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Monday, 14 April 2014

[BAA-ebulletin 00796] Final chance to book for the One day meeting in Milton Keynes

BAA electronic bulletin

We have extended the closing date until Thursday 17th April to give you
time to book for a very interesting day (not to be missed) The One Day
Meeting at The Open University, Berrill Lecture Theatre, Milton Keynes, MK7
6AA on Saturday April 26.

Do not hesitate sending your booking to the BAA office if you would like to
attend. 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

Hazel Collett
Meetings Secretary
BAA-ebulletin mailing list visit:
(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)
Lyra Website:
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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