Forthcoming Meetings

4th November
“Observing Uranus and Neptune”

Speaker: Mike Lunan, Caithness Astronomy Group
Ice giants Uranus and Neptune are usually overlooked in talks about planets, largely because they are not easy to observe. 

Mike’s talk will give us an insight into why they are so different from the other gas giants, and so different from each other.  There will also be up-to-date news about Pluto, including images from New Horizons.

2nd December
“Christmas Quiz & Prize Draw”
for SIGMA Members and your Families
Our annual opportunity to bring the family along for a night of fun, questions and mince pies to end the year.

There will also be the usual prize draw and an update on planned events for SIGMA in 2017.

The full programme for 2016 can be found here

All club members can also attend the meetings by the Highlands Astronomical Society (HAS).

Future meetings:

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

Not sure where we meet? Follow this link to Birnie Village Hall where we meet, with doors at 7pm for a 7.30pm start.

Image(s) of the Moment:

Penumbral Eclipse (Harvest Moon), 16 September

by club member Alan Tough
These images were taken from Lossiemouth Beach.

More images from club members can be seen at the gallery.

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