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Postponed event update - the event originally scheduled for June has now been re-scheduled to be held on the 7th December. This also corresponds to 10 years since CAG formed - cue an excuse for cake!

 

CAG Programme of Events for 2018

Fri 19th Jan - Members Dark Skies event

Fri 9th Feb  - Members Dark Skies event

Sat 10th March - AGM - Caithness Horizons at 1230pm

Thurs 15th March - "Lochaber to the Cosmos" - Dr Alec MacKinnon (CAG are hosting this Public Talk as part of Caithness Science Festival). 7.30pm at Thurso High School.

Sat 17th March - CAG at the Caithness Science Festival Fun Day. Wick School Campus.

Fri  20th Apr - "To Pluto and Beyond" - public talk by Mike Lunan

Fri 18th May - Observing and Imaging equipment event. This year we're opening this event to non-members who book in advance, so if you wish to see and learn about a selection of observing equipment, and maybe get advice about setting up your own telescope then get in touch with us.

Fri 1st June - “Listening to Einstein’s Universe: The Dawn of Gravitational-Wave Astronomy” - Prof Martin Hendry MBE - POSTPONED until a later date

Sat 11th Aug - CAG Members Perseid Meteor watch

Sat 8th Sept - CAG at Orkney International Science Festival Family Day
Tues 11th Sept - "Confessions of an Astronomer" - Prof Ian Robson

Fri 5th October - "Mars from Curiosity's Perspective" - Pauline Macrae (HAS)

Fri 2nd November - Dark Skies Public Event at Forsinard

Fri 7th Decmber - “Listening to Einstein’s Universe: The Dawn of Gravitational-Wave Astronomy” - Prof Martin Hendry MBE

Fri 14th December - Members Moon, Mars, Meteors & Mince Pies event (& comet 46P/Wirtanen)

 

More details for each event will be posted in due course on the news page of this website. All events are at 7pm in the Castlehill Heritage Centre, Castletown unless stated otherwise.




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