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Wednesday, 2 April 2014

[BAA-ebulletin 00794] Reminder of next BAA meeting on 26th April 2014 in Milton Keynes

BAA electronic bulletin

I would like to remind you that the next meeting of the BAA will be the One
Day Meeting at The Open University, Berrill Lecture Theatre, Milton Keynes,
MK7 6AA on Saturday April 26.

 We do still have some places so if you are interested in coming please
send your booking to the BAA office no later than Monday April 14. Details
can be found on the BAA website at

 The cost of this event is £15.00 to BAA members and £17.50 to non-members,
under 16's £5.00 (price includes refreshments and a Buffet Lunch). The day
starts at 10:30 with registration and finishes at 17:30.

 The programme is below :-

10:30  Registration - Tea / Coffee & time to visit our retailers

10:50  Official welcome - BAA President, Mrs Hazel McGee

11:00  Prof Andrew Norton -  "Gamma ray bursts - an astronomical detective

12:00  Dr Cosimo Inserra - Supernovae: how to blow up a star!

13:00  Lunch & time to visit the observatory and our retailers

14:30  Sheridan Williams - The past, present, and future of the Open
University Astronomy Club

15:00  Dr Colin Forsyth - "Our volatile Sun: Explosions, Ejections and
Space Weather"

16:00  Tea & time to visit our retailers

16:30  Sheridan Williams - Solar eclipses (including the 2015 total eclipse)

17:30  Raffle & Close
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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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