Club Programme 2020/2021

All Events

  • Members Speaker Night - via zoom
    Zoom link to follow
    09 Feb, 19:30
    Zoom link to follow
    Please see our blog page for more details on the talk by David Eagle on "Why the universe doesn't care"
  • Members Speakers Night - via zoom
    Zoom Event - Link to Follow
    21 Jan, 19:30
    Zoom Event - Link to Follow
    Please see our blog page for fuller details on the talk on CTR Wilson by Dr Allan Walker
  • Gravitational wave astronomy, what, why, when
    Proudfoot Indoor Sports & Social Club
    14 Jan 2020, 19:30
    Proudfoot Indoor Sports & Social Club, Mansfield Pl, Moffat DG10 9DS, UK
    Plus: The struggle of running your own observatory A talk by Dr Alasdair Taylor of Glasgow University
  • Women in Astronomy
    Proudfoot Indoor Sports & Social Club
    10 Dec 2019, 19:30
    Proudfoot Indoor Sports & Social Club, Mansfield Pl, Moffat DG10 9DS, UK
    Pippa Goldschmidt Astronomer and Author
  • Royal Observatory, Past, Present and Future
    Proudfoot Indoor Sports & Social Club
    12 Nov 2019, 19:30
    Proudfoot Indoor Sports & Social Club, Mansfield Pl, Moffat DG10 9DS, UK
    Dr John Davies, University of Edinburgh
  • The Moffat Observatory - Plans and Video Presentation
    Proudfoot Indoor Sports & Social Club
    08 Oct 2019, 19:30
    Proudfoot Indoor Sports & Social Club, Mansfield Pl, Moffat DG10 9DS, UK
  • Piazzi Smyth and the Origin of Mountain Top Astronomy
    The Proudfoot Institute
    19 Mar 2019, 19:30
    The Proudfoot Institute, Mansfield Pl, Moffat DG10, UK
    This year is the 200th anniversary of the birth of Charles Piazzi Smyth, the second Astronomer Royal for Scotland who was an extraordinary polymath, a pioneer of photography and spectroscopy, made studies of the Zodiacal Light and the Aurora.
  • The Gaia mission: unravelling the composition, formation and evolution of our Galaxy
    Proudfoot Indoor Sports Club
    12 Feb 2019, 19:30
    Proudfoot Indoor Sports Club, Mansefield Place, Moffat DG10 9DS, UK
    A talk by Dr Nick Rowell from the University of Edinburgh
  • The Big and the Small
    The Big and the Small
    Proudfoot Institute, Moffat
    08 Jan 2019, 19:30
    Proudfoot Institute, Moffat, Moffat DG10, UK
    A talk from Professor Craig Butter
  • Guest Speaker from Glasgow University
    Guest Speaker from Glasgow University
    Proudfoot Institute
    11 Dec 2018, 19:30
    Proudfoot Institute, Mansfield Pl, Moffat DG10, UK
    The topic for this presentation will be advised nearer the time
  • Observing Night
    Observing Night
    The Green Frog
    29 Nov 2018, 19:30
    The Green Frog, Hammerlands, Moffat DG10 9QL, UK
    Observational astronomy session with telescopes and binoculars
  • New Horizons in the Solar System
    New Horizons in the Solar System
    Proudfoot Institute
    13 Nov 2018, 19:00
    Proudfoot Institute, Mansfield Pl, Moffat DG10, UK
    A talk by John Davies of Edinburgh University
  • Practical Session
    Practical Session
    Lochmaben
    25 Oct 2018, 19:00
    Lochmaben, Lochmaben, Lockerbie DG11, UK
    To be held at members house in Lochmaben. Time and travel details nearer the time.This will be a practical session on telescope set up and use.
  • To Be Announced
    To Be Announced
    Proudfoot Institute
    08 Oct 2018, 19:30
    Proudfoot Institute, Mansfield Pl, Moffat DG10, UK
    The topic for this session will be advertised nearer the time.
  • Observing Session
    Observing Session
    The Green Frog
    27 Sept 2018, 19:00
    The Green Frog, Hammerlands, Moffat DG10 9QL, UK
    Weather permitting, gather at the Green Frog for telescope and binocular viewing.
  • September 2018 and AGM
    September 2018 and AGM
    Proudfoot Institute
    26 Sept 2018, 17:30 – 21:30
    Proudfoot Institute, Mansfield Pl, Moffat DG10, UK
    AGM plus a presentation from Stephen Hunter on the astronomical year ahead. Note this meeting has passed!

OTHER EVENTS