About UK Astro Show
The International Astronomy Show really is a show by two astronomers for astronomers, both passionate to bring you a show to remember.
Meet Our Speakers
IAS2017 again bring you a world class two day lecture programme, Find out more details on our speakers for the 2017 show on the drop down menu.
IAS2017 Event 13th – 14th October 2017
Friday 13th October 9.00am – 6.00pm
Saturday 14th October 9.00am – 5.00pm
This years IAS2017 event.
- Is easily accessible from the major road and motorway networks
- 30,000 free all day parking spaces next to the show arena
- large attractive 250 seat restaurant serving hot food and drinks all day
Kids Go Free
- Under 16 free day admission when accompanied with a paying adult
Mini bus service
- Shuttle mini bus service from Coventry Rail station, first pick up 8am then every hour, last return 6pm, buy your tickets on the day
Graham and Martin have been long time personal friends and both share a passion for Astronomy and in particular Astro Imaging, they have joined forces together for many years at Kelling Heath Spring and Autumn Star Parties, Imaging under the rural skies of North Norfolk.
Graham and Martin are both well known throughout the Astronomy community to traders and fellow Astronomers alike. So joining forces to bring you The International Astronomy Show really is a show by two Astronomers for Astronomers, both passionate to bring you a Show to remember.
All Images entered in the competition will be streamed in a slide show live at The International Astronomy Show over the 2 day event. The winners will be annnounced on the IAS Website, and used on Facebook and Twitter and will include the images with full credits, and by entering the competition you agree to this use.
There will be one unrestricted age group for all entrants. There will only be one First, Second ,Third and runner up places across all categories. All images must be your own original work, and be copyright owned by you. Subject matter is entirely your own choice, this can be Planets, Stars, Constellations, sunsets/sunrise, moon, solar, deep sky, there will be no winners for each subject section, all entrants will have equal chance of winning whether it be a 20 hour deep sky image or a hand held moon shot.
Come meet and chat with Martin and Graham live at the following 2017 events.
Astrofest2017, London 10th and 11th February 2017.
SPA Convention, Cambridge March 2017. http://www.popastro.com/announcements/index.php?id_pres_box=33
Kelling Heath Star party, 13th to 18th April 2017 http://www.starparty.org/
Kelling Heath Star Party, 26th September to 3rd October. http://starparty.las-astro.org.uk/index.php
Lecture Programme at a glance
Nigel A Ball. ” Tales from the dark side ” 9.45am
Dr Helen Mason OBE. ” Our Dynamic Sun ” 11.00am
Dr Denis Erkal. ” Dark Matter ? ” 1.00pm
Dr Jonathan Nichols. ” Juno Mission ” 2.15pm
Dr Nicholas Achilleos. ” Cassini and Juice” 3.30pm
Dr Guillem Anglada. ” Proxima b ” 4.45pm
Mark Craig. ” Gene Cernan ” 10.00am
Patrick Gilliand. “Astrophotography ” 11.15am
Prof Michael Merrifield. ” Galaxies ” 1.00pm
Dr Chris Copperwheat. ” Trappist-1 ” 2.15pm
Prof Chris Lintott. ” Galaxy Zoo ” 3.30pm