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Calendar of Meetings and Events

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January

Saturday, 2020, January 25 - 14:00
BAA Meeting

March

Saturday, 2020, March 7 (All day)
Back to Basics Workshop, Cottingham, Near Hull
Saturday, 2020, March 14 - 10:00
The 2020 Deep Sky Section meeting will be held in the Diamond, Sheffield
Saturday, 2020, March 21 (All day)
A free one-day conference
Wednesday, 2020, March 25 - 17:00
Special General Meeting and BAA Meeting

April

Wednesday, 2020, April 1 - 19:00
Prospects for C/2019 Y4 (ATLAS) Webinar
Friday, 2020, April 3 - 19:00
The 2020 Winchester weekend at Sparsholt College, Winchester
Wednesday, 2020, April 8 - 19:00
Weather permitting, observing Venus from David Arditti's observatory
Wednesday, 2020, April 15 - 19:00
Sir Patrick Moore - Early Life, Mentors and Notebooks Webinar
Wednesday, 2020, April 22 - 19:00
Two Variable Stars in the Northern Crown Webinar
Friday, 2020, April 24 - 12:00
A Special Image for the 30th Anniversary of the launch of the Hubble Space Telescope
Saturday, 2020, April 25 (All day)
One Day Spring Meeting - Nottingham
Saturday, 2020, April 25 - 14:30
Spring Webinar replacing the One Day Spring meeting
Wednesday, 2020, April 29 - 19:00
Weather permitting, observing the Moon from David Arditti's observatory

May

Saturday, 2020, May 2 (All day)
Mercury and Venus Section Meeting - York
Sunday, 2020, May 3 (All day)
This SPA workshop covers all aspects of astrophotography at a beginner’s level.
Wednesday, 2020, May 6 - 19:00
From Kitchens to Comets - Hunting for molecules with a spectroscope
Saturday, 2020, May 9 (All day)
Variable Star Section Meeting, Northampton
Wednesday, 2020, May 13 - 19:00
Sir Patrick Moore - Early Life, Mentors and Notebooks Webinar
Wednesday, 2020, May 20 - 19:00
The Solar Cycle - Webinar
Wednesday, 2020, May 27 - 17:00
BAA Meeting & George Alcock Memorial Lecture
Wednesday, 2020, May 27 - 19:00
Webinar

June

Wednesday, 2020, June 3 - 19:00
A Journey through the Comet Section archives
Wednesday, 2020, June 10 - 19:00
Adventures in the Goldilocks Zone
Wednesday, 2020, June 17 - 19:00
Revd Dr William Pearson: co-founder of the RAS
Saturday, 2020, June 20 (All day)
A one-day workshop on high speed video imaging of the planets
Wednesday, 2020, June 24 - 19:00
Observing Saturn in 2020

July

Wednesday, 2020, July 1 - 19:00
Is SS Cygni losing the plot? Observing unusual outbursts in a well-known dwarf nova - Webinar
Saturday, 2020, July 4 (All day)
BAA Summer Meeting, Elgin Moray
Saturday, 2020, July 4 (All day)
BAA Summer Webinar
Wednesday, 2020, July 8 - 19:00
Cook, the Transit of Venus, Aftermath and Legacy - Webinar
Wednesday, 2020, July 15 - 19:00
Joint BAA & SPA Webinar - Jupiter at opposition & Myths and Illusions
Wednesday, 2020, July 22 - 19:00
Observing Planetary Nebulae - Webinar
Wednesday, 2020, July 29 - 19:00
Supernova Betelgeuse? - Webinar

September

Friday, 2020, September 4 - 19:30
BAA Autumn Weekend Meeting, Leeds
Saturday, 2020, September 5 (All day)
BAA Autumn Webinar

October

Thursday, 2020, October 15 (All day)
The BAA has a stand at this event
Saturday, 2020, October 24 (All day)
Back to Basics Workshop Cancelled
Wednesday, 2020, October 28 - 17:00
BAA Annual General Meeting and BAA Meeting,

November

Saturday, 2020, November 21 - 10:00
The Historical Section's Annual Meeting

December

Saturday, 2020, December 5 - 14:00
BAA Christmas Meeting

Coming up

Observing Planetary Nebulae - Webinar
Wednesday, 2020 July 22
Supernova Betelgeuse? - Webinar
Wednesday, 2020 July 29
Back to Basics Workshop Cancelled
Saturday, 2020 October 24
Historical Section Meeting
Saturday, 2020 November 21
BAA Christmas Meeting
Saturday, 2020 December 05