Open Evening 1st April 2017

By Mark Eustace on Thursday, 27th April 2017

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Open Evening Saturday 1st April Our open evening did not go without a hitch so I’ll get this out of the way to start with! Sadly, the Derbyshire Times advertised it in an article as being on Friday instead of Saturday. D’oh! As a consequence, a few of us went to the observatory early on […]


Galaxies – One Gigayear at a Time

By Mark Eustace on Tuesday, 19th July 2016

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On the 8th July saw a return visit by Julian Onions of Nottingham University giving us a talk on Galaxies – One Gigayear at a time. This talk was very well received and provoked many questions.  He explained what galaxies are, how they are classified, how they are formed, what we understand about their lives, […]


Have any suggestions for the society?

By Calvin Karpenko on Monday, 8th June 2015

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The Society is planning to hold more activities on club nights and would appreciate suggestions from club members. One thing we are looking at is debates and we ask members to feel free to provide their suggestions for topics that can be debated. We’re also interested in conducting scientific experiments and again ask members for […]