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Calendar of AAS Events for 2020/2021

Please note that AAS Meetings at RGC and Bettridge Centre are unfortunately cancelled until further notice due to the current coronavirus situation, but may be held online instead 
  (look out for notices on
aberdeenastro.groups.io )

 

Hopefully we can get going again when the situation eventually improves.  Stay safe everyone..

Meetings at RGC Aberdeen,  start at 7 pm unless otherwise stated (directions to RGC
Meetings at Bettridge Centre, Newtonhill start at 7 pm unless otherwise stated (directions to Bettridge Centre
 

Date

Event

Location

     
2021-Apr-13
(Tue)
Online Meeting
Meeting/Talk 
"The Cassini Mission to Saturn" by
Carl Murray, from Queen Mary University of London
Online meeting via Zoom. 
7:30 to 9:30 pm

2021-Apr-27
(Tue)
Online Meeting
Informal Meeting, including AGM
Online Meeting via Google Meet
AGM followed by usual chit-chat

One thing is that the committee is looking for is feedback and suggestions from the members on what they want from the society so please give it some thought.

7:30 to 9:30pm
    
 
Past Events (2020/2021)    
2020-Sep-08
(Tue)
Online Meeting
Meeting/Talk
"The life and extraordinary achievements of US astronomer George Ellery Hale" by Neville Browne, Aberdeen Astronomical Society.

Due to the Coronavirus situation this meeting will be held online and limited to AAS members only. Anyone is welcome to become a member, please see our contact page for details.

2020-Sep-22
(Tue)
Online Meeting
Informal Meeting
No meeting at Bettridge Centre due to Coronavirus situation
Meeting will take place online instead.
2020-Oct-13
(Tue)
Online Meeting
(Note change in date)
Meeting/Talk
"The ice giants Uranus and Neptune" by Pauline McCrae, Highlands Astronomical Society.

Due to the Coronavirus situation this meeting will be held online and limited to AAS members only. Anyone is welcome to become a member, please see our contact page for details.

2020-Oct-27
(Tue)
Online Meeting
Informal Meeting No meeting at Bettridge Centre due to Coronavirus situation
Meeting will take place online instead
2020-Nov-10
(Tue)
Online Meeting
Meeting/Talk
"How to weigh the universe" by Colin Stuart (external speaker).

The talk will be by an external speaker, Colin Stuart, who will speak on the fascinating topic of "how to weigh the universe". 
 
Due to the Coronavirus situation this meeting will be held online and limited to AAS members only. Anyone is welcome to become a member, please see our contact page for details.

2020-Nov-24
(Tue)
Online Meeting
Informal Meeting Online Meeting due to Coronavirus situation
2020-Dec-08
(Tue)
Online Meeting
AAS Christmas Quiz Night Online event to take place on Google Meet
2021-Jan-12
(Tue)
Online Meeting
Meeting/Talk 
"Surviving on Mars - living in a hostile environment" by John MacNicol 
Online meeting via Zoom. 
7:30 to 9:30 pm
2021-Jan-26
(Tue)
Online Meeting
Informal Meeting
Online instead via Google Meet

(No meeting at Bettridge Centre due to Coronavirus situation)
2021-Feb-09
(Tue)
Online Meeting
Meeting/Talk 
"Fuzzy Blobs - A Guide of the Perplexed" by Steven Tonkin 
Online meeting via Zoom. 
7:30 to 9:30 pm

The talk will focus on those misty patches in the night sky we call nebulae; what they are, and what they tell us about both our own galaxy and the universe in general.

Stephen is a writer and presenter, having written several books on practical astronomy. He has been educating people about the night sky for over 35 years. He writes a regular monthly column for the Sky at Night magazine, and is a fellow of the Royal Astronomical Society.
2021-Feb-22
(Tue)
Online Meeting
Informal Meeting
Online Meeting via Google Meet
7:30 to 9:30pm
2021-Mar-09
(Tue)
Online Meeting
Meeting/Talk 
"Observing the high redshift frontier with the JWST" by Emma Curtis-Lake from Cambridge University 
Online meeting via Zoom. 
7:30 to 9:30 pm

2021-Mar-23
(Tue)
Online Meeting
Informal Meeting
Online Meeting via Google Meet
7:30 to 9:30pm
    
 
    
 

 

Meetings at RGC start at 7 pm unless otherwise stated
Meetings at Bettridge Centre, Newtonhill start at 7pm unless otherwise stated
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Knockburn Loch. Look out for notices from Neal Weston
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