Meetings and events in summer 2016

The main series of meetings held by the Astronomical Society of Edinburgh are its Ordinary Meetings, which feature a main talk by a guest speaker on a topic of general interest. The main talk is often preceded by short presentations by members and by a preview of the month's night sky. Ordinary Meetings are held monthly - except June and August - on the first or second Friday of the month. Non-members are welcome to these meetings, which take place at the Augustine Church Centre. Admission is free, for members and non-members.

Other regular meetings – Imaging Group, in-town or out-of-town observing – tend to be for members only. Occasionally, we also run, participate in, or sponsor events for the public. The annual programme is split in two semesters; the winter semester starts on September 1st, the summer semester starts on May 1st. Any changes to our meeting arrangements will be placed on our website

May 6th
20:00, ASE, Church Centre, AUC
Dr Klaus Staubermann, National Museums of Scotland
Reconstructing historic astronomical practice
Jun 3rd
20:00, ASE, Church Centre, AUC
Annual General Meeting
Members only
Followed by a presentation by Scott Paddon on Spectroscopy.
Jul 1st
20:00, ASE, Church Centre, AUC
Dr Bruce Vickery, Astronomical Society of Edinburgh
Charles Piazzi Smyth


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