Planned Gatherings

We hold regular monthly meetings for informal chats about astronomy (and occasionally other things!) on the last Thursday of the month. We usually stroll up to the New Inn to finish the evening’s discussion. Meetings are outlined below and also available via Meetup

All with an interest in astronomy are welcome from beginners to old hands.

Date Time Meeting/Activity Location Audience
29th Mar 2018 19:30 Monthly meeting. Andy Burns talking about wide angle astrophotography;  Percy Community Centre Members and prospective members
26th April 2018 19:30 Monthly meeting. Pete Richardson talking about telescope astrophotogrpahy; Percy Community Centre Members and prospective members
31st May 2018 19:30 Postponed due to car troubles – Monthly meeting. Simon Holbeche talking about getting into Solar Observing. Percy Community Centre, New King Street Members and prospective members
28th June 2018 19:30 Monthly meeting. Simon Holbeche talking about getting into Solar Observing. Also looking forward to the skies in the month ahead Percy Community Centre, New King Street Members and prospective members
Summer Break
27th September 2018 19:30 Monthly meeting. Autumn & Winter night sky / Rough guide to celestial with Charles Draper and Simon Holbeche Percy Community Centre, New King Street Members and prospective members
25th October 2018 19:30 Monthly meeting. Measuring the Universe with Abi Chown Percy Community Centre, New King Street Members and prospective members
29th November 2018 19:30 Monthly meeting. Making Rainbows. Beginner’s guide to spectroscopy with Hugh Allen Percy Community Centre, New King Street Members and prospective members
31st January 2019 19:30 Monthly meeting. Telescope Techniques and Tuning with Simon Holbeche Percy Community Centre, New King Street Members and prospective members
28th February 2019 19:30 Monthly meeting. Spring night sky / Messier Madness with Charles Draper and Simon Holbeche Percy Community Centre, New King Street Members and prospective members
28th March 2019 19:30 Monthly meeting. Back garden radio astronomy Percy Community Centre, New King Street Members and prospective members
25th April 2019 19:30 Monthly meeting. Observing comets and meteors Percy Community Centre, New King Street Members and prospective members