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Hull and East Riding

Astronomical Society

Next Meeting - Monday 10th September 2018



A lecture by by Rod Hine, MA (Cantab) MIEE MBCS. The title is “George Ellery Hale and the Golden Age of USA Astronomy”



It will be held at 7.30 pm at our usual venue, the Hull and East Riding Sports Club, Chanterlands Avenue North, Hull  HU5 4ED.


Trip to the National Space Centre, in Leicester

Our sister society, Brough Astronomy, is organising a coach trip to the National Space Centre on Wednesday 8th August. The cost will be £26 to include admission and the coach journey. If you are interested in joining us, please contact the HERAS secretary, Helen - click here: secretary@heras.org.uk



Rosse Observatory “SUN day” event - June 24th


There will be talks about our Star, telescopes with solar filters observing the Sun in real time, buying and making solar telescopes to take away to observe the sun yourself safely after the event, making rockets and finding out how our Star rules the Solar System, and other activities for both children and adults.

















The 'SUN'day’ event will take place at the Rosse Observatory, Carleton Rd, Pontefract, WF8 3RJ, 24th June 2018 between 11am and 4pm and everyone is welcome.


Special Request

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Available NOW…. Our Gallery page!


By popular request, we have added a gallery page to our website, to showcase images taken by members of the society. If you want to have your own section send an email to Brian Davies and they will be incorporated soon afterwards. New images added in May 2018.


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