Back to Basics Workshop – York

Saturday 11th Mar 2023

A programme of talks and practical sessions to help you learn basic techniques and develop your interest to its full potential.

The ticket price of £8 adult and £6 under 16 includes refreshments but not lunch. A 25% discount is available to BAA members and members of BAA Affiliated Societies and members of Nottingham Astronomical Society. The discount code can be accessed by BAA members logged into the website by following this link. It will also appear in the BAA Journal advert and monthly newsletter. When you buy your ticket on Eventbrite, click “Enter promo code” and then enter the code. Refunds are only available for tickets cancelled more than 7 days before the event and the Eventbrite fees of 6.5% plus £0.49 are non-refundable.

The programme for the day will be:

10:00 Registration

10:30 Welcome

10:35 So what astronomy can I do – Hazel Collett

10:45 What equipment and how to use it – Ian Morrison

11:45 Lunar Observing – Phillip Jennings

12:30 Lunch (not included). There are several places within a few minutes’ walk to get sandwiches etc.

14:00 Observing Planets – Mike Foulkes

15:00 Comet Observing – Nick James

16:00 Tea

16:30 Deep Sky Observing – Nick James

17:30 Closing remarks

Programme times and topics may change on the day.

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Prior Street Centre, 15 Priory Street, York, YO1 6ET

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