Moray’s Astronomy Club

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

Meetings will continue on Zoom until further notice.

PLEASE NOTE
SIGMA will hold its AGM at Lhanbryde Community centre, Robertson Road, Lhanbryde, Elgin IV30 8QQ and via ZOOM webinar on Friday 3rd June 2022 at 7.30pm, with the online room opening at 7.15pm for a 7.30pm start. Following the AGM there will the SOAK event with solar observing and a buffet.

Not a Member? Why not come along as the first meeting’s free so you can ‘try before you buy’. For a link to the next meeting contact us via Email

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

The programme for 2022 can be found here.

 

 

Forthcoming Meetings

Until further notice meetings will be online to members and affiliated clubs. New/potential members may access these meetings by contacting us in advance.


Friday, 3 June 2022

SIGMA Annual General Meeting and SOAKE
This meeting will be held at Lhanbryde Community Centre and via Zoom.
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Friday, 1 July 2022

Exploring Cosmic Dawn with the James Webb Space Telescope
Prof. Jim Dunlop, Royal Observatory Edinburgh
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Since April 2020 our meetings have been held online via Zoom.

This has enabled the Club to keep up our monthly meetings and for our members and affiliated clubs/societies to participate in each others meetings.

We plan to continue to hold our meetings like this until further notice.

If you are not already a SIGMA member and would like to become one to enable you to join our online meetings please contact Mick at:
membership@sigma-astro.co.uk

Current membership costs £24 per year, payable each January.

Selected past webinar meetings can be found on the

SIGMA YouTube Channel

Here’s a few screen grabs from past webinars.

Images of the Moment

Atlas Rocket

Landsat 9 - Atlas V - Centaur Upper Stage Deorbit Burn

by Alan Tough
Date: 27th September 2021
Aurora and meteor

Aurora and Meteor

Taken from Hopeman. Meteor may be a Southern Taurid
by Alan Tough
30th October 2021
Jovian moons

Jupiter and its moons

by MickO’Donnell

1st July 2021

(Ganymede, Io, JUPITER, Europa, Calisto)

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

Get Involved

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 What’s On section of this website, or download a copy of our 2020 Leaflet (pdf).

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

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