5th February 2016
The club had it AGM this
month, a new committe was elected. It was also decided to change the club
years start to September, so that future AGMs are held that month.
14-16th April 2016
Global Astronomy Month 2016
The club ran its annual Global astronomy
Month outreach observing sessions over the Thursday-friday-Saturday nights. We
were lucky to have clear skies on all 3 nights. We managed to see the planet
MErcury before it set and observed the transit of Io across Jupiter. great views
of the Mon were had, there were many memebrs of the public at it due to the good
1st September 2016
club held its AGM and a new committee was elected and some new members welcomed
into the club. This was an open night and it ended up been a discussion on
observing targets for the up and observing starparties.
3-4th September 2016
Burren StarParty 2016, weekend 1
BSP, this year we decided to run
2 weekends for the Burren Starparty in an attempt to increase the odds of having
a clear sky. However this weekend ended up been cloudy so no observing was done.
We still showed up at the Dolmen carpark in the hope and caught a few glimpses
of the Milkyway.
30th Sept - 1st
2016, weekend 2
BSP, we're hoping
for clear skies for this event, please keep and eye on our facebook page for up
to date news on this event.
08th October 2016
IOM (internation Observe the
The club will be running a
public observing session at O'Callaghans strand on the Saturday night, from 8pm
onwards, there will be a nice Moon in the sky for us to set our telesciopes on.
Members of the public are welcome to this free event, weather dependent, Please
keep an eye on our facebook for news on this nearer to the event.