We will take you through the causes and scale of the problem and some of the ingenious solutions proposed to solve it.
We are delighted to welcome one of the country's foremost astrophotographers.
Stunning examples of his work can be found here:
Members' opportunity to have their say on how the society is run, elect the committee, and hear our financial position.
NOTE: Anyone can attend, but only fully paid-up members can vote.
In honour of the society's longest serving president, Steve Adams, sadly no longer with us.
Less than a hundred years ago it was believed our Milky Way galaxy was the entire universe. We now know this not to be the case.
This talk will take you on a journey through the ideas held about what is 'everything', from the Bronze Age to the present day. Learn about some of the surprisingly insightful ideas of the ancient world, as well as some crazy ones. On the way meet some amazing (but not always pleasant) characters.
All of our events are open to the public – all ages and abilities are welcome.
For details about the different types of meetings we have see the Meetings Overview page.
Speakers and Beginners evenings meet at The Ranmoor Parish Centre, 5 Ranmoor Park Road, SHEFFIELD S10 3GX unless stated otherwise.
Members are entitled to free entry at all Sheffield Astronomical Society events.
Non-member visitor entry fees are as follows:
£3 … Adults
£1 … Children under 18 and students presenting a valid NUS card
Stargazing and Sungazing Live events are FREE to everyone unless stated otherwise. The locations of these events can vary so keep an eye on this website or the Facebook Group.
We host observing events at a number of locations in and around Sheffield. For ease of setup, we have included latitude, longitude and elevation details below:Sportsman Inn, 569 Redmires Road, SHEFFIELD, South Yorkshire S10 4LJ