MKDAS 2021

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.


Coronavirus:-  CORVID-19
With regret, and following the latest advice Government and Health services,

all observing and events meetings might cancelled or postponed until further notice.

Please stay safe during this challenging time, and we hope conditions return
to something close to normal in the near future.


Programme 2021


The MKDAS Observatory is located at:-
The Emberton County Park,
Olney Road,
near Olney,
Milton Keynes,
Bucks, MK46 5FJ.

Find us on the A509 and meet us at the Gatehouse (Reception) at 7pm.

.Milton Keynes Deaf Astronomical Society
Programme 2021
Please text us if you are coming on 07845319228.
(Because the best of our knowledge, information and location
presented in this MKDAS programme 2020 is corrected at the
time of going to publication. However it might have changed.)

.Friday 15th January (7pm)
Observing the Stars of Winter and the deep-sky objects
in the constellations of Orion and Monoceros.

Friday 12th February (7pm)
Talks: Mars Perseverance Rover Landing
(Online BSL Talks & Lectures – To be announced A.S.A.P)

Saturday 12th March (7pm)
Observing the planet of Neptune
at the Solar Conjunction.

Friday 9th April (8pm)
Observing the deep-sky objects in the
constellations of Leo, Coma Berenices, and Leo.

Friday 14th May (9pm)
Observing the colour, binary and various stars.

June – July – August
No meeting events

Friday 10th September (7pm)
Hunting the minor-planet;
asteroids Pallas and Ceres.

Saturday (10am – 6pm)

***Awaiting which Saturday to be confirmed***

Running trip to International Astronomy Show (IAS)
at Stoneleigh Park, Warwickshire, CV8 2LG,
afterwards the pub dinner at the Chef & Brewer,
Old Mill, Baginton, Coventry, CV8 3AH.

Friday 8th October
Draconid Meteor Shower peak
(favourable evening)

Monday 4th October -Monday 11th October (one week)
Running trip to British Deaf Astronomical Association
hold at Kelling Heath in North Norfolk for the main day on
Saturday 17th of astronomy stalls and talks and observing the night sky.

Friday 5th November (7pm)
Astrophotography – Uranus at opposition.

Friday 3rd December – 6pm
Christmas Festive meals at The Fountain Harvester,
London Road, Loughton, Milton Keynes, MK5 8AF.

Derek Rowley
Mobile Text:-  07845 319228
Email:-  derek(at)

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