Season 2016 - 2017





 
  14.12.17 -- Thu --  Christmas Dinner -- 7:00pm for 7:30pm -- The Mayflower

  23.11.17 -- Thu --  To be arranged

    9.11.17 -- Thu -- Mike Frost -- J Horrocks, S Foster, N Nye -- A Detective Story

  26.10.17 -- Thu -- Dr Katherine Inskip -- Exploration of Mars

  12.10.17 -- Thu -- Dr Nick Hewitt -- Presidential Address -- Subject to be announced

  28.09.17 -- Thu  -- Dr Justyn Maund -- Supernovae

  14.09.17 --  Thu -- Katie Tehrani -- The life cycle of a massive star

  30.09.17 -- Sat -- Stargazing session Austerfield time unknown yet

  24.08.17 -- Thu -- Colin Maskill -- Colin's Annual Astronomy Quiz

  19.08.17 -- Sat -- Auckley Show -- Auckley -- 10.30am to 5:00pm -- be there for 9:30am

  10.08.17 -- Thu -- Jost Migenda -- A big detector for big questions

 27.07.17 -- Thu -- Dr James Mullaney -- The Future of the Universe
 
  13.07.17 -- Thu -- Dr Michael Martin-Smith -- The life and work of Charles Messier

   9.07.17 -- Sun -- Town Field Gala -- Town Field -- Noon to 5:00pm. Setting up from 10:00am

 01.07.17 -- Sat -- Misterton Gala -- Noon to 5.00pm.

 22.06.17 -- Thu -- Martin Lunn MBE  FRAS -- Anglo-Saxon Astronomy

 08.06.17 -- Thu -- Bill Hughes -- Urban Astronomy

 25.05.17 -- Thu -- Prof. Davide Costanzo -- Search for the dark side of matter at the Large Hadron Collider

 11.05.17 -- Thu -- Prof. Simon Goodwin -- Terraforming Mars  

01.05.17 -- Mon -- Mayflower Day -- 11:00am to 4:00pm -- An Open Day at Austerfield for Solar observing  

 27.04.17 -- Thu -- Prof. Brad Gibson -- Build a Universe inside a Computer

13.04.17 -- Thu --  Annual General Meeting (Members only please)

23.03.17 -- Thu -- Dr Gareth Few -- What Atoms tell us about Galaxies

22.03.17 -- Wed --Stargazing Austerfield Guides 7.30 - 9.00 -- 143

16.03.17 -- Thu -- Committee Meeting -- Strawberry Island -- 8:15pm

14.03.17 -- Tues -- Stargazing session Austerfield 7.30 - 9.00pm--223

 9.03.17 -- Thu -- Bill Leatherbarrow -- The Practical side of observing the Moon

24.02.17 -- Fri -- Stargazing Austerfield cubs  6.30-8.00-- 123

23.02.17-- Thu -- Prof. Edward Hanna -- The Climatic fate of the Sun as a Variable Star 

14.02.17 -- Tues -- Stargazing Austerfield Scouts. 6.00-8.00 -- 253

13.02.17 -- Mon -- Stargazing Austerfield Scouts. 6.00-8.00 -- 283

 9.02.17 -- Thu -- Robin Hodges and Max Freier on Cloud Watching and Astrophotography

 08.02.17 -- Wed -- Stargazing Austerfield scouts  7.15-9.00pm --143

 06.02.17 -- Mon -- Stargazing Austerfield Guides  6.15-8.15. --113

 31.01.17 -- Tues --Stargazing Austerfield Brownies 6.00-7.30 -- 203

  26.01.17 --  Thu -- John Baruch -- Creationism -- A Challenge to Science

 18.01.17 --Wed--Stargazing Austerfield cubs  6.30--8.00 --  233

 12.01.17 -- Thu -- Phil Snowden -- Robert Hooke -- Physicist and Microbiologist

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15.12.16 -- Thu -- Committee Meeting -- Strawberry Island -- 8:15pm

 8.12.16 -- Thu -- Christmas Dinner -- 7:00pm for 7:30pm -- The Mayflower

 1.12.16 - Thur -- Star gazing for a Doncaster school 6.30-8.30-- 213

24.11.16 -- Thu -- Clive Tadhunter -- Looking back in time with the Hubble Space Telescope

24.11.16 --  Thu -- Stargazing Austerfield cubs 6.30-8.00 123

22.11.16 -- Tues --Stargazing Austerfield cubs  6.00-8.00  193

14.11.16 -- Mon-- Stargazing Austerfield Brownies 6,30-7,30  213

10.11.16 -- Thu -- Colin Steele -- A Day on Each Planet

28.10.16 -- Fri -- Stargazing -- Scout group 7.00pm Austerfield--233

27.10.16 -- Thu -- Rod Hine -- Exploring Mars

20.10.16 -- Thu -- Committee Meeting -- Strawberry Island -- 8:15pm

13.10.16 -- Thu -- Peter Lloyd -- A study of the Moon

22.09.16 -- Thu -- Brian Joynes -- Autumn Skies 

  8.09.16 -- Thu -- David Sellers --  William Gascoigne (1612-44) & the Renaissance of Astronomy

25.08.16 -- Thu -- Colin Maskill -- Presents an Astronomical Quiz

20.08.16 -- Sat -- Auckley Show -- Auckley -- we must be on site by 9:30am 

12.08.16 -- Fri --  Perseid Meteor Watch -- Austerfield

11.08.16 -- Thu -- James Lees (York University) -- The Fringes of our Current Understanding of Space

  4.08.16 -- Thu -- Committee Meeting -- Strawberry Island -- 8:15pm

28.07.16 -- Thu -- Dave Hardware -- Solar Observing and Sun Dials 

17.07.16 -- Sun -- Town Field Gala -- Town Field --Noon to 5:00pm. Setting up from 10:00am

14.07.16 -- Thu -- Tony Morris -- Astrophotography

 9.07.16 -- Sat -- Wroot Feast -- Wroot, DN9 2BT -- Starts at Noon but we need to be there for 10:00am

  6.07.16 -- Wed -- Stargazing for St. Francis Xavier school -- Austerfield -- 273

  5.07.16 -- Tue -- Stargazing for St. Francis Xavier school -- Austerfield -- 273 

30.06.16 -- Thur -- Dore school -Class 3 - Stargazing -- Austerfield -- 313

29.06.16 -- Wed -- Dore school - Class 2 - Stargazing -- Austerfield -- 113

28.06.16 -- Tues -- Dore school - Class 1 - Stargazing -- Austerfield -- 323

23.06.16 -- Thu -- Mike Frost -- Jeremiah Horrocks - a very curious astronomer

16.06.16 -- Thur -- Hill House stargazing -- Austerfield -- 513

13.06.16 -- Mon -- Windhill Primary, Year 4 stargazing -- Austerfield -- 253

10.06.16 -- Fri -- Toll Bar stargazing--Austerfield -- 193 

09.06.16 -- Thur -- Haxey School,  Year 5 stargazing -- Austerfield  283

  9.06.16 -- Thu -- Brian Joynes  -- Building the Observatory and what we show school visitors to Austerfield

07.06.06 --Tues -- Stargazing for Our Lady Of Perpetual Help school -- Austerfield -- 153

04.06.16 -- Sat -- Yorkshire's Nature Festival -- With Solar Observing -- we need to be there for a 10:30am start -- Potteric Carr

  2.06.16 -- Thu -- Committee Meeting -- Strawberry Island Boat Club -- 8:15pm

26.05.16 -- Thu -- Dr Susan Cartwright (Sheffield Uni.) -- One Hundred Years of Relativity

25.05.16 -- Wed -- Bentley High St school Stargazing -- Austerfield -- 223

24.05.16 -- Tues -- Bentley High St school Stargazing -- Austerfield -- 253

17.05.16 -- Tues -- Stargazing for Bessacarr Primary -- Austerfield -- 583

12.05.16 -- Thu -- John Timmins FRAS -- How to improve your telescope

  9.05.16 -- Mon -- The planet Mercury transits the face of the Sun today from noon to 7:30pm. We will be photographing it in Ha and white light.                                   

30.04.16 -- Sat -- Tour de Yorkshire Cycle Race -- passing Observatory, Women's Race - 11:37am, Men's - 5:05pm, to finish in Doncaster
                                 And Austerfield Field Study Centre Open Day -- We start at 10:00am

28.04.16 -- Thu -- Chris Arridge(Lancaster Uni.) -- Plumes of Enceladus

21.04.16 -- Thu -- Committee Meeting -- Strawberry Island Boat Club -- 8:15pm

14.04.16 -- Thu -- Annual General Meeting -- All members are welcome, but only members please

24.03.16 -- Thu -- Kevin Kilburn (Manchester AS) -- Forgotten Star Atlas

17.03.16 -- Thu -- DAS Committee Meeting -- Strawberry Island -- 8:15pm

10.03.16 -- Thu -- Stuart Littlefair (Sheffield Uni.) -- Aurorae of Jupiter

25.02.16 -- Thu -- Prof. Chris Done -- (Durham Uni) -- God in the Universe

18.02.16 -- Thu -- Hayfield Moon Night -- Austerfield -- 7:30pm -- This is a backup in case it's cloudy the night before --  ---

17.02.16 -- Wed -- Hayfield Moon Night -- Austerfield -- 7:30pm -- We need some members' telescopes too please on tables in the field -- rain all day and night, so the evening was cancelled

11.02 16 -- Thu -- Roger Eccleston (Vice Chancellor Sheffield Hallam Uni.) -- Big, Little and all .....

28.01.16 -- Thu -- Stuart Muldrew (Leicester Uni) -- How to build a Universe

19.01.16 -- Tues -- DAS Committee Meeting -- Strawberry Island -- 8:15pm

14.01.16 -- Thu -- Julian Onions(Nottingham Uni.) -- Aperture Fever
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