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Non-ASE events in summer 2015

These are events without ASE involvement, but should be of interest to ASE members and others interested in astronomy. Please check independently about cancellation, admission fees, booking requirements etc.

Also check our links page that lists other organisations, many of which will offer their own full programme details on the web. The Royal Observatory Edinburgh Visitor Centre have an extensive programme of public events - too many events for us to list here and keep track of.

Apr 25th
10:30 and 14:00, Calton Hill, Edinburgh
Dr Bruce Vickery and City of Edinburgh
Astronomy on Calton Hill - Walking tour
Join Dr Bruce Vickery on a walking tour of Calton Hill. Discover more about the site's importance in the history of astronomy, as well as some of the leading figures from the past associated with it.
The tours are free and will last approximately one hour. They will start and finish at the Nelson Monument. In the event of bad weather, the talk will be delivered from inside the Nelson Monument.
Apr 26th
14:00, Calton Hill, Edinburgh
Dr Bruce Vickery and City of Edinburgh
Astronomy on Calton Hill - Walking tour
Join Dr Bruce Vickery on a walking tour of Calton Hill. Discover more about the site's importance in the history of astronomy, as well as some of the leading figures from the past associated with it.
The tours are free and will last approximately one hour. They will start and finish at the Nelson Monument. In the event of bad weather, the talk will be delivered from inside the Nelson Monument.
Apr 29th
10:30 and 14:00, Calton Hill, Edinburgh
Dr Bruce Vickery and City of Edinburgh
Astronomy on Calton Hill - Walking tour
Join Dr Bruce Vickery on a walking tour of Calton Hill. Discover more about the site's importance in the history of astronomy, as well as some of the leading figures from the past associated with it.
The tours are free and will last approximately one hour. They will start and finish at the Nelson Monument. In the event of bad weather, the talk will be delivered from inside the Nelson Monument.
May 2nd
10:30 and 14:00, Calton Hill, Edinburgh
Dr Bruce Vickery and City of Edinburgh
Astronomy on Calton Hill - Walking tour
Join Dr Bruce Vickery on a walking tour of Calton Hill. Discover more about the site's importance in the history of astronomy, as well as some of the leading figures from the past associated with it.
The tours are free and will last approximately one hour. They will start and finish at the Nelson Monument. In the event of bad weather, the talk will be delivered from inside the Nelson Monument.
May 3rd
14:00, Calton Hill, Edinburgh
Dr Bruce Vickery and City of Edinburgh
Astronomy on Calton Hill - Walking tour
Join Dr Bruce Vickery on a walking tour of Calton Hill. Discover more about the site's importance in the history of astronomy, as well as some of the leading figures from the past associated with it.
The tours are free and will last approximately one hour. They will start and finish at the Nelson Monument. In the event of bad weather, the talk will be delivered from inside the Nelson Monument.
May 7th
18:00, International Centre for Mathematical Sciences, 15 South Clerk St, EH8 9AA
Prof Martin Hendry
2020 Vision: Exploring the Cosmos with the Next Generation of Astronomical Telescopes
Public lecture within a workshop on "Solving big data challenges from modern science through statistical modelling". Doors open 17:30. Free, book online.
Jun 6th
12:30, One o'Clock Gun Association, Nelson Monument, Calton Hill, Edinburgh
One o'Clock Gun Day.
105 Regt RA (Vols) will be bringing a 105 mm Light Gun to the event. If you’re in the area the Association will be glad to see you.