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Saturday, 28 March 2015

[BAA-ebulletin 00847] Reminder for One Day meeting on 25th April in Ashford

BAA electronic bulletin

I am writing to remind you that the closing date for the One Day meeting on
Saturday 2015 April 25 in Ashford is fast approaching.

This meeting is being held in The Stour Centre, Station Approach, Ashford,
Kent, TN23 1ET.

The event is titled 'Amateur & Professional Collaboration' offering an
opportunity to find out more about how you can be involved in real science
working as an amateur with professionals. So if you or friends and family
would like to come please book now.  The closing date is 10th April.

The cost for BAA members, Affiliated Society members, and accompanied
children under 16 is £13 and £16.00 for non-members. The cost includes
refreshments – to book please contact the BAA office by phone: 020 7734
4145 or complete the form on the BAA website

Retailers attending are: - BAA Sales & F1 Telescopes

Our day starts at 10:00 with registration and is planned to end at 17:45
and speakers include: -

Dr Dirk Froebrich – "Hunting for Eruptive Young Stellar Objects"

Mr Roger Pickard –  "More Pro-Am Projects"

Mr Drew Wagar –  AAS Chairman "The past, present, future of the Ashford
Astronomy Society"

Dr Anthony Cook –  Lunar Citizen Science

Prof Bill Leatherbarrow - "An introduction to QuickMap: a resource for
lunar observers"

Mr Barry FitzGerald – "Amateur Astrogeology using LRO and other digital

Miss Alice Sheppard – "When the Universe came to the people"

Full details and maps can be found on the BAA website and on the Ashford website http:

I am looking forward to seeing you there.


*Hazel Collett*
*Meetings Secretary For the British Astronomical Association*
*Burlington House*
*W1J 0DU*
*Tel: 07944 751277*
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(c) 2015 British Astronomical Association

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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