19th June – Day-time Photography Workshop

On the 3rd Sunday, June 19th, at 7pm at the Discovery Room , Washington Wetlands Centre. Bring your cameras, your memory cards and laptops. Distinguished photographer & SAS member Larry Bedigan will be doing a hands on tutorial on how to take better (day-time) photographs followed by an introduction to Adobe Lightroom and Adobe Photoshop. Who: Larry…

Astrophotography Competition 2016 – Results

This years astrophotography competition on 15th May 2016 had two main categories Solar System, Deep Sky Three classes of astrophotography for: Beginners, Intermediates. Advanced . The images in all categories were of a very high standard this year and in some cases between the  intermediate and advanced classes the votes separating the winner and runner-up…

Jupiter Nights Events March 2016

18th & 19th March: Jupiter Nights Events

Back by popular demand, Sunderland Astronomical Society and other invited Astronomical Society’s will be running our annual Jupiter Nights events. Dates:Friday 18th & Saturday 19th March 2016. Times: from 7:00 pm. Free Entry (Contributions to Society fundraising nonetheless welcomed). Join local astronomers from across the North East for a fun night of assorted astronomical treats at the Cygnus…

15th – 16th January: Stargazing Live

In support of the BBC Two’s Stargazing Live shows on BBC2 on 12th to the 14th January 2016, Sunderland Astronomical Society and other invited Astronomical Society’s will be running our own Stargazing Live events on Friday 15th & Saturday 16th January 2016, from 6:30 pm. Free Entry (Contributions to Society fundraising nonetheless welcomed). Join local astronomers from across…