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Winter 2009 Programme of Meetings

Please note that meetings are no longer at the City Observatory.

This winter our meetings take place at the Augustine Church, George IV Bridge, EH1 1EL. Meetings are open to the public and start at 8pm. We are always happy to see new faces.

Any changes to our meeting arrangements will be put on our website http://www.astronomyedinburgh.org/.

Date Event
 
2009 October 2nd Dr Lyndsay Fletcher - University of Glasgow
  "Sunspots - where do they come from and where have they gone?"
 This meeting is at the Augustine Church.
 
2009 October 28th Moonwatch    
  6:30-9:30pm
 This event is at Our Dynamic Earth, Holyrood Road, EH8 8AS. To pre-book your place for this event, please call Our Dynamic Earth on 0131-523.1224/1200.
 
2009 October 31st Moonwatch    
  5:00-7:00pm: early family session
7:30-10:00pm: adult session
 This event is at the City Observatory, Calton Hill, EH7 5AA. This is a free event, but pre-booking is essential. To reserve your place, contact < margaret.findlay @ edinburgh.gov.uk >.
 
2009 November 6th Dr Catherine Smith -  
  "Robert Burns and Astronomy"
 This meeting is at the Augustine Church.
 
2009 December 4th Douglas Cooper - Stirling Astronomical Society
  "Imaging the night sky"
 This meeting is at the Augustine Church.
 
2010 January 8th Melvyn Taylor - Leeds AS and British Astronomical Association
  "Confessions of an amateur observer"
 This meeting is at the Augustine Church.
Please note the date - this is the second Friday of the month.
 
2010 February 5th Dr Ettore Pedretti - St Andrews University
  "Observing stars with the largest optical telescope on Earth"
 This meeting is at the Augustine Church.
 
2010 February 24th Imaging Group
 This meeting is at the Juniper Green Village Hall.
 
2010 March 5th Des Loughney - AS Edinburgh and British Astronomical Association
  "The mysterious eclisping star epsilon Aurigae"
 This meeting is at the Augustine Church.
 
2010 March 17th Imaging Group
 This meeting is at the Juniper Green Village Hall.
 
2010 March 26th Annual General Meeting
 followed by Presidential Address on Noctilucent cloud
 This meeting is at the Augustine Church.