Next Meetings

All meetings are currently offered on Zoom for the vulnerable.

Astronomy catchup every Friday on Zoom at 7pm

Astronomy chat by experts and beginners with Reading, Newbury and Basingstoke society members.

Request login details from Gerry by text on 07510 444 630 or email

Sat. Jan 15th 2022 7 PM

January meeting

A physical meeting in St Peters hall with zoom access.


February 19th 2022 7pm

This will be a physical meeting in the hall with access via ZOOM

Prof Keith Shine FRS Regius Professor of Meteorology and Climate Science. University of Reading

Life on a planet whose climate is changing.

A general talk on climate change with an extra focus on how we know that solar variability is not a major driver of contemporary climate change. Prof Shine will describe the one planet that we know most about and how its inhabitants are observed to affect its past and future.

Remember we keep in touch through a Google Group, email news list, and Zoom.
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