SIGMA Events Programme for 2015

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.

Friday 9th January
Venue: Lhanbryde Community Centre
SIGMA Stargazing Night

Friday 6th February
James Clerk Maxwell
Howie Firth MBE

Friday 6th March
Going Over Galaxies with a Fine Tooth Comb
Megan Argo, University of Manchester

Friday 3rd April
Building the International Space Station
Chris Stradling, SIGMA

Friday 1st May
Moons of the Solar System
Lyn Smith, BAA/Clydesdale AS

Friday 5th June
Annual General Meeting and Solar Outdoor Astronomical Kitchen Event (SOAKE) at Birnie Village Hall

Friday 14th July
Inaugural Prof George Fraser Memorial Lecture at Gordonstoun
‘Mars – A Family Perspective’
David and Bryn Oh

Friday 7th August
Johannes Kepler – Harmony of the Spheres
Paul Kieniewicz, Strathdeveron Dark Sky Society

Friday 4th September
Lucky 13 – The Story of Apollo 13
David Paterson, Dundee AS

Friday 2nd October
James Webb Space Telescope
Gillian Wright, UK STFC

Friday 6th November
Sounding Out The Sun And Stars
Lyndsay Fletcher, University of Glasgow

Friday 5th December
SIGMA Christmas Quiz and prize draw

The 2015 Leaflet is available to download (pdf).