Club Meetings - 2013Meetings are held on the first Friday of every month at Birnie Village Hall near Elgin. Doors open at 7pm for a 7.30pm start. Non-members are always welcome and refreshments are provided (for a small donation).
SIGMA regularly holds public observing sessions at its dark site outside Elgin. Visit our Upcoming Events page to see what we have planned.
|11th January||Combined Equipment Night/ BBC Two Stargazing LIVE Public Observing Session at Lhanbryde Community Centre, Robertson Road, Lhanbryde, IV30 8QQ ,7pm start.|
|1st February||"A Stargazing Tour of the Southern Hemisphere". Tania Johnston, The Royal Observatory, Edinburgh|
|1st March||"A Star Star and a Star Computer". Bill Leslie, SIGMA|
|5th April||"Mercury Through the Eyes of Messenger". Pauline Macrae, Highlands Astronomical Society|
|3rd May||"2020: The Future of Observational Astronomy". Professor Martin Hendry, Glasgow University|
|7th June||Annual General Meeting|
|5th July||Solar Outdoor Astronomical Kitchen Event (SOAKE) - Lhanbryde Community Centre (Public Event)|
|2nd August||"Oddball Stars". Maarten de Vries, Highlands Astronomical Society|
|6th September||"DIY Observatories". Pete Sherman, SIGMA|
|4th October||"Seas and Tickling Gods: How Space Got Its Names". Michael Marrett-Crosby, ighlands Astronomical Society|
|1st November||"Supercool Astronomy". Professor Ian Robson – The Royal Observatory, Edinburgh|
|6th December||SIGMA Christmas Quiz and prize draw|