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Wednesday, 18 February 2015

[BAA-ebulletin 00841] Reminder of the Back to Basics in Lincoln on Saturday 14th March - closing date is 1st March

BAA electronic bulletin

I am writing to remind people that the closing date for the Back to Basics
in Lincoln on Saturday 14th March is fast approaching

*It is being held in The Collection, Danes Terrace, Lincoln, LN2 1LP*

The *British Astronomical Association* has designed a programme of talks
and practical sessions to help you learn basic techniques and develop your
interest to its full potential. Experienced people will be on hand to
answer your questions.

This meeting will be part of National Science Week, so this event will be
an ideal start for you.

*The cost for the meeting is £13.00 BAA Members & children under 16. £15.00
for non-members. Price includes refreshments and a buffet lunch.*

*Retailers attending will be BAA Sales *

*The closing date is 1st March*

*The Programme for the day is: -*


Registration – Tea/coffee


Official welcome – BAA President – Mrs Hazel McGee


So what astronomy can I do? – Mrs Hazel Collett


What equipment & books do I need? – Dr Stewart Moore


Lunar observing & Workshop – Bill Leatherbarrow




Lincoln  Astronomical Society - Dave Castledine


Planet observing & Workshop – Mike Foulkes


Solar observing and Workshop –  Ms Lyn Smith


Afternoon Tea


Starting Radio Astronomy – Mr Paul Hyde  (Subject and speaker to be


Feedback, Q&A session & Raffle


Close. After the meeting the observatory will be open for viewing.

If you or someone you know would be interested in coming please complete
the booking form which was in the February Journal or you can get a copy
from the BAA website *
<> *

Hope to see you there


*Hazel Collett*
*Meetings Secretary For the British Astronomical Association*
*Burlington House*
*W1J 0DU*
*Tel: 07944 751277*
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Good Clear Skies
Colin James Watling
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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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