Programme for 2023/24

Sep 6, 2023Roger O’Brien
HAG President
The SpaceX Starship
Oct 11, 2023Richard Goodrich
Historian and author
How the 1910 Return of Halley’s Comet (Almost)
Destroyed Civilization
An event for World Space Week
Nov 8, 2023UH Astronomy StudentsVarious topics
Dec 13, 2023Rodney Buckland
Open University
Remote and Robotic Telescopes
Jan 10, 2024David Arditti
President, BAA
Astronomers’ Tools: Choosing the right telescope
Feb 14, 2024Alan Davies
University of Hertfordshire
Rainbows and Atmospheric Phenomena
Mar 13, 2024Ruth Gregory
Head of Physics,
King’s College
Beyond Einstein and Modifying Gravity
An event for British Science Week
Apr 10, 2024Jerry Stone
Spaceflight UK
The Development of Island Zero – Space Habitats
Celebrating Yuri’s Night
May 8, 2024Ian Morison
Jodrell Bank (Retd.)
Our Island Universe – the Milky Way
Jun 12, 2024Andrew Coates
Life on Mars / Habitability of Jupiter’s moons

Whether you are an experienced astronomer or just starting to take an interest in the night sky,
then join us on the 2nd Wednesday of each month, except July and August.
Note that the September meeting is on the first Wednesday.

We meet at The Lindop Building, University of Hertfordshire, College Lane, Hatfield AL10 9AA
Doors open 7:30pm. Meetings start at 8:00pm

Membership is just £10 per year, and is calculated pro-rata.
Visitors are charged £2 per meeting. Under-18s and full-time students can attend for FREE.
Under-16s must be accompanied by an adult.
Members may also attend meetings of the HAG Astrophotography Section at no charge.
For more information, visit the website or write to
Affiliated to the Federation of Astronomical Societies

Jerry Stone FBIS FRAS
Freelance Space Presenter
Spaceflight UK
Hertford Astronomy Group
Programme Secretary & Publicity Officer