1983 to 2014
Northants Amateur Astronomers
Full membership £30
Meetings with guest speakers £3 and £4 for non members
General Meetings £2
A few photos from Calvin’s collection showing a very wet but great fun evening !
The N.A.A., which is a registered charity, is now in it’s 31st year. The society was founded in 1983 by Nick Freville President of the N.A.A.
Our meetings are aimed at a level that can be enjoyed by all regardless of the experience you may have in astronomy. Throughout the year we have visiting guest speakers who bring us up to date with all the latest happenings in astronomy and space, (see our meetings page), whilst some of our more experienced members will provide talks about their own observations of the night sky and also give advice in what to look out for in the coming months. In addition to our meetings we hold starwatches each month, (weather permitting) apart from the month of June. This is due to British Summertime when it never really gets dark enough. The starwatches are held at the Newton Field Center near Geddington, where a variety of telescopes are set up and members will be more than willing to give any advice and to show you some of sights the night sky has to offer. Interested? Why not come along to one of our meetings or starwatches and discover your universe.See the Information page for more details.
3 Feb 14 – Visit to Lab 13, Irchester School
Observing Evening with the pupils and the scouts
4 February, 2014 - Astrophotography (Part 1)
Speaker : Mr Jerry Bell
Jerry gave a most interesting talk on Astrophotography with plenty of tips and photographs.
Dave Eagle – 4 November, 2014
Dave presented a very interesting talk entitled “The Race for Space” explaining in great detail about the various missions into Space and Moon landing Missions too.