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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
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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

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 […]

November Meeting

Our November meeting is on Tue 25th November, in the Kabin, at 7.45pm.

The Season’s Skies

We’ll be talking about what’s visible in the sky at this time of year. Whether you’re observing with the naked eye, binoculars, small scope or large, there’s plenty for you to look out for in late autumn and early […]

October Meeting

Club Telescope

I am delighted to announce that the club has a new telescope, which will be available for loan to members.

On October 28th, we’ll be introducing you to this fine instrument. We’ll tell you about how it was made, and how each of you will be able to use it in your own […]

The Universe and Me

Our next meeting is at the Kabin, on Tuesday 23rd September, at 7.45pm.

The subject is The Universe and Me and our guest speaker is Andy Lawrence, Regius Professor of Astronomy, University of Edinburgh. This will be his first visit to our club, so I hope you can all give him a warm welcome.

The […]

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