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Quaker Meeting House, Carlton Hill
188 Woodhouse Lane, LS2 9DX

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We also participate in various public activities either in collaboration with other groups in Leeds or by organising observing evenings during the year. If you would like to know more please click here.

Informal Meetings 2015

January 28th
February 25th
March 25th
April 22nd
May 27th
June 24th
July 22nd
August 26th
September 23rd
October 28th
November 25th


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By tradition meetings are held on the second Wednesday of each month; the theme is normally a lecture or presentation on a particular astronomical topic given by guest speakers or society members.

Meetings of an informal nature, where members have the opportunity to show something about their interests (slides, videos, instruments, observations, etc.) occur two weeks later, also on a Wednesday.

The venue is the Quaker Meeting House. Doors open at 7.00pm and meetings end between 9.30 and 10pm.

Formal Meetings 2015

January 14th

Members' Annual General Meeting

February 11th

Geological history of the moon from sample analysis
Dr. Katherine Joy (M/C)

March 11th

Circumstellar discs and planet formation
Dr. Claire Davies (Dundee)

April 8th

Gravitational lensing
James Nightingale (Nottingham PhD)

May 13th

Massive stars or star forming galaxies. title TBC.
Prof. Paul Crowther (Sheffield)

June 10th

Professor Sam Falle (Leeds)

July 8th

The light speed barrier
Dr. Mike Evans (Leeds)

August 12th

No meeting

September 9th

Diving for WIMPS - neutrino astrophysics and the ANTARES project
Dr. Lee Thompson (Sheffield)

October 14th

Is there life out there?
Dr John Baruch (Bradford University)

November 11th

Beyond the Messiers; A Look At Galaxy Superclusters
Gain Lee - Huddersfield AS

December 9th

President's Evening

 January 13th 2016


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