Events - Talks and Workshops.

  Date Time Event Venue
Thursday 24th
October 2019
8pm Telescope Workshop

- Derek Dempsey.

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telescope A quick flip through the pages of any astronomy magazine reveals a bewildering array of telescope models and their associated mounts:

This wide variety can, however, be broken down into a small number of design types, each with their advantages and disadvantages. The issues of telescope set-up and alignment will be discussed, together with accessories such as lenses and filters. The talk will conclude with a brief look at the options available for connecting a camera to a telescope.

There will be a number of telescope models on display.

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Hotel Newport
4th - 10th
October 2019
  Space Week 2019

November 1st - 3rd   Mayo Dark Sky Festival 2019

Click here to visit the festival website.
and Ballycroy

The next observing session will be scheduled soon, depending on the weather (and the midges!).

Anyone out there with a telescope still in its box or gathering dust in the attic ?

Get in touch - we can organize a workshop around getting you set up; you'll be enjoying the night sky through your own telescope in no time !