Meetings List for 2017

All Lectures to be held at Eccleshill Library, Bolton Road, Bradford, BD2 4SR at 7.30pm

2017 DATE Firm Booking
1 9th Jan AGM & DVD if time permits
2 23rd Jan Robert Williams – Huddersfield A.S. – “Stargazing, South Africa Style”
3 6th Feb Gerard Austin – H Lehman & Co – “Care & Maintenance of your DSLR Camera”
4 20th Feb BAS Members’ Evening – Titles to be advised
5 6th March Richard Turner – Harrogate A.S. – “Origin of Life”
6 20th March James Lees – University of York – “Space – It Gets Weird”
7 3rd April Ray Taylor- Hull & East Riding A.S. – “Things That Go Flash in the Night” (Meteor Videography)
8 24th April Paul Money FRAS FBIS – “Triumphs of Voyager – Part 1″
9 8th May Peter Rea – “Apollo 16 The Highlands of Descartes-Cayley” This talk will include a selection of 3D anaglyphs (glasses will be provided).
10 22nd May Andrew Lound – “Out of the Darkness – Pluto and the Outer Worlds”
11 5th June Rod Hine – Bradford A.S. – “Life & Work of Edward Emerson Barnard”
12 19th June Solar Observing Night
13 3rd July Dr Michael Martin-Smith – Hull & East Riding A.S. – “Life & Work of Charles Messier”
14 17th July Martin Whipp – “John Wall – Inventions & Instruments”
15 31st July Roy Gunson – Swinton & Mexborough A.S. – “A King of Infinite Space”
16 14th Aug Practical session – Rod Hine
17 4th Sept Gerard Gilligan – SHA – “William Lassell 1799-1880, Telescopes, Planets & Drinking Beer”
18 18th Sept Martin Lunn MBE FRAS – “Women Astronomers”
19 2nd Oct Paul Money – “Triumphs of Voyager – Part 2″
20 16th Oct An Evening of Cosmology, hosted by Mr John Waterhouse
21 30th Oct Andrew Lound – “The War of the Worlds – The History of an Invasion”
22 6th Nov Prof John Brown, Astronomer Royal for Scotland – topic TBA (Note DATE – not fortnightly!)
23 27th Nov Under negotiation
24 11th Dec Chairman’s Evening – Christmas Quiz & Raffle Draw

For any further information please ring Hilary on 01274 672570 or Rod on 01274 583210

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