Edinburgh

Astronomy Group Programme

Because of the current COVID-19 pandemic we have cancelled all Astronomy Group Meetings for the foreseeable future. We hope to resume on Wednesday October 14th if all goes well.

The talks scheduled below will take place at a later date.

  • “Spaceports: The Future of Scottish Space Industry?!” – talk from Matjaz Vidmar.
  • "Future Supernovae, Eta Carinae" - Smithsonian DVD.
  • "Some things we can't see in the sky and why we think they are there anyway" - talk from Georgia March.
  • "The End of Term Dinner".
  • Each meeting features: "This Month's Night Sky" - Alan Pickup
  • Each meeting features: "Sky Watch" - Prof. Tony Trewavas (the pick of journal articles).

• July, August and September 2020 will be taken as holidays.

  • Wed. 14-Oct-2020 Start of new season.

Those in the Group interested in observing the night sky are alerted by text to their mobile phones for aurora and noctilucent clouds.

Note:
There is an annual one off payment to cover the cost of a gift for the speaker and incidental expenses. Amount to be determined. This will be collected in October 2020.

Tea/coffee £1.85 correct money or £2.00. Taking the lead from Lothian Buses we do not give change. Any profit goes to the Napier Student Grant Initiative Fund. Biscuits are kindly donated by members.
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