on Earth The story of the most ground-breaking development since Apollo  @ 7.45pm, Nonsuch High School SM3 8AB  

8 William Herschel Society: Dr David Morrison, NASA Ames Research Center  Cosmic Impacts: Protecting Our Planet  @ 7.30pm, BRLSI, 16-18 Queen Square, Bath BA1 2HN  

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  

8 Plymouth Astronomical Society: Dr Ben King, Plymouth University  What's so Anomalous about Anomalous X-ray Pulsars?  @ 7.30pm – 9.30pm, Room 116, Rolle Building, Plymouth University PL4 8AA  

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

9 DASH (Darsham and Surrounding Hamlets Astronomical Society):   Observing Session  @ 19:30, Westleton Common IP17 3QA (If the weather is foul we will meet in The Crown – Check website for details)  

11 Hull & East Riding Astronomical Society: Dr Anne Green (University of Nottingham)  “Looking for Dark Matter”  @ 7.30 pm, Hull and East Riding Sports Club, Chanterlands Avenue North, Hull HU5 4ED  

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  

11 Clydesdale Astronomical Society: Dr Alan Walker  John Braithwaite Memorial Lecture “From Maxwell to Higgs and back again…”  @ 7:30 pm, Bank Hall, Climpy Road, Forth ML11 8BX  

11 Northamptonshire Natural History Society (NNHS): Geoff Mansfield  The Antikythera Mechanism  @ 7:30pm, The Humfrey Rooms, 10 Castilian Terrace, Northampton NN1 1LD  

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.  

20 Wycombe Astronomical Society: Paul Hyde  Radio Astronomy  @ 8pm, Woodrow High House, Cherry Lane, Woodrow, Amersham, Bucks HP7 0QG  

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

23 DASH (Darsham and Surrounding Hamlets Astronomical Society): Dave Murton  Astrophotography  @ 19:30, Westleton Village Hall IP17 3QA  

27 Bedford Astronomical Society: Dave Eagle FRAS  Alan Stern's New Horizons Webinar  @ 20:00, Bedford School MK40 2TU  

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 William Herschel Society: Dame Jocelyn Bell-Burnell FRS  A Celebration of Women in Astronomy  @ 7.30pm, BRLSI, 16-18 Queen Square, Bath BA1 2HN  

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  

5 South Downs Astronomical Society: Guy Hurst  Comets Ancient and Modern”  @ 7:30 p.m., South Downs Planetarium & Science Centre, Kingsham Road, Chichester, West Sussex PO19 8RP  

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

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  

8 Clydesdale Astronomical Society: Member Night/AGM  N/A  @ 7:30 pm, Bank Hall, Climpy Road, Forth ML11 8BX  

8 Northamptonshire Natural History Society (NNHS): Dr Tim Kendall  Star formation, brown dwarfs and exoplanets  @ 7:30pm, The Humfrey Rooms, 10 Castilian Terrace, Northampton NN1 1LD  

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 Ewell Astronomical Society:  Peter Doel Uni college London   The Dark Energy Survey  @ 7.45pm, Nonsuch High School SM3 8AB  

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  

12 Plymouth Astronomical Society: Dr Martin Lavelle, Plymouth University   What's the Matter with Antimatter?  @ 7.30pm – 9.30pm, Tamar Room (402), Babbage Building, Plymouth University PL4 8AA  

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  

16 Macclesfield Astronomical Society: Dr. Clive Dickenson  The Microwave Universe  @ 20:00, Goostrey Village Hall : CW4 8PE   

17 Wycombe Astronomical Society: Nick Howes  A Brief History of Telescopes & the Greatest Scope on Earth  @ 8pm, Woodrow High House, Cherry Lane, Woodrow, Amersham, Bucks HP7 0QG  

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

3 South Downs Astronomical Society: Douglas denny  “About Time”  @ 7:30 p.m., South Downs Planetarium & Science Centre, Kingsham Road, Chichester, West Sussex PO19 8RP  

3 Astronomical Society of Edinburgh: Des Loughney  Rho Cassiopeiae – Superstar  @ 20:00, Church Centre, Augustine United Church, 41 George IV Bridge, Edinburgh EH1 1EL  

10 Ewell Astronomical Society:  Dr. Steve Fossey University of London Observatory  Supernovae and serendipity: The discovery of a thermonuclear supernova in the Cigar Galaxy  @ 7.45pm, Nonsuch High School SM3 8AB  

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

10 Plymouth Astronomical Society: Dr Natasha Stephen, Plymouth University  50 Years of Martian Exploration  @ 7.30pm – 9.30pm, Tamar Room (402), Babbage Building, Plymouth University PL4 8AA  

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

15 Wycombe Astronomical Society: Chris North  To be advised check WAS website  @ 8pm, Woodrow High House, Cherry Lane, Woodrow, Amersham, Bucks HP7 0QG  

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  

14 Scarborough & Ryedale Astronomical Society:   Dalby Starfest 2015  @ 12:00, Dalby Forest, Pickering, North Yorkshire  

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

19 Ewell Astronomical Society: user group  how to use your telescope & roof observing  @ 8.00pm, Nonsuch High School SM3 8AB  

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

19 Wycombe Astronomical Society: No lecturer  BBQ & Perseid Meteor Shower observing  @ 7pm, 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  @ 07.00pm, Grianan Centre, Stornoway  

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

4 South Downs Astronomical Society: Ian Morison  “Southern Skies”  @ 7:30 p.m., South Downs Planetarium & Science Centre, Kingsham Road, Chichester, West Sussex PO19 8RP  

11 Ewell Astronomical Society:  Dr David Evans Fluid Gravity Engineering/ESA  Space junk and re-entry  @ 7.45, Nonsuch High School SM3 8AB  

14 Clydesdale Astronomical Society: Prof Ian Morison  TBA  @ 7:30 pm, Bank Hall, Climpy Road, Forth ML11 8BX  

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.  

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

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  

18 Liverpool Astronomical Society: Presidential Address – 2015/16  Our Amazing Universe  @ 7pm, The Quaker Meeting House, School Lane, Liverpool L1 3BT  

30 Bedford Astronomical Society: Keith Townsend  Curiosity about Mars  @ 20:00, Bedford School MK40 2TU  

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 Library  

9 Ewell Astronomical Society:  Ron + Morris + Louis Ewell Astronomical Society    Everything you wanted to know about Telescopes and Observing  @ 7.45pm, Nonsuch High School SM3 8AB  

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

12 Clydesdale Astronomical Society: Ken MacTaggart  Tales from the Moon  @ 7:30 pm, Bank Hall, Climpy Road, Forth ML11 8BX  

14 Ewell Astronomical Society: user group  how to use your telescope & roof observing  @ 8.00pm, Nonsuch High School SM3 8AB  

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

16 Liverpool Astronomical Society: Mr Jerry Stone, Spaceflight UK  Is Pluto a Planet?  @ 7pm, The Quaker Meeting House, School Lane, Liverpool L1 3BT  

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  

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

24 Liverpool Astronomical Society: Wirral Public Star Party  Liverpool Astronomical Society  @ 7pm, Wirral Country Park & Visitor Centre CH61 0HN  

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  @ 07.00pm, Grianan Centre, Stornoway  

9 Clydesdale Astronomical Society: David Woods  The Gemini Spacecraft: an appreciation on its 50th anniversary  @ 7:30 pm, Bank Hall, Climpy Road, Forth ML11 8BX  

13 Ewell Astronomical Society: Bob Mirza   (title to be confirmed)  @ 7.45pm, Nonsuch High School SM3 8AB  

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  

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

20 Liverpool Astronomical Society: Howard Parkin, AstroManx  Astronomy & Space Travel on the Isle of Man  @ 7pm, The Quaker Meeting House, School Lane, Liverpool L1 3BT  

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  

11 Liverpool Astronomical Society: Society Members  Members Talks & Presentations  @ 7pm, The Quaker Meeting House, School Lane, Liverpool L1 3BT  

14 Clydesdale Astronomical Society: Members Night/Xmas Buffet  TBA  @ 7:30 pm, Bank Hall, Climpy Road, Forth ML11 8BX  

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

16 Ewell Astronomical Society: user group  how to use your telescope & roof observing  @ 8.00 pm, Nonsuch High School SM3 8AB  

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

16 Wycombe Astronomical Society: No lecturer  Christmas Party & Quiz  @ 8pm, Woodrow High House, Cherry Lane, Woodrow, Amersham, Bucks HP7 0QG  

January 2016

11 Clydesdale Astronomical Society:   Astronomy Quiz  @ 7:30 pm, Bank Hall, Climpy Road, Forth ML11 8BX  

15 Liverpool Astronomical Society: Mr Chris North, Cardiff University  The Herschel Space Observatory  @ 7pm, The Quaker Meeting House, School Lane, Liverpool L1 3BT  

February 2016

19 Liverpool Astronomical Society: Dr Chris Copperwheat, Liverpool JMU  Liverpool Telescope II Project  @ 7pm, The Quaker Meeting House, School Lane, Liverpool L1 3BT  

March 2016

18 Liverpool Astronomical Society: Dr David Whitehouse  Astronomy in the Media  @ 7pm, The Quaker Meeting House, School Lane, Liverpool L1 3BT  

19 Liverpool Astronomical Society: Wirral Public Star Party  Liverpool Astronomical Society  @ 7pm, Wirral Country Park & Visitor Centre CH61 0HN