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Thursday, 26 February 2015

[BAA-ebulletin 00842] Final reminder for Lincoln Back to Basics

BAA electronic bulletin

We still have some places left for the Back to Basics in Lincoln on
Saturday 14th March so if you or someone you know is interested in coming
please book now.

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 has been extended to the 6th March

The Programme for the day is: -

 10:00  Registration – Tea/coffee

10:30  Official welcome – BAA Vice President –  Prof Leatherbarrow

10:35  So what astronomy can I do? – Mrs Hazel Collett

10:45  What equipment & books do I need? – Dr Stewart Moore

11:30  Lunar observing & Workshop – Bill Leatherbarrow

12:15  Lunch

13:15  Lincoln  Astronomical Society - Dave Castledine

13:30  Planet observing & Workshop – Mike Foulkes

14:15  Solar observing and Workshop –  Ms Lyn Smith

15:30  Afternoon Tea

16:00  Starting Radio Astronomy – Mr Paul Hyde

16:45  Feedback, Q&A session & Raffle

17:00  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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