BAA Summer Meeting

Friday 11th Jul 201422:00

A special meeting organised by Dr John Mason on the topic of ‘Observational astronomy then and now: the legacy of Sir Patrick Moore’. The meeting will be held at University College London, Christopher Ingold Building, 20 Gordon Street, London, WC1H 0AJ. The meeting will start at 10am and conclude around 5:30pm. A booking form can be downloaded here.

The programme for the day will be as follows:

10.00 – 10.30 Doors Open – Registration, Tea & Coffee
10.30 – 10.35 Welcome and Introduction
10.35 – 11.15 Notes and Drawings from the Observational Notebooks of Sir Patrick Moore
Dr John Mason, Press & Publicity Officer, BAA
11.15 – 12:00 Patrick Moore on the Moon
Prof. Bill Leatherbarrow, Director, BAA Lunar Section
12:00 – 12:45 Observing Our Dynamic Sun
Lyn Smith, Director, BAA Solar Section
  Lunch break
14:15 – 15:10 21st Century Imaging of the Moon and Planets
Peter Lawrence, BBC TV Sky at Night
15:10 – 15:55 Observing Variable Stars – Then and Now
Dr. David Boyd
  Tea break
16:30 – 17:25 Sir Patrick Moore – The Man and His Place in History
Dr. Allan Chapman,
Faculty of History, Wadham College, University of Oxford
17:30 Close of meeting

 A full programme can be downloaded here.