Winter 1997-1998 Programme of Meetings

City Observatory, Calton Hill, Edinburgh EH7 5AA

Ordinary meetings take place at 8pm (Civil Time) in the City Dome of the City Observatory (usually on the first Friday of the month). The Observatory is open to members and interested members of the public most other Friday evenings.

October 3rd Graham Rule & Jamie Shepherd
Teaching GCSE Astronomy & The Dark Skies Campaign
 
10th Observatory open 8pm - 10pm
17th Observatory open 8pm - 10pm
24th Observatory open 8pm - 10pm
Please note that Waterloo Place will be closed this Friday and Regent Road will only be open one way (when there are no convoys relating to the Commonwealth Heads of Government Conference). Road Access to the Observatory will be possible from Leith Street, Calton Hill, Regent Road and then up to the Observatory.
31st Council Meeting 7:30pm & Observatory open 8:30pm - 10pm
 
November 7th Roger Stapleton - St.Andrews University
Long Standing Observatories
 
14th Observatory open 8pm - 10pm
21st Observatory open 8pm - 10pm
28th Council Meeting 7:30pm & Observatory open 8:30pm - 10pm
 
29th Scottish Astronomers' Group Meeting
The ASE will be hosting this meeting in the Observatory at 2pm on Saturday afternoon.
 
December 5th Prof Peter Brand - University of Edinburgh
The First Stars
 
12th Observatory open 8pm - 10pm
19th Observatory open 8pm - 10pm
 
1998 January 9th Ron Livesey - ASE & BAA
Amateur Astronomy
 
16th Observatory open 8pm - 10pm
23rd Observatory open 8pm - 10pm
30th Council Meeting 7:30pm & Observatory open 8:30pm - 10pm
 
February 6th Dr Andrew Collier Cameron - St.Andrews University
Mapping stellar surfaces
 
13th Observatory open 8pm - 10pm
20th Observatory open 8pm - 10pm
27th Council Meeting 7:30pm & Observatory open 8:30pm - 10pm
 
March 6th Annual General Meeting
Jim Nisbet - President, ASE
Presidential Address
 
13th Observatory open 8pm - 10pm
20th Observatory open 8pm - 10pm
27th Council Meeting 7:30pm & Observatory open 8pm - 10pm