All members requested to attend.
Committee member Michael Grehan will present some practical demonstrations and experiements about the Physics of Light and Optics.
On Tuesday 13th February 2018 the IAS will began a new a course on elementary astronomy. The venue is the People's College in the Teachers' Club, 31 Parnell Square, Dublin 1. It consists of 12 weekly one-hour sessions. The total cost is €110.
The lead tutor is John Flannery with special lectures on four evenings by Peter Denman, John Dolan, Michael Grehan, and Mick McCreary. A summary of the course content can be found at Imgur.
For more details and about how to enrol please see People's College or contact the People's College beforehand - Telephone: (01) 8735879, or email the College at email@example.com
Friday, Apr 20th 2018 (20:00)
Members bring along their telescopes and share the wonders of the night-sky with the public.
Photo by M.Murphy.
Saturday, Apr 21st 2018 (20:00)
Beginners may be interested in a astronomy course run by IAS member John Daly. The course includes a primer on Binoculars and Telescopes and practical sessions out under the stars.
It began on 28th Sep 2017. Details can be found at Malahide Community School.
Note that this is not run by the IAS.
June 16: Solarfest, Dunsink Observatory, Co Dublin.
August 10-12 : Skellig Star Party, Ballinskelligs, Co Kerry.
November 2-4: Mayo Dark Sky Festival, Newport, Co Mayo.