SAS Lecture: Planetary Nebula

About this event :

In this months talk, Graham Darke the Society’s honorary President will introduce us to a fascinating class of astronomical object.

He will cover the discovery of these objects in the 18th Century, their properties and what makes them of interest to both professional and amateur astronomers.

Graham will explain techniques for observing and capturing images of them too.

Talks in Person

This walk will be held at the Washington Wetlands Centre (Discovery Room).

Please show you support to our speaker and the Society if you can on the night.

Hopefully w see you all at the Wetlands Centre (Discovery Room) , Raffle & Refreshments as usual.


Talk will also be broadcast via Zoom (providing no technical and/or WIFI difficulties)

Usual Zoom details 

When Who Where

  • Date:  Sunday 17th December 2023,
  • Time: 7pm.
  • Speaker: Graham Darke (FRAS).
  • Venue:    At Washington Wetlands Centre (Discovery Room) and also broadcast via Zoom.

Our speaker

Our speaker is Graham Darke  is previous a Chair, current SAS President  and is a very active member of the the society and is passionate about  Astronomy outreach, observing and astrophotography.

He is also one of the founding members of the SAS.


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Your host : Martin Kennedy