2022/23 Talks

2022/23 Talks

We are pleased to announce that our future talks will be held in person. They will be held in the Trevithick Theatre, the School of Physics & Astronomy, Queen's Buildings North Building, 5 The Parade, Cardiff, CF24 3AA.

Booking is not required, however, if you are new to the Society please drop us an email to ensure a warm welcome! We kindly ask current members to bring their membership cards or membership number.

There is no requirement to wear a mask whilst on the premises; however, you are welcome to wear one should you wish.

Further details can be sought from the Committee, they can be reached via email committee@cardiff-astronomical-society.co.uk

Our talks usually start at 7.30 p.m. and are usually hosted by the School of Physics and Astronomy at:

Cardiff University
Queen's Buildings
The Parade
CF24 3AA

All attendees are kindly invited to sign the visitors' book upon arrival!

Date Description Speaker
1st September To be confirmed
15th September Cold Dark Matter. Is it cold, is it dark and is it matter Dr Julian Onions, University of Nottingham
29th September Astrochemisty Prof Nigel Mason, University of Kent
13th October A window through the Universe Peter Bull FRAS MBE
27th October To be confirmed
10th November To be confirmed
24th November How the Universe will end Prof Brad Gibson, University of Hull
8th December Apollo 17 & beyond Phill Wallace FRAS BSc & Greg Titley LLB, Cardiff Astronomical Chair & Secretary
22nd December Star of Bethlehem Martin Griffith, Dark Skies Wales
5th January To be confirmed
19th January Optical Interferometry Dr Daniel Mortimer, Exeter University
2nd February Exoplanet atmospheres & imagery from the James Webb space telescope Dr Hannah Wakeford, University of Bristol
16th February Urban Astrophotography Lee Pullen
2nd March JUICE & the interest in the icy Moons of Jupiter Prof David Southwood, Imperial College London
16th March Grazing Lunar Occultations Tim Haymes, British Astronomical Association
30th March Molecules in Sunspots Dr Maire Gorman, University of Bristol
13th April Stars over the Nile - ancient Egyptian astronomy Bob Mizon MBE, Commission for Dark Skies
27th April AGM
11th May How to photograph galaxies Dr Jane Clark, Observatory manager, Cardiff Astronomical Society
25th May Three Short Talks Members of the society give a short presentation on any aspect of astronomy
8th June To be confirmed
22nd June Lunar Flashes Dr Tony Cook, Aberystwyth University
6th July To be confirmed