The first meeting of the new season will be held on Monday 5th September 2016, starting at 8pm in Ballyclare High School Lecture Theater. Directions can be found here.
We are really pleased to have a new speaker along to open our season. Mr Stephen Tonkin will be flying over from Hampshire, England to give us a talk titled 'Ten Ways The Universe Tries To Kill You!'
About Stephen: You may well recoignise the name as Stephen has published lots of books on Astronomy and is a regular contributor to magazines like the BBC's Sky At Night. One of his specialities is observing with binoculars, something that we can all do with very little expense. Check out his book on Amazon and his monthly Binocular Tour guide in the Sky At Night mag.
Stephen keeps himself busy by lecturing on Astronomy at Brockenhurst College and volunteers as a STEM Ambassador, which is a great organisation that encourages young people to learn about science and engineering etc.
We are really excited to have Stephen over with us and we hope you will join us for this meeting as it's one not to miss!
We will be on site early for this meeting so we can take the membership donations for the new season, as you know this can take a bit longer to process than a normal night.
As usual, free refreshments will be available after the meeting along with good chat and a chance to catch up after our break.
Under 16's are welcome to come along, but we ask that they are accompanied by an adult.
A donation bucket will be available at the door, if any non members wish to support us!
Hope to see you all there!