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September Newsletter PDF Print E-mail
This months newsletter in pdf format can be downloaded here. (note: this is print format layout and may not read normally if viewing on screen). To download: right click and Save as..
September Meeting PDF Print E-mail

Our first meeting of the new season is on Monday 5th September 2011, starting at 8pm in Ballyclare High School Lecture Theater. Directions can be found here!

Dr. Brian EspeyWe are excited to have Dr.Brian Espey from Trinity College Dublin along as our guest speaker.

Dr. Espey will be presenting a talk entitled "3-D Astronomy" He will be bringing along specialised equipment to allow us to view astronomical images in 3-D from the Earth out through the Solar System to the stars and galaxies beyond. It should be an excellent evenings entertainment.

About Dr.Brian Espey:


Extra meeting in October PDF Print E-mail

There will be an extra meeting of the society on Monday October 17th, when Bill Ward, from Glasgow University, will be paying a visit. We have been trying to get Bill over for quite some time, and this is the only date which suits him this season.

Bill's subject will be "Giant Telescopes" and he will be discussing the evolution of big telescopes and how they are made.

We hope everyone makes a big effort to get along to what should be a very interesting talk.

About BIll:
After finishing a traditional mechanical engineering apprenticeship and finding myself unemployed I returned to

Associate Membership PDF Print E-mail

Due to the great increase of interest, we are very proud to introduce a new associate membership pack!

Are you interested in local astronomy and would like to become a member of the NIAAS but you're unable to attend our meetings in Ballyclare? Then Associate Membership is for you!

New Season! PDF Print E-mail
Our new season of speakers is now almost complete. Click here now to check out what we have planned for 2011 & 2012