Asteroids & Remote Planets Section Meeting

Saturday 28th Sep 201922:00

The Asteroids & Remote Planets Section meeting for 2019 will be held at Clanfield Memorial Hall, Clanfield, Hampshire.

Doors open from 9:30 and the meeting will close around 17:20.

To be hosted by Hampshire Astronomical Group. This content of this meeting will be approximately 50% asteroids and 50% exoplanets.

Tea and coffee will be provided but attendees will need to purchase lunch in the local area or bring their own. There is a pub (“The Rising Sun”) less than 100 metres away, and two other pubs in opposite directions each about one kilometre from Clanfield Memorial Hall: heading East, “The Hampshire Hog” – a Fullers pub, and heading West, “The Bat and Ball”.

The meeting will be chaired by Richard Miles with the agenda as follows.

09:30 Doors open
10:00-10:15 Richard Miles Welcome
10:15-10:45 Richard Miles Asteroid Section status, future projects, mtgs (WWE section mtg, Exoplanet workshop
10:45-11:15 Peter Birtwhistle Asteroids – subject TBC
11:15-11:45 Tea break
11:45-12:30 Anastasia Kokori ARIEL and amateur support for mission
12:30-13:30 Lunch break
13:30-14:00 Roger Dymock Exoplanet Division status, future projects
14:00-14:30 Peta Bosley Astrobiology, intro to, courses
14:30-15:00 Steve Futcher Exoplanet projects – mentoring University of Portsmouth students
15:00-15:30 Tea break
15:30-16:00 Tim Haymes Asteroid occultations
16:00-16:30 Mark Salisbury Exoplanet transit imaging 
16:30-17:00 Martin Fowler Exoplanet observations using the MicroObservatory Robotic Telescope Network
17:00-17:15 Richard Miles, Roger Dymock, Presenters Questions and comments from attendees
17:15-17:20 Richard Miles Closing comments


Clanfield Memorial Hall, Clanfield, Hampshire, PO8 0RB

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Booking Information

The prices are £3 for BAA members, members of affiliated societies and children under 16, and £5 for non-members.

Bookings for this meeting have now closed.