SIGMA Events Programme for 2014

Meetings are held on the first Friday of every month at Birnie Village Hall near Elgin.

Doors open at 7pm for a 7.30pm start.

Non-members are always welcome and refreshments are provided (for a small donation).

SIGMA regularly holds public observing sessions at its dark site outside Elgin. Visit our Public Events page to see what we have planned.

10th January
Combined Equipment Night/ BBC Two Stargazing LIVE Public Observing Session
Lhanbryde Community Centre, Robertson Road, Lhanbryde, IV30 8QQ, 7pm start.

7th February
Building the International Space Station
Chris Stradling, SIGMA

7th March
Going Over Galaxies with a Fine Tooth Comb
Megan Argo, Jodrell Bank

4th April
Comets and the Amateur Astronomer
Denis Buczynski, BAA Comet Section

2nd May
Runaway Rockets and Other Space Disasters
John Davies, RoE

6th June
Annual General Meeting

4th July
Solar Outdoor Astronomical Kitchen Event (SOAKE)
Lhanbryde Community Centre

1st August
The Great Debate
Robert Hughes, Astronomical Society of Glasgow

5th September
Haloes and Other Wonders of the Night Sky
Brian Kelly, Discovery Dundee

3rd October
Aberdeen’s Most Famous Astronomer
Dr John Reid, University of Aberdeen

7th November
2020 Vision: the Future of Astronomical Observations
Prof Martin Hendry, University of Glasgow

5th December
SIGMA Christmas Quiz and prize draw

The 2014 Leaflet is available to download (pdf).