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Friday, 7 August 2015

[BAA-ebulletin 00868] Final reminder for the weekend meeting on 4th to 6th September 2015

BAA electronic bulletin

This is a final reminder for the next British Astronomical Association
weekend meeting on 4th to 6th September 2015 which is being held at is
being held at Rutherford Appleton Laboratory, Didcot, OX11 0QX

This event is now less than a month away, so if you are planning to go and
have not yet booked please do so now.

If you are planning on staying at Ridgway house please be aware the *closing
date for booking is Friday 7th* August not Friday 14th as originally
advertised. Details of accommodation and booking arrangements are available
on the BAA website  <>* or from the BAA office. After 7th August
any unallocated rooms will be cancelled.

Programme for the Weekend is:-

Friday Evening 19:00 – 22:00
Dr Chris North (University of Cardiff) - State of the Cosmos
Newbury Society members' short talks

Saturday 09:30 – 17:45
Paul Eccleston (RAL) - Space Engineering and Instrumentation
Dr Emanuele Nardini (Keele University) - Winds and feedback from Active
Galactic Nuclei
Dr Chris Pearson (RAL) - Herschel's Incredibly Cool Universe
Dr Jackie Davies (RAL) - Observing the Sun from Space
Prof Andrew Taylor (University of Edinburgh) - Euclid, ESA's Dark Energy
space mission

Sunday Morning 10:00 – 12:00
Tour of the new RAL Space National Space Integration Facility

The cost for the weekend for BAA and Affiliated Society members is
£15.00 and for non-members is £17.50. For accompanied children under 16 the
cost is £7.00. This includes refreshments and a cold buffet lunch on

Because of security requirements at the RAL site, anyone wishing to attend must
pre-book. Bookings will close on*26th August*. If you book and are not able
to come please let us know so we can let someone else take your place.

We look 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

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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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