Amateur Astronomy in Milton Keynes
Home of the Milton Keynes Deaf Astronomical Society (MKDAS),
advancing the education of the public in the subject of Astronomy.
MKDAS is a thriving deaf society located in Emberton, near Olney.
Mostly meeting start at 7pm.
(Click here for print out the MKDAS 2014)
The MKDAS Observatory is located at:-
The Emberton County Park,
Bucks,Â MK46 5FJ.
Find us on the A509 and meet us at the Gatehouse (Reception) at 7pm.
Milton Keynes Deaf Astronomical Society
Please text us if you are coming on 07845319228.
(Because the best of our knowledge, information and location
presented in this MKDAS programme 2014 is corrected at the
time of going to publication. However it might have changed.)
Thursday 30th January – 7:00pm
BBC Stargazing Live 2014, showing on live tv programmes
on 7th, 8th & 9th January 2014 then we will have talks,
sharing about BBC Stargazing Live 2014 on Thursday 30th.
Friday 7th February – 10am till 6pm
Running trip to AstroFest at Kensington Town Hall
in London (afterwards â€“ pub dinner).
Friday 21st February (7pm)
Understanding the Sky Atlas map and
how to target the celestial objects.
Thursday 27th February – 7pm
Hunting the Deep Sky Objects (DSO)
within the Winter Triangle.
Saturday 15th March
Running trip to British Deaf Astronomical Associationâ€™s
workshop and Annual General Meeting (AGM).
Thursday 27th March – 7pm
Marchâ€™s binocular sights.
Saturday 24th April – 7pm
Asteroids; Dwarf planet 1 Ceres and Minor 4 Vesta
Minor 4 Vesta passes opposition.
Thursday 29th May – 7pm
Astronomy Talks:- Summer Sights.
Saturday 7th June – 10am~6pm
Running trip to International Astronomy Show (IAS) at
Warwickshire Exhibition Centre in Leamington Spa.
July â€“ August
No meeting events
Monday 22nd September ~ Sunday 28th September
Running Trip to the Sky Camp at Norfolk for one week,
organised by British Deaf Astronomical Association.
Saturday 25th October – 3pm
Nearly two days old crescent Moon
occults Saturn at 16:00/4pm.
Thursday 20th November – 7pm
Astronomy Talks: Meteor Showers.
(The Leonid meteor shower reaches its peak – Nov 17/18)
Thursday 11th December – 7pm
Christmas Festive meals at
Harvester Eastlake, Foxmile, Milton Keynes, MK15 0YS.
Mobile Text:- Â 07845 319228
Email:- Â derek(at)derekscope.co.uk
2014 MKDAS – Running trip to AstroFest in London
(Friday 7th February 2014)
2014 MKDAS – Running trip to BDAA workshop at Bedford School
(Saturday 24th April 2014)
2014 MKDAS – Running trip to International Astronomy Show at Warwickshire Exhibition Centre in Leamington Spa
(Friday 6th June 2014)
2014 MKDAS – Running trip to BDAA Star Party at Kelling Heath, North Norfolk
(Monday 22nd September – Sunday 28th September 2014)