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26th March 2006

Total solar eclipse in Turkey.

Club members go on an expedition along with several other clubs in IFAS to observe the total solar eclipse in March.
Some fantastic images of the event by Dave Lillis. (Hosted on flickr).
Eclipse Videos (Thanks to Albert White - SDAS & Seanie Morris - TAS)

Turkey Group.jpg (341235 bytes)
Click on the image  to see the group on the beach just before totality.


June  2006

Shannonside at UL Science week

SAC Club members tend to the exhibition & information stand at 
the University of Limerick Science Week event.


18TH August 2006

Shannonside trip to Armagh Observatory

The club organised a trip to the world famous Armagh observatory, we were given a tour of the main building, instrumentation including thee original NGC deepsky catalogue,  the observatory domes, the gounds where there is fuill scale model of the solarsystem and then a trip trough the museum. It was a fantastic trip, one we hope to repeat someday.


16th December  2006

'Observation & Information' night for Bansha National School in Co. Tipperary

Frank & Dave's' Report on the night. (Hosted on IFAS boards).