New Deal for non-members:
If you can’t attend all of the meetings during the year you might not want a full membership. From this year you can pay-as-you-go to attend all of our meetings. The cost is £3 which is payable on the night or you can use Eventbrite to book your ticket (Small booking fee applies). Just go to the Eventbrite website here and search for ADAS to get a full list of our meetings.
Diary of meetings
At each meeting of the society we have an event such as sky viewing, show and tell, what’s visible at the present time or a presentation from a guest speaker. The speakers may be from within ADAS or they are invited guest speakers from other societies or astronomy related establishments.
Here is a list of the events for the 2016/17 year:
2nd September 2016
7th October 2016
Speaker: Prof Philippa Browning Jodrell Bank Centre for Astrophysics
Subject… “Solar flares and space weather”.
Dr Megan Argo of Jodrel Bank
Subject… “The Modern Universe”.
Speaker: Rodger King, ADAS
Subject… “Astrophotography” modern way Part 2
Presentation available for download : Getting started with AstroPhotography II
President of the British Astronomical Association, Dr Jeremy Shears
Subject … Harold Knox-Shaw & the Helwan Observatory
Dr Rene Breton, University of Manchester
Subject … Einstein’s Relativity: Tested to the Limit with Pulsars
Dr Stacey Habergham, Liverpool John Moore’s University
Subject … Exploring the Universe with Exploding Stars
Roger Brown, Salford Astronomical Society
Subject … Kids in Space
Chris Reed, Altrincham and District Astronomical Society
Subject … Moons of the Solar System
Subject … TBA