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Welcome to IFAS, an umbrella group of Astronomical Clubs & Societies throughout Ireland represented by this FREE website and its committee. Through this website, you can avail of:
- Chat Forums for getting/offering tips, tricks and sharing news and events.
- Club and Society nationwide events posted in one easy-to-find website.
- Upcoming astronomical highlights and events.
- Buy & Sell for private individuals.
- Monthly Sponsored Astrophotography Competitions.
- Useful guides, downloads and more.
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Shannonside AC Presents the Burren Star Party Sept 26th/27th 2014
Shannonside Astronomy Club will be running its annual BSP in the Poulnabrone Dolmen Car Park, County Clare, September 26th-27th 2014. If the weather is not good, it will be moved to Logues Lodge in Ballyvaughan.
September's Astrophotography Competition target: Nebulae & Galaxies
September's target for our competition this month is Nebulae and Galaxies, with a great prize on offer of a a Skywatcher 5 position 1.25" filter wheel, kindly sponsored by Ktec Telescopes Ltd.
To vote on the entries, or take part in our competition, you must be a registered member of our forums. Registration is free, and takes less than 2 minutes.
Vote for the best image of August!
Many thanks to our other monthly sponsor, Scopes & Space Ltd. for their continued support. Currently the August entries of the competition are ready to be voted upon, with aprize of an Orion Starshoot Autoguider camera.
- Shefield Uni produce small telescope with 3D printer
- Small Newtonian reflector. Rasberry Pi with camera. Current design requires embedded lens for eye...
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