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Tuesday, 12 October 2010

[BAA 00520] Reminder - Cardiff Back to Basics Workshop on Saturday 16th October 2010

BAA electronic bulletin No. 00520  
There are still a few places left for the Cardiff Back to Basicsorkshop on Saturday 16th October 2010. The closing date has been
extended so if you would still like to attend please contact the BAA
office before 5th October to avoid disappointment. (The British
Astronomical Association, Burlington House, Piccadilly, London W1J ODU
Telephone: 020 7734 4145)
The workshop is being held at the Cardiff School of Physics and
Astronomy, Cardiff University, Queens Building, The Parade Cardiff
CF24 2AA
This workshop has been designed with a programme of short talks and
interactive practical sessions to help you learn basic techniques and
develop your interest to its full potential whether you are a complete
beginner or would like to develop the skill to do a different area of
observation. There will be experienced people on hand to answer your
questions throughout the day.
The cost of this event is =A312.50 to BAA members and =A316.00 to
non-members (price includes a Buffet Lunch,). The day starts at 09:30
with registration and finishes at 17:30.
09.30   Registration =96 Tea/coffee
09:55   Official welcome =96 BAA President, Dr David Boyd
10:00   So what astronomy can I do? =96 BAA Speaker, Hazel Collett.
10:10   Lunar observing =96 BAA Speaker, Martin Morgan-Taylor
10:30   Solar observing =96 BAA Speaker, Peter Meadows
10:50   Time to circulate and visit the retailers
11.00   What equipment & books do I need? =96 BAA Speaker, Dr Stewart Moore
11:40   Time to circulate and visit the retailers
11:50   Observing Saturn & Jupiter =96 BAA Speaker, Dr David Arditti
12:10   Observing Double Stars - BAA Speaker, John McCue
12:30   Lunch
14:00   2 =D7 30 minute workshop sessions
15.00   Afternoon Tea & Time to circulate and visit the retailers
16:30   2 =D7 30 minute workshop sessions
17:30   Feedback and Q&A session
Full Details can be found on the BAA website at:
Hazel Collett
Meetings Secretary
BAA electronic bulletins service.      E-mail:
Bulletin transmitted on Thu Sep 30 22:31:33 BST 2010
(c) 2010 British Astronomical Association
Good Clear Skies
Colin James Watling
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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