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25 March 2012
Preview of 2012 Summer Public Events

Here are provisional details of the public events planned during the summer of 2012......

 

Noctilucent Clouds Talk by Ken Kennedy (BAA Aurora Section Director)

Fri 25th May (7-10pm) at Castlehill Heritage Centre, Castletown

 

Aurora Talk by Ken Kennedy (BAA Aurora Section Director)

Sat 26th May (2-4:30pm) at Caithness Horizons. Includes a display of stunning photos showing aurora and NLCs taken by local photographers.

 

Observe the Transit of Venus across the Sun – get up early and join us for the chance to observe an event that will not be seen again for over 100 years!

Wed 6th June (at Sunrise) - Observing location TBC.

 

Exoplanets Talk by Prof Andrew Collier Cameron (St Andrews Univ)

Fri 15th June (7-10pm) at Castlehill Heritage Centre

 

"The Future of Spaceflight" by  Duncan Lunan (Astronomers of the Future)

Fri 31st August (7-10pm) at Thurso High School

 

CAG Open Day incl Solar Observing

Sat 1st Sept (1:30-4pm) at Caithness Horizons

 

Dates/times/venues are subject to change. Weather permitting solar observing will take place before the talks.
 




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