Monthly Meetings 2018-2019

The following are the dates of this season's monthly meetings, with details of speakers. As usual, all meetings are on Friday evenings, starting at 7.15 p.m. for a 7.30 pm start. will be held at the Planetarium, Wynyard Woodland Park, just outside Stockton, off the A177 Durham Road, until further notice.

# Amateur talk

## Academic subject, but“not too technical“ presentation

14 September

“The Middlesbrough Meteorite” by Martin Lunn MBE FRAS

12 October

“Black Holes' Last Tango“ by Prof. Ruth Gregory of Durham University

9 November

“Space − It Gets Weird” by James Lees

14 December

“Building an Instrument for the Largest Telescope on the Planet” by Prof. Simon Morris of Durham University

11 January 2019

“Astrophotography for Beginners” by Dr. Jürgen Schmoll, Chairman of CaDAS

8 February

“Building an Observatory” by Dave Lewis of CaDAS

8 March

“The Dark Side of the Universe“ by Prof. Christine Done of Durham University

12 April

“Herschel‘s Planet” by Mike Foulkes

10 May

“Kennedy Space Centre and Cape Canaveral” by Martin Dawson of York A.S.

14 June

AGM plus members’ short talks