2020-2021 Lectures

We offer three official meetings each month, on the 1st, 2nd & 3rd Tuesday of every month.
 
 Workshop/Introduction,      Social evening,      & Main Lecture(Guest Speaker)

All meetings start at 20:00 and last approximately 90 minutes.

Venues

  • Tuesday, 16th June 2020.

Dr Geoffrey Evatt (University of Manchester) will be speaking on 'The Lost Meteorites of Antarctica (www.ukantarcticmeteorites.com)'

ONLINE TBC at 8:00 PM

  • Tuesday, 21st July 2020.

Tom McNally (Imperial College, London) will be speaking on 'Extremophiles: Cold and Hungry'

Goostrey Village Hall CW4 8PE at 8:00 PM

  • Tuesday, 18th August 2020.

ANNUAL SUMMER EXHIBITION

Goostrey Village Hall CW4 8PE at 8:00 PM

  • Tuesday, 15th September 2020.

Dr Manish Patel (Open University) will be speaking on 'Exploring Mars with the ExoMars Trace Gas Orbiter and Rover'

Goostrey Village Hall CW4 8PE at 8:00 PM

  • Tuesday, 20th October 2020.

ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING - Members only

Goostrey Village Hall, CW4 8PE at 8:00 PM

  • Tuesday, 17th November 2020.

Mr Stuart Atkinson (Eddington Astronomical Society) will be speaking on 'Rovers on Mars, The Incredible Journeys of Spirit and Opportunity'

Goostrey Village Hall, CW4 8PE at 8:00 PM

  • Tuesday, 15th December 2020.

Dr Robin Catchpole (Institute of Astronomy, University of Cambridge) will be speaking on 'The Frontiers of Astronomy'

Goostrey Village Hall CW4 8PE at 8:00 PM

  • Saturday, 9th January 2021.

Dr Allan Chapman (Wadham College, Oxford) will be speaking on 'TBC'

Calvary Church, Merebrook Rd, Macclesfield at 8:00 PM

  • Tuesday, 16th February 2021.

Dr Steve Hurley (Macclesfield Astronomical Society) will be speaking on 'The planet Venus'

Goostrey Village Hall CW4 8PE at 8:00 PM

  • Tuesday, 16th March 2021.

Professor Robert Walsh (University of Central Lancashire) will be speaking on 'Living near a star; new encounters with our Sun'

Goostrey Village Hall CW4 8PE at 8:00 PM

  • Tuesday, 20th April 2021.

Professor Rob Jeffries (Keele University) will be speaking on 'Gaia - the billion star mapping machine'

Goostrey Village Hall CW4 8PE at 8:00 PM

  • Tuesday, 18th May 2021.

Peter Williamson FRAS (BBC Radio Shropshire, Eye on the Sky) will be speaking on 'TBC'

Goostrey Village Hall CW4 8PE at 8:00 PM

  • Tuesday, 15th June 2021.

Rod Woodcock (The British Interplanetary Society) will be speaking on 'TBC'

Goostrey Village Hall CW4 8PE at 8:00 PM

  • Tuesday, 20th July 2021.

Dr Ziri Younsi (University College London) will be speaking on ' Black holes:past, present and future'

Goostrey Village Hall CW4 8PE at 8:00 PM

  • Tuesday, 17th August 2021.

ANNUAL SUMMER EXHIBITION

Goostrey Village Hall CW4 8PE at 8:00 PM

  • Tuesday, 21st September 2021.

Dr Brooke Simmons (University of Lancaster) will be speaking on 'tbc'

Goostrey Village Hall CW4 8PE at 8:00 PM

  • Tuesday, 16th November 2021.

Steve Warbis (Macclesfield Astronomical Society) will be speaking on 'TBC'

Goostrey Village Hall CW4 8PE at 8:00 PM

  • Tuesday, 21st December 2021.

Dr Julie Wardlow (University of Lancaster) will be speaking on 'A hidden side to the Universe: unveiling distant starbursts'

Goostrey Village Hall CW4 8PE at 8:00 PM

Observing

Local observing sessions
We hold regular observing and imaging sessions at dark-sky sites across Macclesfield.

starparty

Weekend field trips
Learn more about our observing field trips where we observe the night sky in all its glory.

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