Welcome to Cork Astronomy Club

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To find out more about our Club,  email us,   or ring Lynda 087 2321706 (9:00am – 9:00pm).   You can join at our monthly meeting on 10th February, 2020.    If you would prefer to join by post,  email us.   Our annual subscriptions are Adult €30, Family €35, Concession €20.

A benefit of joining now is that you would be able to take part in three events before Christmas, a workshop on the ecliptic (very popular last year especially with beginners) our “Christmas jumper and toy show”, and the annual party.     Ask for details, these events are for members only .

This Week in Space

January 26th 2020

On January 28th 1986 the space shuttle Challenger exploded after liftoff.

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Club news

Black holes large and small will be the topic for our next lecture, 10th Feb 2020.

For our February lecture, UCC professor of physics and astronomy Dr Paul Callanan will explain how recent discoverers have enlarged our knowledge of these objects, and of the history of the universe.

Monday 10th February, 8 pm at UCC,  all welcome.  Please arrive 10 minutes early, or if you wish to join, then ideally at 7.40 if you can.

Prof Paul Callanan, UCC
Prof Paul Callanan, UCC

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More about us

We hold free monthly public lectures on Mondays at 8pm at UCC, all welcome.  Look at our 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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