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Hull and East Riding

Astronomical Society

Welcome to HERAS  2019/20


A member of the Federation of Astronomical Societies      

   Latest Updates: November 19th 2019

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Dr. Michael Martin-Smith, former President of HERAS, greets our final speaker for the 2014/15 season,  Dame Jocelyn Bell Burnell.

Professor Brad Gibson, director of the E. A. Milne Centre for Astrophysics at Hull University, speaking to us in 2018.

Prof. Ian Morison, Emeritus Gresham Professor of Astronomy, telling us ‘The Story of Jodrell Bank’ in March 2018


Our Venue

Civic Hall, Cottingham.  See “Find Us”

We meet in the room above the main hall - there is a lift!

Doors open 7:45pm for an 8pm start

Dr. Chris Arridge of Lancaster University, talking about ‘Exploring the Solar System With Robots’ in February 2019.

Peter Rea, of the Cleethorpes Astronomy Society, speaking on “We Choose to Go To The Moon – Personal Recollections Of The First Moon Landing” in September 2019.