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Tuesday, 11 March 2014

[BAA-ebulletin 00790] BAA Deep Sky Section meeting this Saturday - 15th March

BAA electronic bulletin

2014 March 10

The 2014 meeting of the Deep Sky Section is nearly upon us, so this is just
a final reminder that all are welcome to attend.

It is taking place at The Deco in Northampton.

Doors will open at 9:45, and after a review of the year, there is a diverse
and interesting programme of talks:

Dale Holt - "Using a deep sky video camera to observe the Hickson Compact
Galaxy groups",
Stewart Moore - "Great Balls of Fire - The Glory of Globulars"
Section observing programmes - Callum Potter, Paul Curtis, & Grant Privett
Grant Privett - "Digging in the Dirt: Adventures with image noise"
Ian Sharp - “Remote imaging the deep sky”
Prof. Albert Zijlstra (University of Manchester) - “Latest developments in
planetary nebulae research”

Traders at the meeting are: Astronomia. BAA Sales, and the Webb Deep-Sky
Society. I hope you will support our traders, and if you would like to view
or purchase anything specific from Astronomia please contact directly.

If you are planning to attend, it would be appreciated if you could let me
know (for catering requirements) - email
If you have already let me know, you should have had a reply, and not need
to contact me again.

Full details available at:

Clear skies.


Callum Potter
Director, Deep Sky Section
British Astronomical Association
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(c) 2014 British Astronomical Association

Good Clear Skies
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)

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