Moray’s Astronomy Club

We meet first Friday of the month (unless otherwise specified) at Lhanbryde Community Centre. Doors open 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’.

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

If you are not already a SIGMA member and would like to become one please contact our Membership Secretary at:
membership@sigma-astro.co.uk or visit Membership Information

Meetings have returned to in-person meetings, but there may be the occasional ZOOM meeting depending on Speaker’s availability/location.

The next few meetings are planned as follows: 

September This will be a Zoom only meeting (not held at Lhanbryde)
October at Lhanbryde Community Centre
November
The speaker will be presenting from the USA over Zoom.  A decision will be made by the Committee closer to the meeting date as to whether this will be an online or in-person meeting, subject to testing the broadband capabilities of the hall and other technological issues.
 
December
Quiz Night.  A decision will be made nearer the time if this will be at Lhanbryde or online with other clubs participating.
January, February and March These will be fully online via Zoom.  This is to avoid having to cancel any meetings due to bad weather locally or affecting the Speakers being able to travel to Moray.
 
Any change to the above will be advised to members by email and on the website.
 

Forthcoming Meetings

Friday, 2 September 2022 – ZOOM only

A billion years of stargazing
Dr Michael Petersen, Royal Observatory Edinburgh
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Friday, 7 October 2022

The Life of a Planetary System
Dr Tom Wilson, University of St Andrews
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Autumn Weekend Meeting – A Sun and its Solar System

Friday 9th – Sunday 11th September 2022
UHI Moray, Moray Street, Elgin, IV30 1JJ

Members of the BAA, Affiliated Societies and members of SIGMA are entitled to a 25% discount on the ticket price.

For more information visit
https://britastro.org/event/elgin-2022

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).

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

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