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Hull and East Riding

Astronomical Society

Programme of Lectures 2024/2025

All lectures take place at the Civic Centre in Cottingham.   

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We meet in the room above the main hall: there is a lift.

Same entrance as the main hall, and doors open 7:15pm for a 7:30pm start.

The September 2024 Meeting is no longer taking place - it has moved to July 2025


Monday   21st  October 2024                           Please note that this is the third Monday

‘Satellite Monitoring of Our Hazardous Planet’

by Prof. Tim Wright (University of Leeds)

Monday   11th November 2024      

‘Skylab – NASA’s forgotten triumph’

by John Dunthorne  (Cleethorpes and District Astronomical Society)

Monday   9th December 2024     

Title to follow

by Dr Chris Arridge   (Lancaster University)

Monday   13th January 2025

‘Planet Formation/Exoplanets’ - exact title to be confirmed

by Dr Richard Booth (University of Leeds)

Monday 10th February 2025   

The Moon - exact title to be confirmed

by Dave Armeson, York Astronomical Society

Monday 10th March 2025   

‘First Steps in Amateur Radio Astronomy’

by Rod Hine MA (Cantab) MIEE MBCS (Bradford Astronomical Society)

Monday    14th April 2025                                       (Easter Monday is 21st April in 2025)  

Part two of the James Webb Space Telescope story - exact title to be confirmed

by Tim Old (HERAS/BLAS member)


Monday    12th May 2025    

‘The Solar Cycle and Carrington’s Solar Event’

by Neil Waby and John Chapman-Smith, Solar Director and Former Solar Director of the                                                                Society for Popular Astronomy (SPA)

Monday    9th June 2025

Title to follow

by Prof. Brad Gibson (University of Keele)

Monday    14th July 2025        AGM

Plus an update on the year’s activities…

by members of East Riding Astronomers (ERA) and Brough Astronomy (BLAS)


The July meeting includes our Annual General Meeting