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November 2019

Introduction to Astronomy

09/11/2019 @ 10:30 am - 1:00 pm
Tory Top Road Library, Tory Top Library, Ballyphehane
Cork, T12 WP57 Ireland
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Members only Tom Bonner Tom Bonner will present this introductory workshop designed for new members (or, maybe not so new members!) An overview of the past to the future, highlighting what astronomy has meant to humankind and where it could be talking us. We will travel to the extremes of both time and space. You can join at the door, email info@corkastronomyclub.com or ring Lynda 087-2321706

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The Eclyptic

30/11/2019 @ 10:30 am - 1:00 pm
Tory Top Road Library, Tory Top Library, Ballyphehane
Cork, T12 WP57 Ireland
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Members only By Tony Jackson Understanding the Ecliptic.  The Ecliptic is the imaginary orbit in the sky that marks the apparent annual path of the sun on the celestial sphere with the Earth as the reference frame. Understanding this momentum explains what and when we see the various objects in the night sky.     Workshop schedule page  

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January 2020

Rocketry

11/01/2020 @ 10:30 am - 1:30 pm
Tory Top Road Library, Tory Top Library, Ballyphehane
Cork, T12 WP57 Ireland
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Tony Jackson, Membership Secretary Members only. Tony Jackson will cover a brief history of rocketry and look at the different kinds of rockets currently in use.

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Stellarium (1)

25/01/2020 @ 10:30 am - 1:30 pm
Tory Top Road Library, Tory Top Library, Ballyphehane
Cork, T12 WP57 Ireland
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Tony Jackson, Membership Secretary Stellarium is software that allows people to use their home computer as a virtual planetarium. It calculates the positions of the Sun and Moon, planets, stars qnd lots more and draws how the sky would look to an observer depending on their location and the time.  Tony Jackson, who is a member of the club's committee, is a past master at using this software and this is the first of two presentations he will be making…

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February 2020

Stellarium (2)

15/02/2020 @ 10:30 am - 1:30 pm
Tory Top Road Library, Tory Top Library, Ballyphehane
Cork, T12 WP57 Ireland
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Tony Jackson, Membership Secretary Stellarium is software that allows people to use their home computer as a virtual planetarium. It calculates the positions of the Sun and Moon, planets, stars qnd lots more and draws how the sky would look to an observer depending on their location and the time.  Tony Jackson, who is a member of the club's committee, is a past master at using this software and this is the second of two presentations he will be making…

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March 2020

Image Processing – Cancelled due to Corona Virus Measures

14/03/2020 @ 10:30 am - 1:30 pm
Tory Top Road Library, Tory Top Library, Ballyphehane
Cork, T12 WP57 Ireland
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Please note these workshops are not open to the public and are confined to club members only. To ask about joining, email info@corkastronomyclub.com or ring Lynda 087-2321706

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April 2020

Celestial Navigation

18/04/2020 @ 10:30 am - 1:30 pm
Tory Top Road Library, Tory Top Library, Ballyphehane
Cork, T12 WP57 Ireland
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November 2020

Processing Lunar Images

17/11/2020 @ 8:00 pm - 9:30 pm
On-Line 🖥Via Zoom, On-Line via Zoom Ireland

Garry O'Brien will be using software in real time to demonstrate how to process images made with video or DSLR's. Garry O'Brien, Image Board controller, Web-site Administrator  

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January 2021

Orion Molecular Cloud Presentation

January 19 @ 8:00 pm - 9:30 pm
On-Line 🖥Via Zoom, On-Line via Zoom Ireland

The Orion Nebula is a favourite target for both visual and astrophotography astronomers alike. This "star nursery" is easily located and amazing to view but what exactly is it? Ted will explain its origins and relevance to star formation. Ted Heubach

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February 2021

Star Magnitude System

February 16 @ 8:00 pm - 9:30 pm
On-Line 🖥Via Zoom, On-Line via Zoom Ireland

Star Magnitude System presented by Tony Jackson Star Magnitude or brightness is classified by a numerical system which can be a little counter intuitive with brighter stars having a minus number. Tony will explain the origins and usages of the magnitude system Tony Jackson, Membership Secretary

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April 2021

Introduction To The Night Sky For Beginners Part 1

April 20 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
On-Line 🖥Via Zoom, On-Line via Zoom Ireland
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Introduction To The Night Sky For Beginners Part 2

April 27 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
On-Line 🖥Via Zoom, On-Line via Zoom Ireland
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May 2021

Introduction to Astronomy (Part 2)

May 13 @ 7:30 am - 9:00 pm
On-Line 🖥Via Zoom, On-Line via Zoom Ireland

Tony Jackson, Membership Secretary The second part of Tony’s two-part beginners workshop has been rescheduled to Thursday 13th May, at 7.30 pm. Tony calls the next session “Dancing with the planets. Understand why the planets move as they do across the sky, and where to find them over the coming months”. In common with all Tony’s workshops, the first part was hugely popular. The theme for part 1 was: Discover the sky, identify prominent objects, and see why the sky…

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