|Timetable of Talks for 2021/2022
||10 Targets for Light Polluted Astronomers
||Bob Mizon MBE (CfDS)
||The Aurora and the Magnetosphere
||Dr Robert Fear (Southampton University)
Rebel Star the Sun's Greatest Mysteries (to be preceded by AGM)
||Is Anyone Out There?
||The Green Flash
||Mike Frost (Director of the BAA Historical Section)
||What do Amateur Astronomers do?
||Graham Bryant (Hampshire Astronomy Group)
||Journey into Space
||Dr David Whitehouse (BBC)
||Annual General Meeting
We host a comprehensive range of talks, currently via Zoom, both members and non-members are invited.
Non-members will need to register their interest; please send an email to:
firstname.lastname@example.org For subject please enter – ‘SAA Talk’
Please include your name. You can add a comment or question to the email if you wish.
Members and registered non-members will be sent the Zoom link approximately 2 days before the date of the Meeting.
Talks are pitched at all levels, from 1st year undergraduate down to beginners' level. Speakers have available to them a digital projector. Subjects have covered everything from the history of astronomy to the history of the universe; stellar spectroscopy to the way astronomy and astronomical events are viewed by the media.
Our speakers have included the Astronomer Royal of Scotland and Chris Lintott from the Sky at Night.
They occur on the 3rd Tuesday of each month - (2nd Tuesday in December) - and non-members are welcome to attend.
The talks begin at 7:30 pm prompt, please don't be late.
Talks last for 1 hour, on average, followed by questions.