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Come along and hear Dr David Darling's talk on The Search for Life Beyond Earth. Kabin, 7.45pm tonight.

Solar Day – Sunday 30th June

On Sunday 30th June between 11.30am – 4pm the club is going to host a solar day.

For those who are bringing their own telescopes, set-up is from 11am onwards.

We will have suitably filtered scopes at the back of the Kabin so we can view the sun.
Anyone is welcome (not just club members) but children must be supervised by an adult.
Admission is free.

May 2019

Our May Kabin meeting is on Tuesday 28th, at 7.45pm.

We will be asking Is the Sun Dying?, with our guest speaker (and BAA Solar Section Director) Lynn Smith.

Other highlights include:

  • Book draw – win a copy of Mars – Owners’ Workshop Manual
  • Bring and Buy
  • Observing if clear

Note: Often there are other groups using the Kabin immediately before us. If you arrive early for one of our meetings, and it’s not obvious whether the previous group have left or not, please respect their privacy and wait outside the Kabin until the advertised meeting time.

April 2019

Our April Kabin meeting is on Tuesday 23rd, at 7.45pm.

We will be hearing about Citizen Science, with our guest speaker Alexander Scholz from St Andrews Observatory.

Other highlights include:

  • Book draw
  • Bring and Buy
  • Observing if clear

Note: Often there are other groups using the Kabin immediately before us. If you arrive early for one of our meetings, and it’s not obvious whether the previous group have left or not, please respect their privacy and wait outside the Kabin until the advertised meeting time.

March 2019

Our March Kabin meeting is on Tuesday 26th, at 7.45pm.

Highlights include:

  • Talk: Nocti-Lucent Clouds (NLC’s) by Ken Kennedy (ex-BAA Director of Lunar Section)
  • Bring and Buy
  • Observing if clear

Note: Often there are other groups using the Kabin immediately before us. If you arrive early for one of our meetings, and it’s not obvious whether the previous group have left or not, please respect their privacy and wait outside the Kabin until the advertised meeting time.

February 2019

Our February Kabin meeting is on Tuesday 26th, at 7.45pm.

Highlights include:

  • Talk: The Outer Reaches of the Solar System
  • Bring and Buy
  • Observing if clear

Note: Often there are other groups using the Kabin immediately before us. If you arrive early for one of our meetings, and it’s not obvious whether the previous group have left or not, please respect their privacy and wait outside the Kabin until the advertised meeting time.

January 2019

Our January Kabin meeting is on Tuesday 22nd, at 7.45pm.

Highlights include:

  • Membership renewal – bring your subs
  • AGM
  • Demonstration: “Easy Astrophotos, Scope, Camera & Tablet”
  • Short talk: “Astromath 101 & Starhopping”
  • Bring and Buy

Annual subscriptions are unchanged at:

  • Family £18
  • Individual £12
  • Student/Unwaged/Senior £7

Note: Often there are other groups using the Kabin immediately before us. If you arrive early for one of our meetings, and it’s not obvious whether the previous group have left or not, please respect their privacy and wait outside the Kabin until the advertised meeting time.

December 2018

Our December Kabin meeting is on Tuesday 11th, at 7.45pm.

Highlights include:

  • How to see Comet 46P/Wirtanen this month
  • Quiz
  • Telescope workshop
  • Observing if clear

Note: Often there are other groups using the Kabin immediately before us. If you arrive early for one of our meetings, and it’s not obvious whether the previous group have left or not, please respect their privacy and wait outside the Kabin until the advertised meeting time.

November 2018

Our November Kabin meeting is on Tuesday 27th, at 7.45pm.

We will be hearing about Aero Space Kinross, with our guest speakers Alasdair Stewart and Steven Gray.

Other highlights include:

  • Book the Christmas Meal – bring your £10 deposit!
  • Book draw – win a copy of Wonders of the Solar System by Brian Cox
  • Bring and Buy
  • Observing if clear

Note: Often there are other groups using the Kabin immediately before us. If you arrive early for one of our meetings, and it’s not obvious whether the previous group have left or not, please respect their privacy and wait outside the Kabin until the advertised meeting time.

October 2018

Our October Kabin meeting is on Tuesday 23rd, at 7.45pm.

Highlights include:

  • Book the Christmas Meal – bring your £10 deposit!
  • Talk: How to get to the Moon
  • Book draw – win a copy of We are not Alone by Dirk Schulze-Makuch and David Darling (signed by David)
  • Observing if clear

Note: Often there are other groups using the Kabin immediately before us. If you arrive early for one of our meetings, and it’s not obvious whether the previous group have left or not, please respect their privacy and wait outside the Kabin until the advertised meeting time.

September 2018

Our September Kabin meeting is on Tuesday 25th, at 7.45pm.

We will be hearing about the The Search for Life Beyond Earth, with our guest speaker Dr David Darling.

Other highlights include:

  • Bring and Buy

Note: Often there are other groups using the Kabin immediately before us. If you arrive early for one of our meetings, and it’s not obvious whether the previous group have left or not, please respect their privacy and wait outside the Kabin until the advertised meeting time.

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