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Moray's Astronomy Club, SIGMA

Forthcoming Meetings

Friday 4th May 2018
Strange Clouds in the Northern Sky
Ken Kennedy - Mill’s Observatory, Dundee

One of SIGMA’s longstanding friends and speaker returns this month to share with us his knowledge of the strange phenomenon of Noctilucent clouds.

Friday 1st June 2018
Annual General Meeting/Solar Observing/ Equipment Night/Social
Venue: Morayvia, Kinloss

Another chance to catch up with events within SIGMA over the last year and to elect the new committee.

The full programme for 2018 can be found here or as a pdf.

We meet first Friday of the month (unless otherwise specified) at Birnie Village Hall. Doors at 7pm for a 7.30pm start.

Not a Member? Why not come along as the first meeting's free so you can 'try before you buy'.

Club members can also attend the meetings of the Highlands Astronomical Society (HAS). Details of forthcoming meetings of both can be found in the Whats On section of this website, or download a copy of our 2017 Leaflet (pdf).

You can also follow SIGMA on Twitter and Facebook to keep up to date with our latest news.

Image(s) of the Moment:

Nacreous Clouds (Type II Polar Stratospheric Clouds), 23 December 2017
by club member Alan Tough

Alan saw these Nacreous clouds with their aurora-like colors peeking through a gap in ordinary rainclouds over Elgin (which is a full 10 degrees below the Arctic Circle!).

Click on image for larger version

More images from club members can be seen on our Flickr pages.