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9 months ago
Due to developing weather situation, tonight's meeting is cancelled. Talk on Great Orion Nebula will be rescheduled for later in the year.
1 year ago
On Tue 26/9, astronomer Prof Martin Hendry is speaking in Fife - don't miss it! https://t.co/owe8CPPedm
1 year ago
Look out for us in today's Courier magazine!
2 years ago
Don't miss Chris and Pete’s Star Party Report (and other things) on Tue 22nd Nov. https://t.co/Csp1MgYwVE
2 years ago
Looking forward to Active Galaxies talk next Tue! https://t.co/Csp1MgYwVE

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.

Solar Day – Sunday 1st July

On Sunday 1 July between 1 – 4pm the club is going to host a solar day.

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 2018

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

We will be hearing about the Epoch of Reionization or The Great Universal Fry Up, with our guest speaker Dr Eric Tittley.

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.

April 2018

Our April Kabin meeting is on Tuesday 24th, at 7.45pm.

Highlights include:

  • The Anglo-Australian Space Programme with Richard Coates
  • Bring and Buy
  • Observing if clear, so bring warm clothes and scopes if you have them

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 2018

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

We will be hearing about The Sun in White Light & H-Alpha, with our guest speaker Lyn Smith. Lyn is a co-founder of Clydesdale Astronomical Society, and is currently the BAA Solar Section Director.

Other highlights include:

  • A chance to renew your membership, if you haven’t already
  • Book draw
  • Bring and Buy
  • Observing if clear, so bring warm clothes and scopes if you have them

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 2018 – Update – Cancelled

UPDATE

Due to developing weather conditions, this evening’s meeting is now CANCELLED.

Hopefully, we can put on the talk at another date in the near future.

UPDATE

 

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

Highlights include:

  • Short Talk – M42: The Great Orion Nebula
  • A chance to renew your membership, if you haven’t already
  • Book draw
  • Practical Telescope Workshop
  • Observing if clear, so bring warm clothes and scopes if you have them

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 2018

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

January is subscription renewal time, so please bring your annual subs money as follows.

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

Highlights include:

  • AGM
  • Short Talk: Our Very Own Supermassive Black Hole
  • Book draw
  • Practical Telescope Workshop

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 Double

In December we’ll be getting together twice, for a meeting then for a meal.

The meeting is at the Kabin on Tuesday 12th Dec, at the usual 7.45pm.

We’ll be exploring New Horizons in the Solar System, with our guest speaker Dr John K Davies.
Dr Davies is an OPTICON project scientist at the Astronomy Technology Centre in Edinburgh.

Other highlights include:

  • Book draw – win a copy of Philip’s 2018 Stargazing, by Heather Couper and Nigel Henbest
  • Bring and buy
  • Observing if clear

The meal is at Lóuis Brown’s on Tuesday 19th Dec, at the slightly earlier 7.15pm. For details of how to book, see this forum post.

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