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Club meetings-2014

Meetings 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.

 

10th January

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

For further details see the pdf file here, or if you prefer you can see it as a Word document.