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Equipment & Techniques Section Meeting

Venue: Bedford School, De Parys Avenue, Bedford (click to see map)
Sunday, 2019, November 17 (All day)

For information about booking for this meeting, click here.

250mm NewtonianThis will be a day-long meeting at Bedford School, De Parys Avenue, Bedford.

A hot lunch, tea or coffee and biscuits will be included in the booking fee, which is £6 to BAA and Bedford Astronomical Society members, £10 to non-members.

Talks will include:

David Arditti An observatory from a £100 shed

Tony Morris DSLR wide-field astrophotography

Richard Miles A compact, high-performance observatory for the 21st century

Alan Dowdell The Rev. Berthon and his Dynamometer

Martin Lewis Solving the mystery of the planetary edge-rind

and more.

Further details of the programme will be added as they become available.

Booking information

The prices are £6 for BAA members, members of the Bedford Astronomical Society, members of Affiliated Societies and children under 16, and £10 for non-members.

This includes a hot lunch, tea or coffee and biscuits in the morning and afternoon.

All attendees must pre-book via one of the following methods:

  • The BAA online shop
  • Telephoning the BAA Office on 0207 734 4145 between 10am and 4pm Monday to Friday