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Deep Sky Section Annual Meeting

Venue: The Diamond, Sheffield (click to see map)
Saturday, 2020, March 14 - 10:00 to 18:00

For information about booking for this meeting, click here.

The BAA Deep Sky Section Annual Meeting has become a firm favourite in the BAA meetings calendar. Covering varied aspects of deep sky observing and astronomy, there is something for both visual observers and  astro-photographers. A key-note talk is given by a leading professional astronomer, and this year Prof. Albert Zijlstra returns to give an update on planetary nebulae research.


10:15 Callum Potter - Deep sky review of the year 
10:45 Andrew Robertson - Astronomy on the Move
    Taking a portable 12” F5 telescope to more exotic locations

11:40 David Davies - Fumbling in the Dark: Exploring the Deep-sky through Imaging

12:30 Lunch

14:00 Gary Palmer - Short run imaging
14:50 Gain Lee - A Galaxy Far Far Away! Observing beyond the Messier Catalogue.

15:40 Tea

16:15 Prof. Albert Zijlstra - Current research in planetary nebulae
17:30 Close

Note: Programme may change without notice

You can download this flier: dss-2020-meeting-flier.pdf

Booking information

The prices are £7 for BAA Members, members of BAA Affiliated Societies, and children under 16, and £14 or non-members. This price includes refreshments during the day and a buffet lunch.
All attendees can pre-book via one of the following methods:

  • The BAA online shop
  • Telephoning the BAA Office on 0207 734 4145 between 10am and 4pm Monday to Frida