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Look out for the posters in the Library, Cafes and An Lanntair Arts Centre for more details.
(Under 16s must be accompanied by an adult)


STORNOWAY ASTRONOMICAL SOCIETY
PROGRAMME FOR 2016

Date Speaker Subject Venue
Tue 2nd
Feb 2016

 

  Outdoor Observing Session
  (weather permitting)

07.30 pm
Braighe Car Park
Isle of Lewis
Wed 3rd
Feb 2016
Donny Mackay
BA, BSc, FBRS

  The Star of Bethlehem

07.00 pm
Tarbert Library
Tarbert
Isle of Harris

Tue 1st
Mar 2016

Angus Morrison
BSc.

  The Moon Landings – Fact or Fiction? 07.30 pm
Newton Centre
Seaforth Road
Stornoway
Isle of Lewis
Wed 2nd
Mar 2016

Angus Morrison
BSc.

  Astronomy Beyond the Visible 07.00 pm
Tarbert Library
Tarbert
Isle of Harris
Tue 5th
Apr 2016
Donny Mackay
BA, BSc, FBRS
  An Introduction to the Solar System 07.30 pm
Newton Centre
Seaforth Road
Stornoway
Isle of Lewis
Tue 3rd
May 2016

David Rowlands
BA, BSc

  Isaac Newton and the Clockwork Universe 07.30 pm
Newton Centre
Seaforth Road
Stornoway
Isle of Lewis
Wed 4th
May 2016
Donny Mackay
BA, BSc, FBRS
  An Introduction to the Solar System 07.00 pm
Tarbert Library
Tarbert
Isle of Harris
Wed 1st
Jun 2016
Angus Morrison
BSc
  Stellar Roadmap – Finding Your Way Around the Night Sky 07.00 pm
Tarbert Library
Tarbert
Isle of Harris
Tue 7th
Jun 2016
Angus Morrison
BSc
  Stellar Roadmap – Finding Your Way Around the Night Sky 07.30 pm
Newton Centre
Seaforth Road
Stornoway
Isle of Lewis
Tue 6th
Sep 2016
Donny Mackay
BA, BSc, FBRS
  An Introduction to Galaxies, Clusters and Nebulae 07.30 pm
Newton Centre
Seaforth Road
Stornoway
Isle of Lewis
Wed 7th
Sep 2016
Donny Mackay
BA, BSc, FBRS
  An Introduction to Galaxies, Clusters and Nebulae 07.00 pm
Tarbert Library
Tarbert
Isle of Harris
Tue 4th
Oct 2016
Angus Morrison
BSc
  Exoplanets 07.30 pm
Newton Centre
Seaforth Road
Stornoway
Isle of Lewis
Wed 5th
Oct 2016
Angus Morrison
BSc
  Exoplanets 07.00 pm
Tarbert Library
Tarbert
Isle of Harris
Tue 1st
Nov 2016

Angus Morrison
BSc

  Annual General Meeting

   followed by a talk on “The Winter Night Sky”
07.30 pm
Newton Centre
Seaforth Road
Stornoway
Isle of Lewis
Wed 2nd
Nov 2016
Donny Mackay
BA, BSc, FBRS
  Mars Exploration and the Search for Life 07.00 pm
Tarbert Library
Tarbert
Isle of Harris
Tue 6th
Dec 2016
    Annual Astro Quiz Night

07.30 pm
Newton Centre
Seaforth Road
Stornoway
Isle of Lewis

Wed 7th
Dec 2016
    Annual Astro Quiz Night

07.00 pm
Tarbert Library
Tarbert
Isle of Harris

 

Painting by David Tait

This is a painting of the Aurora Borealis by local artist David Tait.
David was kind enough to send us this photo of the painting for SAS to display.