Aberdeenshire

Email: Survey Officer

Astronomers

Associated People

King, John (fl. 1780s), Clock maker employed by the astronomer Patrick Copland to make models (Reid 1982, 91)

Observatories

Astronomy Groups

Aberdeen Astronomical Society (AberdAS), founded in 1969 at the instigation of Mr W.D. Cooper – a member of staff of Robert Gordon’s College.  With a current membership of about 35. The group meets monthly (second Tuesday of the month) from September to May. During term times the meetings are held at the RGC (Robert Gordon’s College, School Hill, Aberdeen).  They also meets once a month (fourth Tuesday of the month throughout the year) at Bettridge Centre, Newtonhill, where informal observing evenings are held.

Aberdeen West Astronomy Group (WAG), founded (2016?). Members meet monthly (Mon.) at Garlogie Hall, Garlogie.

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