4th February 2009
We had our AGM as per usual and
nominated the committee members, and went through the clubs accounts.
12th March 2009
SAC PRO - Conan McDonnell,
Conan did a fab interview in the
Limerick Independent newspaper advertising next months public observing session,
publicising the club and publicising astronomy in general, weldone
2-5th April 2009
International Year of Astronomy
public outreach observing sessions
The club ran public outreach
observing sessions at O'Callaghans Strand in Limerick from 8pm on these 4
nights. We had many people show up, where they saw the Moon, the planets and some
Its was an enjoyable event, one which will be repeated.
10th August 2009
West Limerick FM interview
Dave and Frank went along to
Newcastle West and visited the West Limerick FM radio station and had a good
hour long interview
where we went through the clubs history and details, the starparty and general
Its one we'd look forward to doing again.
9th September 2009
Thomas Bopp presents Whirlpool
print the Lord Rosse
Thomas (invited speaker for this
years BSP) presented a high quality print form the hubble space telesscope to
7th Earl of Lord Rosse in the Birr castle science center.
Dave Lillis / Frank Ryan / William Parsons / Thomas Bopp / Gordon Lawlor
25-26th September 2009
This years starparty was a great
success, the speakers were Chuck Woods from Sky&Telescope and LPOD, Piers
Bizony and Kevin Nolan.
The spoke about Observing the Moon, Astronomy and Scifi and MArs exploration
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