Summer 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.

Month Date Event
March 13th Observatory open 8pm - 10pm
20th Observatory open 8pm - 10pm
27th Council Meeting 7:30pm & Observatory open 8pm - 10pm
 
April 3rd Dr. M. Gadsden
Noctilucent Clouds
 
The Open Day originally planned for 4th April will not now be taking place due to building work taking place in the Observatory. (But see "Doors Open Day" on 26th September.)
10th Observatory open 8pm - 10pm
17th Observatory open 8pm - 10pm
24th Council Meeting 7:30pm & Observatory open 8pm - 10pm
 
May 1st Dr. John Reid - ASE Past President
The Comet Men
 
8th Observatory open 8pm - 10pm
15th Observatory open 8pm - 10pm
22nd Observatory open 8pm - 10pm
29th Council Meeting 7:30pm & Observatory open 8pm - 10pm
 
June 5th Quiz night - ASE vs ROE
Followed by Cheese & Wine
 
12th Observatory open 8pm - 10pm
19th Observatory open 8pm - 10pm
26th Council Meeting 7:30pm & Observatory open 8pm - 10pm
 
July 3rd Dr Dave Gavine - ASE
Thomas Henderson - First Astronomer Royal for Scotland
 
10th Observatory open 8pm - 10pm
17th Observatory open 8pm - 10pm
24th Observatory open 8pm - 10pm
31st Council Meeting 7:30pm & Observatory open 8pm - 10pm
 
August 7th Members' Night
Short presentations by members of the Society
 
14th Observatory open 8pm - 10pm
21st Observatory open 8pm - 10pm
28th Council Meeting 7:30pm & Observatory open 8pm - 10pm
 
September 4th Discussion meeting on Light Pollution
 
11th Observatory open 8pm - 10pm
18th Observatory open 8pm - 10pm
25th Council Meeting 7:30pm & Observatory open 8pm - 10pm
26th Doors Open Day
The Society will be opening the Observatory to the public as part of this event organised by the Cockburn Association. Members will be providing guided tours of the Observatory as well as short talks on Astronomy.
 
October 2nd Storm Dunlop FRAS FRMetS
Astronomy and Meteorology
9th Observatory open 8pm - 10pm
16th Observatory open 8pm - 10pm
23rd Observatory open 8pm - 10pm
30th Council Meeting 7:30pm & Observatory open 8pm - 10pm