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All meetings start at 8pm in the Lecture Theatre at Ballyclare High School, Ballyclare, County Antrim. For directions, click here.


September 5th - Brian Espey (Trinity College) - 3D Astronomy

October 3rd - Beginner's night -
Tom Przezdziecki (NIAAS) - Black Holes
Jonathan Bingham (NIAAS) - Observing the Moon
Observing session (weather permitting)

October 17th - Bill Ward (Glasgow University) - Giant Telescopes

November 14th - Dr Rubina Kotak (QUB) - Supernovae

December 5th - Kevin Berwick (IAS) - Urban astronomy - Observing the night sky from the city.


January 2nd - Member's night -
Phil Matchett (NIAAS) - Aurorae
Stevie Beasant (NIAAS) - Orion, more than a Nebula
Observing session (weather permitting)

February 6th - Dr Tom Mason MBE (Armagh) Andrew Trimble Lecture

March 5th - Dr Iain MacLaren (Galway) - Cosmology

April 2nd - Ronan Newman (Galway) Enterprise to Endeavor - A History of the Space Shuttles

May 14th - Members night/ AGM
Simon Sloan (NIAAS) - Spring double stars
Mark Kerr (NIAAS) - TBA

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