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Hull and East Riding

Astronomical Society

Programme of Lectures 2019/20


All lectures take place at the Civic Centre in Cottingham.   

 Click here to see the map

We meet in the room above the main hall: there is a lift.

Same entrance as the main hall, and doors open 7:45pm for an 8pm start

Monday 9th September 2019  

“We Choose to Go To The Moon – Personal Recollections Of The First Moon Landing”

by Peter Rea (Cleethorpes AS)  For extra information/links click here


Monday 14th October 2019  

“Class IV (Rare) Meteor Showers”

by Dr Ray Taylor


Monday 11th November 2019

“The beauty and violence of the sun”

by Hazel Collette (York AS)


Monday 9th December 2019

“Wonders of the Universe – A TripAdvisor Top 10 Countdown”

by Prof Brad Gibson (University of Hull)


Monday 20th January 2020              (NB: the 3rd Monday not the 2nd as usual)

“Lunar Rocks: 50 Years of Science”

By Samantha Bell, Research Student, University of Manchester


Monday 10th February 2020

"How The Environment Shapes The Evolution Of Galaxies"

by Claire Cashmore (University of Hull)


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Saturday 7th March 2020

HERAS proudly Hosts the British Astronomical Association’s

“Back to Basics” Workshop

Full details: www.britastro.org/meetings

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Monday 9th March 2020

“The Earth and Atmosphere from Space”

By Dr. Anna Hogg (University of Leeds)


Monday 20th April 2020                  (NB: 13th April is Easter Monday)

“Triumphs of Voyager, Part Two”

by Paul Money FRAS FBIS


Monday 11th  May 2020   

“The Solar System - Leftovers”

By Tim Old, HERAS/BLAS member


Monday 8th June 2019  

Annual General Meeting




For further details please contact the secretary, Helen - click here: secretary@heras.org.uk