Meetings & Events

Indoor meetings every 3rd Monday of the month in the Methodist rooms, Chipping Norton 7.30 for an 8pm start

Professor Martin Barstow via ZOOM

Professor Martin Barstow  via ZOOM Talk title:  “The real science behind the search for extraterrestrial life” Martin Barstow is a Professor of Astrophysics and Space Science at the Department of Physics and Astronomy at the University of Leicester and the former President of the Royal Astronomical Society.


Annual General Meeting - Methodist Hall, Chipping Norton

Ramsden Fete

Ramsden Fete - CNAAG pitch at this event.

CNAAG Member talks

David Henderson on  John Henry Hindle 1869 1942 / Tony Lewis - Astronomy Journey / Nic Fleet - What's Up in June and NCL videos

Kirtlington Fete

CNAAG pitch at Kirtlington Fete

Mazin Younis

Mazin Younis “In search of dark skies” Mazin Younis Astronomy Educator FreelanceThe University of Manchester I worked in Site-Testing for the Iraqi National Astronomical Observatory.    I am now working in Astronomy projects and plan to establish an Observatory in Southern Morocco.   I am an active member of International Dark Sky Association and British Astronomical Association.

Monthly meeting

Meeting at the Rollright Stones if weather dry - otherwise at the Methodist Hall as usual.  

Rollright Stones – Open Day

    Bank Holiday Monday 28th August 2023 Rollright Stones Open Day 11 am - 4 pm Saxon period spinning and weaving Chipping Norton Amateur Astronomy Group Wood workers and stick carving Fortune teller Story tellers Evocative music and movement demonstrations Entry cost: £1 per person Toilet facilities with disability access available on site for […]

Sam Walton

Methodist Hall / Zoom

Sam Walton talking on The Van Allen Belts. (a more in depth look than that covered in his last talk for us on Space weather) Methodist Hall / Zoom