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4 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.
9 months ago
On Tue 26/9, astronomer Prof Martin Hendry is speaking in Fife - don't miss it! https://t.co/owe8CPPedm
12 months 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

October 2015

Our second meeting of the autumn will be on Tue 27th October, 7.45pm, at the Kabin.

Highlights include:

What to watch out for this autumn Kit guide – scopes or binos? Book draw – win a copy of Astronomy for Dummies Bring and buy

In addition, the forecast’s looking encouraging – if it turns out […]

September 2015

Now that it’s September, the Kabin meetings are back on again!

We kick off the season with a talk Dark Matter: Too unreal to be real? from visiting speaker Dr Eric Tittley from the Institute for Astronomy at the Royal Observatory, Edinburgh.

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

 

Have a great summer!

As seasoned DB Astro veterans will know, we don’t have our regular Kabin meetings during June, July or August, because a lot of people are away on their hols, and it never gets properly dark.

On the plus side, it’s warm, the evenings are light enough for loads of other fun activities, and sometimes it’s […]

Midsummer’s Day in Anstruther

On Sunday June 21st, we’ll be at the opening celebration of Anstruther’s scale model of the Solar system. It’s 600 metres from the Sun to Pluto, and the distances and bodies are all to the same scale, 1:10,000,000,000.

 

13:30 Short talk by Dr Hania Allen. Tourist Information Office (formerly Sun Tavern), East Shore.

 

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May 2015

Our last Kabin meeting before the summer break is on Tuesday 26th May, at the Kabin, 7.45-9.45pm.

Highlights include:

Talk: Capturing the Night Sky on Video with Geoff Ruzgar Q&A Session: What’s the best way to see … ? Prize draw: DVD box set of The Planets from the History Channel. (Don’t forget your membership […]

April 2015

Our April meeting is on Tuesday 28th April, at the Kabin, 7.45-9.45pm.

Subjects for the evening:

The sky in Spring Equatorial Mounts: What are they’re for and how to use them Your pictures – show and tell

If clear, we’ll set up telescopes outside afterwards.

 

March Events

We have two events this month.

Kabin Meeting

Our March meeting will be on Tuesday 24th March, at the Kabin, 7.45-9.45pm.

At the meeting there will be a short talk given by Geoff.

If you managed to take any eclipse pictures on Friday please save them as jpegs on a memory stick and bring them […]

February 2015

Our February meeting will be on Tuesday 24th February, at the Kabin, 7.45-9.45pm.

Meeting Details Practical Telescope Tips (bring your scope, if you have one) How to see the Solar Eclipse (on March 20th) Get your eclipse glasses (see below)

Paid-up members are entitled to free eclipse glasses as follows:

Family 2 pairs free Individual […]

January 2015

Our January meeting will be on Tuesday 27th January, at the Kabin, 7.45-9.45pm.

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

Family £18 Individual £12 Student/Unwaged/Senior £7 Meeting details AGM Comet C/2014 Lovejoy Book Draw Observing Challenge Follow-up (bring pictures or sketches if you have any)

 

See you […]

December Meeting and Dinner

Kabin Meeting – Tue 9th Dec

Our last Kabin meeting of 2014 is on Tuesday 9th December, 7.45pm at the Kabin.

We’ll have a chance to discuss the winter observing challenges and how to overcome any obstacles you might have run into, or even how to get started.

There will also be a practical telescope […]

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