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Forthcoming meetings

Speaker Meeting
Date: Friday, May 02, 2014
Time: 19:30
Subject: The Impact of Space Weather on the Earth
Speaker: Dr Chris Davis  (Reading University)
Location: The Mencap Centre, Enborne Road, Newbury
 
Beginners Meeting
Date: Wednesday, May 21, 2014
Time: 19:15
Subject: Observing in the Summer & Our Sun at Maximum?
Location: St. Mary's Church Hall, Greenham
 
Observing Session
No observing sessions currently scheduled in the diary.
 
Special Meeting
No special meetings currently scheduled in the diary.
 

 
 


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The Society was founded in 1981 to provide the Newbury and West Berkshire area of the UK with a focal point for all those interested in astronomy, regardless of age, experience or expertise.

The Society holds regular speaker and beginners meetings from September to June and your annual subscription covers entry to all meetings. If you are not a member, but would like to come along to any meeting you will be most welcome at any meeting. (a nominal charge is made for non-members)

Our Vice President is Dr. Allan Chapman who regularly entertains us with a lecture at our Christmas Dinner.

The Society is a member of the Federation of Astronomical Societies and a registered charity.


Meetings

Speaker meetings
Each month, the society has s a guest speaker, who will talk about their specialised subject, followed by a "what's up" describing the sky that month and sometimes an additional 5-minute talk from a society member on something they have been doing recently. Free refreshments are available during the interval.
Note: if you have something that you would like to talk about in the 5-minute slot, please contact a committee member.

Meeting Details:
The meetings are held on the first Friday of each month from September to June and start at 7.30pm. See programme for dates and talk information .

The meetings are held at the United Reformed Church Hall, Pembroke Street (off West Street) in Newbury.
Parking available in several nearby car parks. See Map for details or click here for an interactive map.
Please note that car parks are pay & display and are monitored 24 hours a day.


Beginner's meetings

Beginner's meetings are open to all ages and abilities. Come along and hear about what's going on in the sky that month and an astronomy talk in layman's terms. Free refreshments are available during the interval and if the sky is clear we will take telescopes outside for observing.

Meeting Details:
The meetings are held on the third Wednesday of each month from September to May, start at 7.15pm and end at 9pm. See programme for dates and talk information.

Beginners meetings are held in St. Mary's Church Hall, Greenham
Post code: RG19 8RZ

Free parking on site. Click here for map


Observing sessions

The Society also holds occasional observing evenings at local dark sites. See the meetings page for dates as they are announced.

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Graphics based on designs by Adrian West.

The site is maintained by Paul Thompson and members of the Society committee.
The Society is a member of the Federation of Astronomical Societies and a registered charity.

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