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Club Meetings - 2015

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.

9th January "SIGMA Stargazing Night", at the Lhanbryde Community Centre
6th February "James Clerk Maxwell", by Howie Firth MBE
6th March "Going Over Galaxies with a Fine Tooth Comb", by Megan Argo - University of Manchester
3rd April "Building the International Space Station", by Chris Stradling - SIGMA
1st May "Moons of the Solar System", by Lyn Smith – BAA/Clydesdale AS
5th June Annual General Meeting and Solar Outdoor Astronomical Kitchen Event (SOAKE) at Birnie Village Hall
14th July Inaugural Prof George Fraser Memorial Lecture at Gordonstoun – 'Mars – A Family Perspective' by David and Bryn Oh.
7th August "Johannes Kepler – Harmony of the Spheres", by Paul Kieniewicz - Strathdeveron Dark Sky Society
4th September "Lucky 13 – The Story of Apollo 13", by David Paterson – Dundee AS
2nd October "James Webb Space Telescope", by Gillian Wright – UK STFC
6th November “Sounding Out The Sun And Stars", by Lyndsay Fletcher – 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.