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Thursday, 19 May 2016

[BAA-ebulletin 00915] Summer Meeting in York is now fully booked

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Dear All

I am writing to let you know that the Summer Meeting is now fully booked.

The office will have a waiting list so if anyone cancels we will offer the
place to you on a first come basis.

Thanks
Hazel

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*Hazel Collett*
*Meetings Secretary For the British Astronomical Association*
*Burlington House*
*Piccadilly*
*London*
*W1J 0DU*
*Tel: 07944 751277*
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Good Clear Skies
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Astrocomet
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Colin James Watling
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Various Voluntary work-Litter Picking for Parish Council (Daytime) and also a friend of Kessingland Beach (Watchman)
--
--
Real Astronomer and head of the Comet section for LYRA (Lowestoft and Great Yarmouth Regional Astronomers) also head of K.A.G (Kessingland Astronomy Group) and Navigator (Astrogator) of the Stars (Fieldwork)
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Lyra Main Website: http://www.lyra-astro.co.uk/

[BAA-ebulletin 00916] Request for night sky images over Dedham Vale

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Bob Mizon (Commission for Dark Skies) is seeking images of dark night
skies over Dedham Vale (Essex/Suffolk border). This is to help the
local Dedham Vale Society in its proposed protected dark sky
designation within the IDA scheme.

Bob will be pleased to receive them at bob.mizon AT yahoo.co.uk
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--
Good Clear Skies
--
Astrocomet
--
Colin James Watling
--
Various Voluntary work-Litter Picking for Parish Council (Daytime) and also a friend of Kessingland Beach (Watchman)
--
--
Real Astronomer and head of the Comet section for LYRA (Lowestoft and Great Yarmouth Regional Astronomers) also head of K.A.G (Kessingland Astronomy Group) and Navigator (Astrogator) of the Stars (Fieldwork)
--
Lyra Main Website: http://www.lyra-astro.co.uk/

Tuesday, 17 May 2016

[BAA-ebulletin 00914] Correction to date of the next BAA Meeting on Wednesday 25th May

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BAA electronic bulletin
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Appologies for the error - the correct date for the meeting is 25th May
2016.

Hazel

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I would like to remind you that the next meeting of the BAA will be on
Wednesday *25th May 2016* in the new lecture room, Burlington House.

17:30    Dr Jeremy Shears BAA President - Welcome and Ordinary Meeting,
notices.
17:40    John Toone - The George Alcock Memorial Lecture, 'Systematic
visual photometry of variable stars'

18:35    Dr Joanna Dunkley (Oxford) - 'The invisible universe'

19:25    Nick James - Sky notes

20:00    Close

Doors open at 17.00 and the meeting will start at 17.30 and is due to finish
by 20:00. Tea will be served outside the lecture room on the ground floor
from 17:00

Hope to see you there

Hazel

Hazel Collett
Meeting Secretary

--
*Hazel Collett*
*Meetings Secretary For the British Astronomical Association*
*Burlington House*
*Piccadilly*
*London*
*W1J 0DU*
*Tel: 07944 751277*
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*Hazel Collett*
*Meetings Secretary For the British Astronomical Association*
*Burlington House*
*Piccadilly*
*London*
*W1J 0DU*
*Tel: 07944 751277*
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--
Good Clear Skies
--
Astrocomet
--
Colin James Watling
--
Various Voluntary work-Litter Picking for Parish Council (Daytime) and also a friend of Kessingland Beach (Watchman)
--
--
Real Astronomer and head of the Comet section for LYRA (Lowestoft and Great Yarmouth Regional Astronomers) also head of K.A.G (Kessingland Astronomy Group) and Navigator (Astrogator) of the Stars (Fieldwork)
--
Lyra Main Website: http://www.lyra-astro.co.uk/

Friday, 13 May 2016

Charts-info Astrosite Groningen (May 10, 2016)

We have prepared the following new chart for our homepage: 252P/LINEAR: - a 3.0x4.0 degrees chart for the period 12 -27 May 2016 This new chart is now available in the charts section of our mainpage at: http://www.shopplaza.nl/astro Reinder Bouma/Edwin van Dijk
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--
Good Clear Skies
--
Astrocomet
--
Colin James Watling
--
Various Voluntary work-Litter Picking for Parish Council (Daytime) and also a friend of Kessingland Beach (Watchman)
--
--
Real Astronomer and head of the Comet section for LYRA (Lowestoft and Great Yarmouth Regional Astronomers) also head of K.A.G (Kessingland Astronomy Group) and Navigator (Astrogator) of the Stars (Fieldwork)
--
Lyra Main Website: http://www.lyra-astro.co.uk/

Sunday, 8 May 2016

Charts-info Astrosite Groningen (May 2, 2016)

Dear comet observers,
We have prepared the following new chart for our homepage:    C/2013 X1 (PANSTARRS):    - a 9x12 degrees chart for the period 4 - 24 May 2016    This new chart is now available in the charts section of our  mainpage at: http://www.shopplaza.nl/astro    Reinder Bouma/Edwin van Dijk  ----------------------------------------------------------------------------  ----------------------------------------------------------------------------
--
Good Clear Skies
--
Astrocomet
--
Colin James Watling
--
Various Voluntary work-Litter Picking for Parish Council (Daytime) and also a friend of Kessingland Beach (Watchman)
--
--
Real Astronomer and head of the Comet section for LYRA (Lowestoft and Great Yarmouth Regional Astronomers) also head of K.A.G (Kessingland Astronomy Group) and Navigator (Astrogator) of the Stars (Fieldwork)
--
Lyra Main Website: http://www.lyra-astro.co.uk/

Thursday, 21 April 2016

Charts-info Astrosite Groningen (April 19, 2016)

We have prepared the following new chart for our homepage: 

   252P/LINEAR:    - a 4.5x6.0 degrees chart for the period 21 April - 12 May 2016  
  This new chart is now available in the charts section of our  mainpage at:

 http://www.shopplaza.nl/astro    Reinder Bouma/Edwin Van Dik

-- 
Good Clear Skies
--
Astrocomet
--
Colin James Watling
--
Various Voluntary work-Litter Picking for Parish Council (Daytime) and also a friend of Kessingland Beach (Watchman)
--
--
Real Astronomer and head of the Comet section for LYRA (Lowestoft and Great Yarmouth Regional Astronomers) also head of K.A.G (Kessingland Astronomy Group) and Navigator (Astrogator) of the Stars (Fieldwork)
--
Lyra Main Website: http://www.lyra-astro.co.uk/

Sunday, 17 April 2016

[BAA-ebulletin 00910] Further information about the Summer Meeting

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Dear all

Re the email sent earlier about the Summer Meeting - the date is here is
some further information

Date - SATURDAY 2nd July 2016
Venue - Priory Street Centre, 15 Priory Street, York, YO1 6ET.

Cost - All BAA members & members of BAA affiliated societies and under 16's
£5.00, Non-Members £7.50 **** Closing Date 20th June 2016 ****

Times - doors open at 10.00 am and the meeting will close at 6.00 pm.

For booking details see www.britastro.org/summermeeting2016

 Our speakers are: -

Dr Simon Dye, Nottingham: Weighing Galaxies and Clusters 'using
gravitational lensing'
Prof. Sean Paling: Deep Underground Science at Boulby Mine:The Search for
Dark Matter & Beyond…
Dr Rita Tojeiro, St Andrews: "Mapping the Universe: from bright stars to
dark energy"
Dr Giles Hammond, Glasgow: Advanced LIGO & Gravitational Wave Astronomy
Mr Harley Katz, Cambridge: Galaxy Formation andEvolution - Theory vs.
Observation

We also have thse retailers attending: - BAA Sales, Peak 2 Valley
Instruments, The Widescreen Centre, Grover's Optics Shop

We look forward to seeing you in York

Hazel & John

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Dr John Mason Organiser
*Hazel Collett*
*Meetings Secretary For the British Astronomical Association*
*Burlington House*
*Piccadilly*
*London*
*W1J 0DU*
*Tel: 07944 751277*
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-- 
Good Clear Skies
--
Astrocomet
--
Colin James Watling
--
Various Voluntary work-Litter Picking for Parish Council (Daytime) and also a friend of Kessingland Beach (Watchman)
--
--
Real Astronomer and head of the Comet section for LYRA (Lowestoft and Great Yarmouth Regional Astronomers) also head of K.A.G (Kessingland Astronomy Group) and Navigator (Astrogator) of the Stars (Fieldwork)
--
Lyra Main Website: http://www.lyra-astro.co.uk/

Wednesday, 13 April 2016

Charts-info Astrosite Groningen (April 12, 2016)

Dear comet observers,
We have prepared the following new chart for our homepage:    C/2013 X1 (PANSTARRS):    - a 4.5x6.0 degrees chart for the period 13 April - 4 May 2016    This new chart is now available in the charts section of our  mainpage at: http://www.shopplaza.nl/astro    Reinder Bouma/Edwin van Dijk  ----------------------------------------------------------------------------  ----------------------------------------------------------------------------
-- 
Good Clear Skies
--
Astrocomet
--
Colin James Watling
--
Various Voluntary work-Litter Picking for Parish Council (Daytime) and also a friend of Kessingland Beach (Watchman)
--
--
Real Astronomer and head of the Comet section for LYRA (Lowestoft and Great Yarmouth Regional Astronomers) also head of K.A.G (Kessingland Astronomy Group) and Navigator (Astrogator) of the Stars (Fieldwork)
--
Lyra Main Website: http://www.lyra-astro.co.uk/

Monday, 11 April 2016

Charts-info Astrosite Groningen (April 9, 2016)

We have prepared the following new chart for our homepage:    252P/LINEAR:    - a 6x8 degrees chart for the period 11 - 22 April 2016    This new chart is now available in the charts section of our  mainpage at: http://www.shopplaza.nl/astro    Reinder Bouma/Edwin van Dijk  ------------------------------------------------------------  ----------------------------------------------------------------------------
-- 
Good Clear Skies
--
Astrocomet
--
Colin James Watling
--
Various Voluntary work-Litter Picking for Parish Council (Daytime) and also a friend of Kessingland Beach (Watchman)
--
-
Real Astronomer and head of the Comet section for LYRA (Lowestoft and Great Yarmouth Regional Astronomers) also head of K.A.G (Kessingland Astronomy Group) and Navigator (Astrogator) of the Stars (Fieldwork)
--
Lyra Main Website: http://www.lyra-astro.co.uk/

Tuesday, 1 March 2016

[BAA-ebulletin 00904] Advance Notice for the Summer Meeting on 2nd July 2016 in York

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We are delighted to let you know that the Summer Meeting on Saturday July
2nd 2016 will be in York,  Priory Street Centre, 15 Priory Street, York,
YO1 6ET. Full details are now available on the BAA web page with all the
details for the day.

There will be an entry charge of £5 for BAA members, members of BAA
affiliated societies, and under 16s. The entry charge for non-members will
be £7.50. This includes refreshments throughout the day, but does not
include lunch.

The venue is close to York city centre, and there are lots of eating places
nearby which serve sandwiches, snacks and hot food.

The programme line up is: -

Dr Simon Dye, Nottingham:  *Weighing Galaxies and Clusters 'using
gravitational lensing'*

Prof. Sean Paling:
*Deep Underground Science at Boulby Mine: The Search for Dark Matter &
Beyond…*
Dr Rita Tojeiro, St Andrews:  *'Mapping the Universe: from bright stars to
dark energy'*

Dr Giles Hammond, Glasgow: *Advanced LIGO & Gravitational Wave Astronomy*

Mr Harley Katz, Cambridge: *Galaxy Formation and Evolution - Theory vs.
Observation*


* Details may be subject to alteration.*
If you are considering coming for an extended stay in York we recommend
booking into one of the many hotels or B&B as soon as possible because York
is popular with tourists.

We look forward to seeing you in York

John Mason and Hazel Collett
 --
*Dr John Mason - Organiser and Hazel Collett*
*Meetings Secretary For the British Astronomical Association*
*Burlington House*
*Piccadilly*
*London*
*W1J 0DU*
*Tel: 07944 751277*
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BAA-ebulletin mailing list visit:
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(c) 2016 British Astronomical Association    http://www.britastro.org/
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-- 
Good Clear Skies
--
Astrocomet
--
Colin James Watling
--
Various Voluntary work-Litter Picking for Parish Council (Daytime) and also a friend of Kessingland Beach (Watchman)
--
--
Real Astronomer and head of the Comet section for LYRA (Lowestoft and Great Yarmouth Regional Astronomers) also head of K.A.G (Kessingland Astronomy Group) and Navigator (Astrogator) of the Stars (Fieldwork)
--
Lyra Main Website: http://www.lyra-astro.co.uk/