Welcome to Cork Astronomy Club

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This Week in Space

February 18th 2019

Mariner 6 launched to Mars.  More about this

The next opportunity to join us will be our monthly public meeting on 11th March, see below.

Annual subscriptions are Adult €30, Family €35, Concession €20

Club news

At 4:45 a.m. on Monday 21st January 2019, while Cork slept, Cork Astronomy Club members on Patrick’s Hill trained their telescopes on the blood moon during a total eclipse. The next really good lunar eclipse to be seen from Ireland will be in 2028.

Mon 11 March  Next Club monthly meeting, “How we got to the moon and back” a talk by Brian MacGabhann of Galway Astronomy Club about the 1969 Apollo 11 mission that landed the first two people on the Moon.

More about us

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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