BAA electronic bulletin
Calling all members and those who would like to learn about a different
area of observing this workshop is for you.
With the nights drawing in and in hope of lots of clear nights this is a
good time to find out what you can do in the way of observing, how easy it
is to do and what to do with your findings.
Saturday October 11th 2014 we are running a Back to Basics Workshop in
Glasgow at the Premier Inn Glasgow City Centre (George Square) Hotel, 187
George Street, Glasgow, G1 1YU
This programme of talks and practical sessions is a way to help you learn
basic techniques and develop your interest to its full potential.
Experienced people will be on hand help you and to answer any questions you
The cost for meeting is Free to all but if you would like refreshments (tea
or coffee) and the buffet lunch the cost is £8.00
This is the programme for the day: -
Registration – Tea/coffee
Official welcome – BAA Vice President – Mr Tom Boles
So what astronomy can I do? – Mrs Hazel Collett
What equipment & books do I need? – Dr Stewart Moore
Lunar observing & Workshop – Mr Nick James
Astronomical Society of Glasgow - David Degan, President.
Planet observing & Workshop – Dr John Rogers
Solar observing and Workshop – Ms Lyn Smith
Starting Radio Astronomy – Mr Paul Hyde
Feedback, Q&A session & Raffle
The closing date is 29th September so please book early to avoid
SPACE IS LIMITED SO ALL ATTENDEES MUST PRE-BOOK
To book please complete the booking form enclosed in the August Journal or
download a copy from the BAA website www.britastro.org/glasgowb2b.
Alternatively you may phone the BAA office, 020 7734 4145, or e-mail
firstname.lastname@example.org and ask for a form to be sent to you.
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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)
Lyra Website: https://sites.google.com/site/lyrasociety/
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)