The Astronomer AGM 2022

Saturday 29th Oct 2022

The Astronomer (TA) are holding their AGM on Saturday October 29th from 10am to 5pm.

Admission is free and you don’t need to be a TA member to attend although please contact our secretary, (, if you are planning to come so that we have an idea of numbers. The meeting is being held at St Francis Sales Church Hall, Warren road, Newbury, RG14 6NH. See below for directions. There is ample parking at the hall but we need to vacate the car park by 17:30.


10:00 – Guy Hurst – Introduction
10:30 – Alan Dowdell – Tribute to Ron Arbour
11:15 – David Boyd – Amateur observations of Flare Stars
12:00 – Lunch (No catering on site bring a packed lunch or there is a pub around a mile away)

13:30 – Tim Haymes – Developments in occultation observing
14:15 – Nick James – Monitoring the night sky with video cameras
15:00 – Coffee

15:30 – Grant Privett – Observing variable nebulae
16:15 – Peter Birtwhistle – Photometry of Near Earth Asteroids
17:00 – Meeting closes