DASH ASTRO SUNDAY EVENING OBSERVING AND GENERAL MEETINGS. Via Zoom
If and when Covid restrictions are lifted, we will return to our normal meeting format.
Unless stated all group meetings will take place at DARSHAM VILLAGE HALL from 7:30 pm
All DASH Astro observing sessions will take place at Darsham Village Hall Playing Field. If the weather is
unsuitable for observing, we will hold drop in workshops in the Darsham Village Hall.
ASOG observing sessions and locations may be arranged at short notice for serious observing.
Note * Guest Speaker Evenings - Admission Fees:- Members Free, Non Members £ 2:00
10-01-2021 Dash Observing Session ( Sunset 16:01 Moonset 13:19 10.2% Moon )
24-01-2021 Meeting:- Amy Rankine of I of A, Cambridge. Quasars and their influence on Galaxy Evolution.
07-02-2021 Dash Observing Session ( Sunset 16:50 Moonset 11:56 22.2% Moon )
28-02-2021 Meeting:- Prof. Martin Hardcastle. Hertfordshire Uni. Surveying the Sky for Radio Galaxies.
14-03-2021 Dash Observing Session ( Sunset 17:55 Moonset 19:04 1.4% Moon )
28-03-2021 Meeting:- Prof. Michael Burton.: CTA (Cherenkov Telescope Array) . Armagh Observ.
11-04-2021 Dash Observing Session ( Sunset 19:44 Moonset 19:02 0.5% Moon)
25-04-2021 Meeting:- Hugh Allen. The Hertzsprung Russell Diagram Captured in Rainbows.
09-05-2021 Solar Observing - Location TBA
23-05-2021 Meeting:- 5 Home Grown Speakers in a 5 x 12 min Medley - Topics “Various?
13-06-2021 Solar Observing - Location TBA
27-06-2021 Meeting:- Dr. Richard Miller - "From the Big Bang to the Periodic Table"
11-07-2021 Solar Observing - Location TBA
17-07-2021 (Saturday) DASH Summer Social ( Members and Guests only )
08-08-2021 Solar Observing - Location TBA
05-09-2021 Dash Observing Session ( Sunset 19:31 Moonset 19:31 3.2% Moon )
18&19-09-21 Outreach:- Henham Steam Rally. Cancelled due to Covid 19
26-09-2021 Zoom Meeting:- Dr. Emma Curtis Lake. The JWST : an eye on the distant world.
03-10-2021 Dash Observing Session ( Sunset 18:25 Moonset 17:54 11.9% Moon )
17-10-2021 Meeting:- Michael Poxon. Runaway Stars.
07-11-2021 Dash Observing Session ( Sunset 16:12 Moonset 17:49 10.6% Moon )
21-11-2021 Meeting:- Matt Bothwell of Cambridge Uni. talk; TBC
05-12-2021 Dash Observing Session ( Sunset 15:40 Moonset 16.27 2.3% Moon )
11-12-2021 (Saturday) DASH Christmas Social ( Members and Guests only )
Additional Dates for your diary.
Haw Wood Star Party - ” Monday 1st November to Monday 8th November 2021.
Thursday 21st April to Thursday 28th April 2022.
As usual, these dates will be blocked out online, so people will need to email or telephone to book.
DASH Events 2021