1. IRISH ASTRONOMICAL ASSOCIATION/QUB ARC: Michael West
Public Lecture, February 5, 7.00pm: "The Gaia space mission and
the origins of the Milky Way".
2. ISS: The International Space Station will commence another
series of evening passes over Ireland on 8 February.
3. See Mercury: The elusive innermost planet is still fairly well-
placed for observation in the evening twilight.
4. Possible Solar Flares / CMEs/ Aurorae
5. Supernova in M82 ('Cigar Galaxy') = SN2014J - LATEST
6. Saturn's Shadow
7. GALWAY ASTROFEST, 1 February, Report
8. LOFAR Colloquium UCD
9. METEORITE / SOLAR EVENT AT ULSTER MUSEUM
10: SW KERRY: DARK SKY SITE
11. ALIENS AT ARMAGH PLANETARIUM, 1 March
12: CORK: BCO Events