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5 months ago
On Tue 26/9, astronomer Prof Martin Hendry is speaking in Fife - don't miss it! https://t.co/owe8CPPedm
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Look out for us in today's Courier magazine!
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1 year ago
Don't miss Chris and Pete’s Star Party Report (and other things) on Tue 22nd Nov. https://t.co/Csp1MgYwVE
1 year ago
Looking forward to Active Galaxies talk next Tue! https://t.co/Csp1MgYwVE
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2 years ago
@RogMull Just signed petiton to introduce legislation to combat light pollution. #dalgetybay #darkskies

February 2017

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

Highlights include:

Our Place in the Galaxy – a short talk on the Milky Way and where we are in it Practical Telescope Workshop – bring your scope along, and ask for tips on how to get the best from it. Book draw Bring and […]

January 2017

We’re back at the Kabin on Tuesday 24th January, at the usual 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 Exoplanets – An update on recently discovered planets around other stars Book Draw – Win a copy of Astrophotography […]

December 2016 at the Kabin – Binocular Night

Our December Kabin meeting is on Tuesday 13th, at 7.45pm.

Highlights include:

What to look for in the winter sky, with binoculars or a small telescope Find out about the Galloway Astronomy Centre, and our possible forthcoming trip there Book draw – win a copy of The Sky at Night’s How to Read the Solar […]

December 2016

For those who’ve booked the meal, here’s a reminder that it’s Tuesday 6th December, 7.30pm, at Louis Brown’s (50 yards from the Kabin).

If you haven’t booked for the meal, it’s too late now (sorry), but hopefully we’ll see you at the Kabin on Tuesday 13th.

November 2016 – Practical Observing

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

Highlights include:

Chris and Pete’s Star Party Report Book draw – win a copy of The Sky at Night’s How to Read the Solar System Practical observing tips Bring and buy

If clear, there could be observing afterwards, so bring warm clothes and scopes if […]

Mills Observatory Trip

On Wednesday 9th November, we’re off for a trip to Britain’s first purpose-built public observatory – the Mills in Dundee.

Arrival time is 7pm, by which time it will be dark, so we stand a great chance of looking through the various telescopes including the 16″ Newtonian.

The observatory is at Mills Observatory, Glamis […]

October 2016 – Pluto

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

We know so much more about Pluto now than we did just 18 months ago, so now’s a great time to catch up on the latest findings, as well as explore some lesser-known things which make Pluto such a fascinating place.

Details are:

Talk: […]

September 2016 – Active Galaxies with Andy Lawrence

After our summer break (and a fun day out in Anstruther) we’re back in the Kabin again. Our first Kabin meeting of the autumn is on Tuesday 27th September, at 7.45pm.

We’re delighted to welcome back Andy Lawrence, Regius Professor of Astronomy at the University of Edinburgh Institute for Astronomy, who visited us two years […]

Anstruther Solar System Walk

We’re taking a trip on Sunday 21st August, over to Anstruther for an astronomy-themed walk, followed by a picnic.

Arrival time in Anstruther 11am. Park in the East Basin car park. This is opposite the Tourist Information Office on East Shore. We will then split up into small groups and head West along the shore, […]

May 2016 – Mars

With Mars nearing opposition (and its closest approach to us in 10 years), now is a great time to spot our planetary neighbour. Come along and hear about Mars, and how to observe it, at the Kabin on Tuesday 24th May, at the usual 7.45pm.

Full program is:

Mars talk Learn more about our Anstruther […]

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