Club meetings-2014Meetings 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.
|Combined Equipment Night/ BBC Two Stargazing LIVE Public Observing Session at Lhanbryde Community Centre, Robertson Road, Lhanbryde, IV30 8QQ ,7pm start.|
|7th February||"Building the International Space Station" Chris Stradling SIGMA|
|7th March||"Going Over Galaxies with a Fine Tooth Comb" Megan Argo - Jodrell Bank|
|4th April||"Comets and the Amateur Astronomer" Denis Buczynski - BAA Comet Section|
|2nd May||"Runaway Rockets and Other Space Disasters" John Davies RoE|
|6th June||Annual General Meeting|
|4th July||Solar Outdoor Astronomical Kitchen Event (SOAKE) - Lhanbryde Community Centre|
|1st August||"The Great Debate" Robert Hughes - Astronomical Society of Glasgow|
|5th September||"Haloes and Other Wonders of the Night Sky" Brian Kelly - Discovery Dundee|
|3rd October||"Aberdeen's Most Famous Astronomer" Dr John Reid - University of Aberdeen|
|7th November||"2020 Vision: the Future of Astronomical Observations" Prof Martin Hendry University of Glasgow|
|5th December||SIGMA Christmas Quiz and prize draw|