Back to Basics Workshop, Glasgow

2014 Oct 10

 

Are you new to Astronomy?

Then the BAA “Back to Basics” Workshop is for YOU!

 

Saturday October 11 2014

 Premier Inn Glasgow City Centre (George Square) Hotel

187 George Street, Glasgow, G1 1YU

Detailed Map of Premier Inn 187 George Street.docx

 

The British Astronomical Association has designed a programme of talks and practical sessions to help you learn basic techniques and develop your interest to its full potential. Experienced people will be on hand to answer your questions.

 

The cost for the meeting is Free to all.

If you would like refreshments (tea or coffee) and the buffet lunch the cost is £8.00

 

SPACE IS LIMITED SO ALL ATTENDEES MUST PRE-BOOK 

 Closing date is 6th October 2014

 Glasgow B2B Booking Form.doc

 

Programme:

10:00

Registration – Tea/coffee

10:30

Official welcome – BAA Vice President – Mr Tom Boles  

10:35

So what astronomy can I do? – Mrs Hazel Collett           

10:45

What equipment & books do I need? – Dr Stewart Moore  

11:30

Lunar observing & Workshop – Mr Nick James  

12:15

Lunch                                                                          

13:15

Astronomical Society of Glasgow – David Degan, President.

13:30

Planet observing & Workshop – Dr John Rogers

14:15

Solar observing and Workshop –  Ms Lyn Smith   

15:30

Afternoon Tea                                                         

16:00

Starting Radio Astronomy – Mr Paul Hyde                

16:45

Feedback, Q&A session & Raffle                        

17:00

Close

                        Details correct at time of printing.

 

 

Organised by Hazel Collett and Eileen Gibson.

Venue

Glasgow


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