Winter 2004 Programme of Meetings
Ordinary meetings take place at 8pm (Civil Time) in the City Dome of the City Observatory, Calton Hill (usually on the first Friday of the month). On other Fridays we are often there between 8pm and 10pm if the skies are clear. Please check by phone before coming up the hill.
Any changes to our meeting arrangements will be put on our website http://www.astronomyedinburgh.org/ and on the answering machine at the observatory (556 4365).
|2004||October||1st||Dave Edwards||-||Open University|
|Open University introductory Astronomy courses|
|November||5th||Demonstration of some astronomy software and a video|
|December||3rd||Graham Rule||-||ASE Secretary|
|"History of the Calton Hill Observatories"|
|And Pre-Xmas Social|
|2005||January||7th||Charlie Gleed||-||ASE Treasurer|
|February||4th||Des Loughney||-||ASE President|
|"Mars Revisited - An illustrated review of the work of the Mars Rovers and Mars Express over the last year."|
|21st||Prof John Zarnecki||-||Open University|
|"Huygens - A first look at Titan"|
|The President of the Royal Scottish Society of Arts has invited members of the ASE to this meeting which will take place at Our Dynamic Earth at 7pm. Please see the RSSA website for further details|
|March||4th||As the previously announced speaker was unable to be in Edinburgh for this evening presentations were given by Des Loughney, Horst Meyerdierks, and Alan Pickup|
The Observatory will be open to the public between 8pm and 10pm (possibly later if the weather is good).
|25th||Annual General Meeting|
|Due to unavoidable delays in
circulating the Annual Report and Accounts the AGM has been
postponed to the last Friday on March. Members are invited
to attend a meeting of the Council which will follow the
(It has been pointed out that this is Good Friday and that some members will be unable to attend because of other commitments. We apologise for this unavoidable clash but it was necessary to hold the AGM as near to the end of March as possible.)