CODY Astronomical Society


Club Events - Observing     - Lectures

Please note physical meetings are cancelled until further notice due to the Covid 19 pandemic.

It is hoped to introduce virtual meetings via Zoom in the near future.

Evening Club Nights/Observing Sessions

wpeF.jpg (1894 bytes)The society arranges evening club nights/observing sessions during year. These are held at the Cody Observatory at Farnborough. There will be experienced observers on hand to help coordinate viewing for the evening and the usage of the Cody Telescope. If the weather is inclement, a Club night will be held and there will be informal talks in the observatory clubroom. The society's 8" Meade reflector will also be available and there may be opportunities to try some photography.

All members are encouraged to attend, be they novices or experts and, if they wish, to bring along their own 'scopes if the weather is fine. Please note any equipment you bring on site is done so entirely at your own risk.

Actual dates will be selected at short notice according to weather.
An E Mail will be sent out to members shortly beforehand.
Parking arrangements are given below:-

Parking please in the red areas - leave the green parking area for those who are bringing their telescopes.



Click here for our Observatory Guide

Lectures 2020/21

wpeF.jpg (1894 bytes)The society arranges evening lectures which are usually held in the Whittle lecture theatre on the Cody Technology park starting at 7.30pmDetails of the current programme are given below:-                           




8th January 2020 Extreme solar events: How hostile can the Sun be? Clive Dyer  
5th February Art and Astronomy 3 Barry Kellett RAJ
5th March Rebel Star: The Sunís Greatest Mysteries Colin Stuart Author
8th April A Brief History of Cosmology Pt 3 Colin Hooper Cody AS











Other Events

The Society also holds Basic Astro talks to help beginners start in the hobby and there is a surgery hosted by a committee member most thursday lunchtimes. Please contact one of the committee members for details.