Members' programme


Dark skies aren't always clear, so in addition to (hopefully) lots of observing, we also run a members' programme during our fortnightly meetings, which run from 7.30pm on Wednesdays at Whepstead Community Centre. The programme below may be subject to change at short notice.

If you're thinking of becoming a member, why not come along and join us? Your first two sessions will be free of charge, and if you decide it's not for you, then there's no obligation to stay.

2021/22 Members' Programme

13 October
  1. Deep sky objects based on Aquarius
  2. What's topical?
27 October Whepstead Open Evening
  1. General introduction to astronomy
  2. If skies are clear there will be a tour of the night sky. If not clear, there will be an indoor presentation using Stellarium
10 November
  1. Constellation Pisces
  2. Relationship of the 12 signs of the zodiac and the 12 months of the year
24 November
  1. Deep sky objects based on Pisces
  2. What's topical?
8 December
  1. Constellation Aries
  2. Deep sky objects based on Aries
15 December
  • General social evening with quiz
5 January
  1. Constellation Taurus
  2. What's topical?
19 January
  • Deep sky objects based on Taurus
2 February
  • Constellation Gemini
16 February
  • Deep sky objects based on Gemini
2 March
  1. Circumpolar star
  2. What's topical?