Events

LYRA Programme and Local Events 2017 – All talks will commence at 7.30pm in the Coach House Room at Parkhill Hotel, Oulton (unless otherwise stated)

All Talks £2.50 For Non Members

January 10th – AGM followed by a short talk by Dr. Leonard Brundle

January 24th – LYRA Observing/Practical night at Barn Car Park, Parkhill Hotel from 7.30pm

February 14th – Talk by Andrew Robertson “Telescopes – Choice, Use and Maintenance”

February 28th – LYRA Observing/Practical night at Barn Car Park, Parkhill Hotel from 7.30pm

March 14th – Talk by Nick Hewitt, BAA, “Exploring the Shapes of Planetary Nebulae”

March 28th – LYRA Observing/Practical night at Barn Car Park, Parkhill Hotel from 7.30pm

April 11th – Talk by Dan Self “Where Air Ends and Space Begins”

April 25th – LYRA Observing/Practical night at Barn Car Park, Parkhill Hotel from 7.30pm

May 9th – Talk by Matthew Bothwell, Kavli Institute for Cosmology, Cambridge. “Monsters in the Dark – Hunting for the Universes’ most Extreme Galaxies

May 23rd – LYRA Observing/Practical night at Barn Car Park, Parkhill Hotel from 7.30pm

June 13th – Talk by Michael Willis, e2v, Chelmsford. “Cameras for Spacecraft”

June 27th – LYRA Observing/Practical night at Barn Car Park, Parkhill Hotel from 7.30pm

July 11th – Talk by Sarah Bosman, Kavil Institute for Cosmology, Cambridge “Cosmology After The First Five Minutes

July 25th – LYRA Observing/Practical night at Barn Car Park, Parkhill Hotel from 7.30pm

Aug 8th – Summer Social Evening, Hog Roast and Trimmings at Parkhill Hotel

Sept 12th – Talk by Nick Vermulen on Solar Observing, Imaging and Processing

Sept 26th- LYRA Observing/Practical night at Barn Car Park, Parkhill Hotel from 7:30pm

Oct 10th – Talk by Claire Nichols on Meteor’s

Oct 24th – LYRA Observing/Practical night at Barn Car Park, Parkhill Hotel from 7:30pm

Nov 14th – Talk by Nikku Madhusudhan Exo Planets latest news

Nov 28th – LYRA Observing/Practical night at Barn Car Park, Parkhill Hotel from 7:30pm

Dec 12th – LYRA Christmas Dinner

Further Events will be updated

Other Astronomy Events for 2017

Saturday 25 March Brecklands AS Star Party Public Night at Haw Wood www.hawwoodfarm.co.uk

Saturday 22nd April Kelling Heath Spring Star Party Main Day www.kellingheath.co.uk

And Society for History of Astronomy meeting at Cambridge IoA www.ast.cam.ac.uk

Saturday 3 June Webb Deep Sky Society meeting at Cambridge IoA

Saturday 23 September Kelling Heath Autumn Star Party

Saturday 14 October Brecklands AS Star Party Public Night at Haw Wood

Please check date, time and location before travelling in case of changes. More events may be displayed as we get further information.