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MKAS programme

MKAS programme

Venue-hosted meetings are held at Rectory Cottages, Church Green Road, Bletchley, Milton Keynes MK3 6BJ on alternate Fridays, starting at 8.00 pm unless otherwise stated.
Virtual meetings are held on Zoom as announced on the website. Participants must apply to for login details. 

Astrodome: Our Director of Observation highlights astronomical events occurring in our skies. We also feature previous observations members have recorded either visually or in images

PROGRAMME January 2024 to December 2024

DatesType of Meeting,   Speaker(if any)
14/06/2024TALK by: Pierre Girard Honorary Member and past Chair of
MKAS - The Sun’s Twin

TALK by: Mary McIntyre FRAS and Sky at Night magazine author
2021 recipient of BAA Sir Patrick Moore Prize for contributions to
astronomy outreach - Constellations from Mythology to Modern

26/07/2024Short Talks and/or Retro-Astronomy by Members
23/08/2024Astronomers’ Questions Time
13/09/2024Astronomy for Everyone (provisional) Dependent upon March Event
20/09/2024TALK via Zoom by: Ollie Taylor. International award winning
Landscape & Night Sky Astrophotographer and a regular
contributor to ESA website, articles, and media - Wide field
Astrophotography Part 2
4 Oct to 7 OctShropshire Weekend or Astrodome at Rectory Cottages
01/11/2024Richard Lambert Memorial Lecture Presented by Dr Mathew
Bothwell Public Astronomer to Cambridge University - The latest
findings from the James Webb Space Telescope
20/12/2024Christmas Social


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