Mercury and Venus Section Meeting – York – Postponed

Friday 1st May 202022:00

This meeting has now been postponed until 2021

This year’s Mercury and Venus Section meeting will be held in York on Saturday, May 2nd


Morning session
0945 Open and Registration
1015 Dr Paul G. Abel (Section Director) Welcome and introduction
1030 Mr Chris Hooker (Mercury Coordinator): How to image Mercury
1130 Dr Adrian Martindale (University of Leicester, ESA BepiColombo): Mission to Mercury

1230-1400 Lunch

Afternoon Session

1400 Prof David Rothery (Open University): The Volcanoes of Venus
1445 Dr David Arditti (BAA Equipment & Techniques): Imaging Venus in the IR
1530 Afternoon Tea and Coffee
1600 Mr Pete Lawrence (BBC Sky at Night): Imaging Venus in UV
1645 Mr Damian Peach: Robotic Telescopes for Planetary Observing
1715 Finish and close.


Clements Hall, Nunthorpe Road, York, YO23 1BW

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Booking Information

Entry is free and there is no need to book in advance.