BAA Deep Sky Section Meeting – 2012 March 10

This meeting will be held at the Humfrey Rooms, 10 Castillian Terrace, Northampton, NN1 1LD

There has been a slight change to the previously advertised programme as due to illness Martin Lunn is unable to give his talk on dating Cassiopeia A. However David Boyd and Owen Brazell have kindly stepped in at short notice to give talks and the (hopefully) final programme is shown below.

09.30 Coffee
10.00 – 10.45 Welcome and Review of the Year – Stewart Moore
10.45 – 11.30 The Death of Stars – Bob Winter
11.30 – 12.15 The Spectra of Dying Stars – Robin Leadbeater
12.15 – 12.30 Behaviour of Gyulbudaghian’s Nebula and PV Cep – David Boyd
12.30 – 12.45 New Planetary Nebulae – Owen Brazell

12.45 Buffet Lunch

14.30 – 15.15 Building and Using a Large Dobsonian – Andrew Robertson
15.15 – 16.00 Observing from New Mexico Skies – Chris Longthorn

16.00 Tea

16.30 – 17.30 Cosmic Genesis – a Unique View of the Birth of a Neutron Star – Dr Matthew Malek (Imperial College)
17.30 Meeting round up – Stewart Moore

Everyone welcome. Entrance £10 (to include buffet lunch) payable at the door.

No need to book in advance. All talks subject to possible change.

Exhibition of deep sky material by Section members is encouraged (bring your own display boards).

The BAA and Webb Deep Sky Society hope to have sales stands at the meeting.

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