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Meetings and events in winter 2010/2011

Any changes to our meeting arrangements will be put on our website http://www.astronomyedinburgh.org/. The list below may include events not held by the Society, but of interest to members or to those interested in astronomy. For those events please check independently about cancellation, admission fees, booking, etc.

Oct 1st
20:00, ASE, Church Centre, AUC
Members' Evening
Noctilucent cloud update
Photos from Kellie Castle
Oct 27th
19:30, ASE, Juniper Green Village Hall
Imaging Group
Nov 5th
20:00, ASE, Church Centre, AUC
David Small, President, Astronomical Society of Edinburgh
An introduction to astronomy
Nov 11th
18:00, Early People Gallery, National Museums Scotland
Prof Simon Schaffer, University of Cambridge
Between Edinburgh and Egypt: How the pyramids transformed Scottish astronomy
(see poster, 410 kByte PDF)
Nov 17th
19:30, ASE, Juniper Green Village Hall
Imaging Group
Dec 3rd - CANCELLED !!
20:00, ASE, Church Centre, AUC
Alan Pickup, Visitor Centre, Royal Observatory Edinburgh
Starlab show
The starlab is a mobile, in-door planetarium.
Dec 6th - CANCELLED, rescheduled for Apr 11th
17:30, Royal Society of Edinburgh, 22-26 George Street
Prof John Brown, Astronomer Royal for Scotland
Early watchers of the skies - Makdougall Brisbane and other great Scottish astronomers
(see RSE event schedule)
Dec 15th
19:30, ASE, Juniper Green Village Hall
Imaging Group
Jan 7th
20:00, ASE, Church Centre, AUC
Dr Andy Longmore, Royal Observatory Edinburgh
Adaptive optics - obtaining the finest images from large telescopes
Jan 19th
19:30, ASE, Juniper Green Village Hall
Imaging Group
Feb 4th
20:00, ASE, Church Centre, AUC
Dr Roger Kinns, Maudslay Society
Some new insights into the history of the Time Ball on Calton Hill
Feb 16th
19:30, ASE, Juniper Green Village Hall
Imaging Group
Mar 4th
20:00, ASE, Church Centre, AUC
Annual General Meeting
NB: Members only.
Mar 16th
19:30, ASE, Juniper Green Village Hall
Imaging Group
Mar 24th
19:00, Royal Observatory Edinburgh
The Space Between
This movie by Tim Barrow of Lyre Productions is "an Edinburgh love story and redemption tale".
It was filmed partly at the Royal Observatory Edinburgh.

(see ROE press release for details)
Mar 25th
18:30, City Observatory, Calton Hill
The Space Between
This movie by Tim Barrow of Lyre Productions is "an Edinburgh love story and redemption tale".
It was filmed partly on Calton Hill.