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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 2017

January 25
February 22
March 22
April 26
May 24
June 28
July 26
No Informal meeting in August
September 27
October 25
November 22
No Informal meeting in December


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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 2017

January 11th

Members' Annual General Meeting

February 8th

"How old is the Universe and is there still a future for Time?"
David Leyshon - LAS President

March 8th

"What is Life - and would we know it if we saw it?"
 Dr. Terry Kee from University of Leeds

April 12th

"Monster Magnets, Stellar Birth Control"
Dr. Sven Loo from University of Leeds

May 10th

"Magnetospheric and Auroral Dynamics in the Solar System"
Dr. Sarah Badman from University of Lancaster

June 14th

"Lunatic Astronomy"
Andy Lound

July 12th

"The Climatic Role of the Sun as a Variable Star"
Prof. Edward Hanna from University of Sheffield


No meeting

September 13th

"Triumphs of Voyager (Part 1) - Journey to Jupiter, Splendours of Saturn"
Paul Money

October 11th

"The Middlesbrough Meteorite"
Martin Lunn

November 8th

"Extreme Life"
Dr. Lorna Dougan from University of Leeds

December 13th

President's Evening and the Annual Quiz

 January 10th 2018

Members' Annual General Meeting

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