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Thursday, 5 February 2015

[BAA-ebulletin 00839] Deep Sky Section Meeting March 7th 2015

BAA electronic bulletin


The programme for the 2015 DSS meeting is now finalised which is now
only four weeks away.

Advance registrations would be appreciated, so if you intend to attend
and have not yet notified the Director, please do so by emailing
This is mainly to help with catering numbers, so we can ensure there
will be enough food for all. And also to cater for anyone with special
dietary requirements.

Check the meeting page at for latest
updates and venue location map.


09:30    Doors Open
10:00    Section Update - Callum Potter
10:30    Widefield DSLR imaging with a tracker mount - Patrick Joseph-Franks
11:20    Deep Sky Visual Observing the past and today - Alan Dowdell
12:10    The Winter Star Party - Mark Radice

12:45    Lunch
14:00    An introduction to PixInsight - Rik McRae
14:40    A Deep Sky Mystery in Aquarius - Stewart Moore
15:00    Imaging from La Palma - Nick James

15:45    Tea

16:15    Globular Clusters - current research topics  - Prof. Nathan
Bastian - Liverpool John Moores University

17:30    Close

All welcome. Entrance will £10.00 for BAA Members, members of
affiliated societies, and members of Cotswold AS. And £15.00 for
non-members. Price includes lunch and refreshments. Doors will open at
9:30 and the programme will finish around 17:30.

There will be trade stands:

Astronomia (if there is anything you particularly want to look at or
buy, please contact Astronomia in advance).
Webb Deep Sky Society
BAA Sales

Members are also welcome to bring material for display - there are a
number of boards available at the venue if you wish to display
pictures or posters.

There are no advance bookings (just pay at the door on the day) - but
if you are intending to attend, please register your interest by email
to - this will help with the catering numbers,
and please also note any special dietary requirements.

Callum Potter,
Director, Deep Sky Section
British Astronomical Association
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(c) 2015 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)
Lyra Main Website:

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