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News2018-07-18T21:57:03+00:00

November 2019 meeting report

6 November 2019|

Thank you to Matjaz Vidmar from the Royal Observatory Edinburgh for a very interesting and informative talk. I don't think many of us knew just how advanced the Scottish space industry is.

October 2019 meeting report

10 October 2019|

We had a very interesting and future-looking talk by John I. Davies, Senior Researcher & Principium Editor, The Initiative for Interstellar Studies at our October meeting.

September 2019 meeting report

9 September 2019|

What a very entertaining and involving talk we had from Dr Alastair Bruce of the ROE! He brought along his Lego Apollo 11 model and took us through the whole journey with a little orbital mechanics thrown in too.

Charles Piazzi Smyth Symposium

5 August 2019|

During Sept 2-4 2019 there are a series of events to celebrate the life and work of Charles Piazzi Smyth, and his talented partner in life and science, Jessica. All the events are open to the public.

ASE at the Museum of Flight Airshow

28 July 2019|

Ten members of the society hosted our exhibition during the Airshow at East Fortune on the 27th July. We had quite a lot of interest and many people came to visit us.

July 2019 meeting report and information

9 July 2019|

Our honorary president, Professor Andrew Lawrence gave a very engaging talk on Wandering Astronomers: the past, present, and future of mountaintop astronomy, celebrating the work of Charles Piazzi Smyth.