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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 webmaster@mkas.org.uk 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
Dates,   Type of Meeting,   Speaker(if any)

23/02/2024    Astroquiz 2024 Quiz Master Mark Hurn
08/03/2024    Astrodome
15/03/2024    Stargazing for Everyone
22/03/2024    TALK via Zoom by : Martin Lunn MBE, FRAS - The Spring Sky
05/04/2024    Astrodome
19/04/2024    Astro Oscars
03/05/2024    Astrodome
17/05/2024    TALK by: Dave Eagle FRAS, BSc (Hons), PGCE - Piazzi Smyth Part 2
31/05/2024    Astrodome
14/06/2024    TALK by: Pierre Girard Honorary Member and past Chair of MKAS - The Sun’s Twin
28/06/2024    Astrodome
12/07/2024    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 Day
26/07/2024    Short Talks and/or Retro-Astronomy by Members
09/08/2024    Astrodome
23/08/2024    Astronomers’ Questions Time
06/09/2024    Astrodome
13/09/2024    Astronomy for Everyone (provisional) Dependent upon March Event
20/09/2024    TALK 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 Oct    Shropshire Weekend or Astrodome at Rectory Cottages (provisional)
18/10/2024    Astrodome
01/11/2024    Richard Lambert Memorial Lecture Presented by Dr Mathew Bothwell Public Astronomer to Cambridge University - The latest findings from the James Webb Space Telescope
15/11/2024    Astrodome
29/11/2024    AGM
13/12/2024    Astrodome
20/12/2024    Christmas Social

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