From the Society and elsewhere


March 2019 meeting report

5 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

27 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

13 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.

Telescope Help Shop success!

10 February 2019|

We had a very successful Telescope Help Shop yesterday with 15 people coming along to learn how to get the best out of their telescopes.

December 2018 meeting report

10 December 2018|

Dr Aleks Scholz from the University of St Andrews gave a fascinating talk on the HOYS-CAPS citizen science project, explaining how amateurs can get involved.