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One Day Spring Meeting - Nottingham

Venue: Vicarage Lane, Radcliffe on Trent, Nottingham, NG12 2FB (click to see map)
Saturday, 2020, April 25 (All day)

For information about booking for this meeting, click here.

The British Astronomical Association

One Day Meeting topic -Cosmology, Galaxies & Exo-planets

Saturday 25th April 2020

The Grange & Grange Hall, Vicarage Lane, Radcliffe on Trent, Nottingham, NG12 2FB

Doors Open at 10:00 and the meeting will close at 18:00

The Grange & Grange Hall, Vicarage Lane, Radcliffe on Trent,

Nottingham, NG12 2FB


This meeting is being hosted by Nottingham Astronomical Society with professional research in astrophysics by the experts in their field to provide an enlightening day

Programme: -

10:00 Registration

10:30 Official Welcome

10:40 Meet the Section Director

10:50 Meet the Section Director

11:00 Morning Tea

11:30 Prof Christoper Conselice - "Origins: The Universe to Intelligent Life and Everything in Between"

12:15 Prof Frazer Pearce - "Adventures in the Goldilocks Zone"

13:00 Lunch

14:00 John Hurst - Nottingham Astronomical Society

14:15 Prof Simon Goodwin - "Star and Planet Formation!

15:00 Afternoon Tea

15:30 Prof Peter Wheatley - "Big Science with Small Telescopes: The Hunt for Transiting Exoplanets"

16:15 Prof Clive Tadhunter - "Black Holes, Quasars and the Evolution of Galaxies"

17:00 Raffle and Closing Remarks"


Event Organiser:       Mrs Hazel Collett, E:      T: 07944 751277

Local Co-ordinator:  Mr John Hurst,      E:         T:


Retailers attending will be BAA Sales, Rother Valley Optics and Crystal Nebulae


Our thanks go to the Nottingham Astronomy Society who are hosting this meeting

Booking information

The prices are £12.50 for BAA members, NAS members, members of BAA Affiliated Societies and accompanied children under 16, and £15 for non-members. This price includes tea & coffee at registration, afternoon tea and a cold buffet lunch.
All attendees must pre-book via one of the following methods:

  • The BAA online shop
  • Telephoning the BAA Office on 0207 734 4145 between 10am and 4pm Monday to Friday

Bookings will close on 13th April 2020.