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IAS Meetings

Amateur Radio Satellites and receiving live video from the orbiting ISS

by Daniel Cussen

Monday 26th September 2016 (8 pm).
Venue: Ely House, 8 Ely Place, Dublin 2. All welcome, free event.


Where have all the (Bright) Novae gone

by John O'Neill (IAS, AAVSO)

Monday 24th October 2016 (8 pm).
Venue: Ely House, 8 Ely Place, Dublin 2. All welcome, free event.

In the first half of the 20th century, seven bright novae were discovered. Since 1950 that figure is just one. In this talk, John will discuss the lack of recent bright novae discoveries and some of the possible explainations for this. Along the way, he will also touch on what novae are and how you might search for them. He will also recall the excitement of some of the bright novae discoveries of the past.


Exploring the Low Frequency Radio Universe from Birr

by Prof. Peter Gallagher (TCD)

Monday 28th November 2016 (8 pm).
Venue: Ely House, 8 Ely Place, Dublin 2. All welcome, free event.


More talks to follow.


IAS Public Star Parties

Observing at Sandymount

Sandymount, Dublin

Friday, 9th Sep 2016 (20.00 hrs):

The Dublin Sidewalk Astronomers meet at the car park, on Strand Road, just south of the Sandymount Martello Tower, Dublin 4. Free, all welcome.

Members bring along their telescopes and share the wonders of the night-sky with the public.

Futher dates TBA.



Clontarf, Dublin

Saturday, 10th Sep 2016 (20.00 hrs):

This continues the new venture by the Dublin Sidewalk Astronomers of the IAS. The venue is the seafront car park, on Clontarf Road, opposite the Clontarf Bus Garage, Dublin 3. Free, all welcome.

Futher dates TBA.



Other Events

2016 Dates to Save

August 26-28: Skellig Star Party - Ballinskelligs, Co Kerry.
October 28-30: Mayo Dark Sky Festival - Newport, Co Mayo.

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