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Tuesday, 26 April 2011

[BAA-ebulletin 00576] The next One Day BAA Meeting, Saturday May 7th 201, Norwich

BAA electronic bulletin

The next One Day BAA Meeting will be held on Saturday May 7th 2011 in
The Registry, University of East Anglia, Norwich, NR4 7TJ

The title is "Working together - collaboration between amateur and
professional astronomers".

Registration is at 10.30 and will be finishing at 17.30. If conditions
are good Norwich Astronomical Society will open its observatory and
invite you to go at 19:30. The programme aims to help show how
amateurs and professionals can work together.

If you would like to come please book via the BAA office or on line
soonest to ensure a place. The closing date is 20th April and it costs
£11.00 for BAA members and £15.00 for non-BAA members. Accompanied
Children under 16 at £5.00. This cost includes a buffet lunch and
tea/coffee during registration and in the afternoon. Please advise
when booking if you have any dietary needs.

This is the programme for the day: -

10:30   Registration – Tea/coffee
10:50   Official welcome – BAA President, Dr David Boyd
11:00   Mr Mike Foulkes, Dr John Rogers and Dr Leigh Fletcher on "The
Giant Planets"
                                        - Jupiter impacts, Jupiter
SEB life cycle, Jupiter global upheavals and atmospheric motion
                                        - Saturn storm-prone
latitudes, Saturn polar dynamics, Saturn seasonal evolution
                                        - Dynamics and weather on the
ice giants
13:15   Lunch
14:30   Mr Robin Leadbeater and Dr Julian Pittard
                                       "It takes two to tango -
spectroscopy of the archetype colliding winds binary WR140"
16:00   Tea
16:45   Dr Stuart Lynn
                                       "Citizen science or what to do
with 350,000 scientists"
17:30   Raffle & Close

19:30   Norwich AS will be opening Seething Observatory in the evening
for anyone wishing to join them

We look forward to see you there.


Hazel Collett
Meetings Secretary for the British Astronomical Association
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(c) 2011 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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