Charles Piazzi Smyth exhibition

2019-03-30T15:49:53+01:0022 March 2019|

An exhibition to celebrate the 200th anniversary of Edinburgh astronomer Charles Piazzi Smyth will open in the Nelson Monument on Calton Hill on 1st April 2019.

March 2019 meeting report

2019-03-05T15:02:43+01:005 March 2019|

Again this month we had over 100 people and a great talk by Professor Alex Murphy from the University of Edinburgh on "Dark Matter: what is it, and how are we going to find it?"

It’s galaxy season

2019-03-30T10:25:05+01:0027 February 2019|

As the familiar Winter constellations of Orion, Taurus and Gemini head westwards in the evening, the galaxy-rich constellations of Leo, Canes Venatici and Ursa Major move in.

ASE-24: Observing list for beginners

2019-04-05T23:23:14+01:0013 February 2019|

At the Telescope Help Shop on 9 February we launched our ASE-24. This is an introductory observing list of 24 objects for people new to astronomy, numbered for our founding year of 1924.