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 2010)
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 2020 is corrected at the
time of going to publication. However it might have changed.)
Thursday 14th January – 7pm
Understanding the Sky Atlas Map and
how to target the celestial objects.
Friday 5th February – 10am – 5pm
Members will go to AstroFest at Kensington Town Hall,
Kensington, London W8 7NX. (afterwards – pub dinner)
Thursday 15th March – 7pm
Hunting the deep-sky objects in the
constellation of Leo – The Lion.
Thursday 18th February – 7pm
Observing the Orange planets – Mars.
Using various the colour filters to spot the ice-caps.
Thursday 15th April – 7pm
Observing the Virgo which is particular interest
because it contains the nearest large cluster of galaxies
as itâ€™s called â€œThe Virgo Clusterâ€.
Thursday 13th May – 7pm
Observing the colour, binary and various stars.
June, July and August
No meeting events – Closed
Wednesday 8th September ~ Wednesday 15th September
Running Trip to the Sky Camp
at Norfolk for one week, organised by
British Deaf Astronomical Association.
Thursday 7th October – 7pm
Visiting to Midlands Deaf Astronomical Society
for sharing our experiences and Quiz.
(Leaving here at 5.30pm)
Thursday 4th November – 7pm
To find the challenge for
Open Clusters and Globular Clusters.
Sunday 5th December – 7pm
Running trip to BDAA Christmas Festive Meals
at Cotswold Deaf Astronomical Society
Mobile Text:- Â 07845 319228
Email:- Â derek(at)derekscope.co.uk
2010 MKDAS – Running trip to BDAA Star Party at Kelling Heath, North Norfolk
(Wednesday 8th – Wednesday 15th September 2010)