Programme for 2008 and 2009

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


  • September 1st. Colin Johnston ( Armagh Planetarium )
    Going To The Stars
  • October 6th. EAAS Members ( EAAS )
    10 Minute Astronomy - Favourite types of object to observe and the equipment I use to observe them
  • November 3rd. Dr Don Pollacco ( QUB )

  • December 1st. Eamonn Keyes (EAAS)
    Wilson and Palomar- The Great Californian Observatories


  • January 5th.
    NIAAS Launch Party
  • February 2nd. Dr.R.T James McAteer ( TCD )( NASA - STEREO )
    Andrew Trimble Memorial Lecture.The Sun-Earth connection
  • March 2nd. Deidre Kelleghan ( IAS )
    Galileo? Galileo? Who on Earth was Galileo?
  • April 6th. Dr Michael Simms ( National Museums Northern Ireland )
    Bovedy, Crumlin and other meteorites: Where did they come from and what can they tell us?
  • May 11th. Michael O'Connell ( Chairperson TAS & IFAS )
    Constructing a 16" Dobsonian Telescope


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