3 June 2022 Meeting Report

2022-06-19T22:54:08+01:004 June 2022|

Jim Paterson spoke to us about “The mustard seed which grew into an observatory”, the story of his involvement in International Dark-Sky Association (IDA) accreditation for Moffat and how that led to a brand new community observatory !

6 May 2022 Meeting Report

2022-06-04T14:10:32+01:008 May 2022|

To open the meeting our President Mark Phillips gave us the usual highlights of the upcoming Society programme. Adding to the good news, the Society grew by no less than [...]

18 March Meeting Report

2022-04-07T08:22:22+01:0020 March 2022|

We had a very interesting talk from Whitham D Reeve about observing HF Meteor Trail Reflections from Anchorage in Alaska.

4 March 2022 Meeting Report

2022-03-20T11:23:51+00:006 March 2022|

Dr Max Ruffert gave a dynamic talk on gamma-ray bursts, black holes, neutron stars and gravitational waves, and provided excellent practical explanations for his theoretical work. Alan Pickup also presented the Sky in March.

18 February 2022 Meeting Report

2022-03-06T09:48:34+00:0019 February 2022|

We had an excellent talk from Lyn Smith of the BAA. With the help of some stunning images and video clips and her normal infectious enthusiasm, Lyn explained the many features of the Sun's atmosphere to a large online audience.

4 February 2022 Meeting Report

2022-02-19T13:31:29+00:006 February 2022|

We were pleased to return to the physical/hybrid meetings at the Augustin United Church on Friday. The invited speaker this week was Professor Giles Hammond from the University of Glasgow who gave an interesting and personal account of his work renovating the 20” Grubb-Parsons telescope.

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