Please note these workshops are not open to the public and are confined to club members only. Workshops are generally held at Tory Top Road Library and run from 11 AM to 1 PM.
To ask about joining, email firstname.lastname@example.org or ring Declan 087-2522216
Members are invited to bring their telescopes along for the club experts to advise on how to use or get better use of. Also for members thinking of buying a new scope.
New Members Morning
Your opportunity as a new member to come along and learn about the club in an informal meeting over tea/coffee and scones.
The Analemma – Doroteja Repic
Doroteja Repic will explain how the sun traces a figure of 8 pattern and how to trace this pattern over a twelve month period.
Introduction to Astrophotography – Aiden O’Herlihy
Aiden O’Herlihy will introduce newcomers to the basics of Astrophotography using a DSLR camera either on its own or attached to a telescope.
Lets Talk Books – Paul Murphy
A forum for members to recommend books to read and bring books relating to astronomy, space travel, history of science, sci-fi etc. to swap or give away
Social Media – Paul Murphy
Paul will help members understand the social media platforms the Club uses and become more familiar with how each platform operates.
Sundials – James Quain
Follow on from a monthly lecture on the same topic, James will introduce us to sundials followed on by a hands-on practical exercise in small groups.
Viewing Sunspots – Jan Cap
How to view sunspots, how they are catalogued, reasons for their variability etc.
As this is a weather dependent event the date and location will be advised closer to the event.