Annual Day Meeting
The last such meeting was Feb 2020. If more are held this will be updated with the details.
Reading Astronomical Society
An annual roundup of our activities.
St. Peter’s Church Hall, Church Road, Earley.
Saturday 29th Feb. 2020 1pm-5pm.
An open day to show all aspects of the society and our enthusiasm for the night sky.
Prospective members, or enthusiastic people of all ages to view displays of our amateur astronomy hobby.
WE are aiming to include…
Display of society work. Members’ images.
Telescopes. Display of scopes and other equipment.
Book buy or exchange: Old? Unloved? We have a number of astronomy volumes that don’t deserve to be scrapped. Come and see what’s available.
Computer and smartphone programmes. For example Starry Night Pro we will be on hand to show the capabilities of these amazing learning and experimental computing tools.
Have an astro-drawing lesson from Sally Russell
Coffee, tea and soft drinks supplied.
A gallery of photographs and drawings from our locally based observers and image makers.
Try out the display of various members’ telescopes.
Drawing the Moon and other objects.
Sally Russell, contributing author of ‘Sketching The Moon’ will be on hand to conduct an astronomical artist’s workshop. Materials, techniques and equipment.
Sally at the telescope
Eratosthenes Crater drawing
Astro instruments developed by members. Here is a home-made spectroscope.
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