Welcome to Cork Astronomy Club

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The next opportunity to join us will be when our new season opens on 9th September at UCC.  But if you can’t come on that date, you can email us.   Our annual subscriptions are Adult €30, Family €35, Concession €20

This Week in Space

September 16th 2019

On September 17th 1976 the Space Shuttle is unveiled.

More on this: https://corkastronomyclub.com/category/news/space-news/

Club news

New season has started and the next scheduled lecture is  “The Active Sun” by Dr. Sophie Murray .  Monday 14th October, 8 pm at UCC,  all welcome.

Dr Sophie Murray

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An evening class in astronomy starts 25 September at Ballincollig Community School.   10 Wednesdays (not 6 as previously advertised) €70.  Tutor Tom Bonner, a prominent member of our Club.   Click for more on this.

Astronomy exhibition at Cork City Hall

Above and Beyond, an exhibition to mark the centenary of the International Astronomical Union, has opened at Cork City Hall and will run till 27th September. “Making sense of the universe for 100 years”.   In the Atrium, entrance on Anglesea Street.

UCC’s Prof Paul Callanan will give two lectures there, Fri 20 Sept ─ “How Astronomy put Corke on the Map”, and  Fri 27 Sept—”The mysteries of Black Holes, large and small”

The club has been given permission to have a small display on one of the walls in the Atrium of City Hall next to the exhibition.

Club Astrophotography in City Hall (1)
Club Astrophotography in City Hall (1)
Club Astrophotography in City Hall (2)
Club Astrophotography in City Hall (2)
More about us

Now started again, free monthly public lectures on Mondays at 8pm at UCC, all welcome.  Look at our last season’s lecture list.  Here’s how to get there.

Find out about joining,  why you should … and how to.

For any queries contact Lynda at info@corkastronomyclub.com. Check out and like our page on Facebook and follow us on Twitter,  where you will be well connected to news and information on astronomy, space and the cosmos.

Cork Astronomy Club is part of the Irish Federation of Astronomical Societies

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