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Space Weather

by Samuel Bleyen

Monday 27th March 2016 (20.00 hrs).
Venue: Ely House, 8 Ely Place, Dublin 2. All welcome, free event.

Samuel Bleyen is originally from Belgium, however he has lived for 17 years in Ireland now. He have worked in the IT sector for most of my work career. He has a big passion for mathematics and am studying for a degree in mathematics with Open University (both applied & pure mathematics). Along with maths, he has a big interesting in solar astronomy and have been observing the Sun on a regular basis from my backgarden for the last 10+ years. His other big passion are mountains and mountaineering and has done plenty of travel around the world to various mountain ranges and natural parks.

Another talk will follow on Apr 24 by Brian Harvey. The AGM will follow in May.

IAS Public Star Parties

Observing at Sandymount

Sandymount, Dublin

Friday, 3rd Mar 2017 (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.

Photo by M.Murphy.

Clontarf, Dublin

Saturday, 4th Mar 2017 (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.

Other Events

Malahide Community School astronomy course

Beginners may be interested in the astronomy course run by IAS member John Daly at the Malahide Community School. The 10 week course including topics such as planets of the solar system, galaxies, the lives of stars, a brief history of astronomy, advice on choosing a telescope, the latest happenings in space and much more.

More information and how to book. Also you can contact by phone on 01 8460949 or 086 8188783.

Note that this is not run by the IAS.

2017 Dates to Save

March 31 - April 2: Cosmos - Athlone, Co Westmeath.
June 17: Solarfest, Dunsink Observatory, Co Dublin.

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