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IAA Summer Solstice BBQ, 26 June 2004

The Irish Astronomical Association (IAA) held their annual Summer Solstice BBQ at the Observatory on the afternoon and evening of 26 June 2004. Approximately 25 IAA members, guests and visitors from all over Ireland attended the event, as well as a number of Observatory staff and students. Activities included an astronomical quiz arranged by Terry Moseley (IAA), a tour of the main Observatory building by Mark Bailey, a talk on recent developments at the Observatory, and daytime observations of both the Sun and Moon.

Figure 12: Members of the Irish Astronomical Association during their tour of the Observatory on 26 June 2004. Image courtesy of Miruna Popescu.