Deep Sky Section Annual Meeting, Newbury

Saturday 4th Mar 2017

Sorry – this meeting is now fully booked.


9:30 Doors open & registration, and coffee

10:00 – 10:20 Review of the section year – Callum Potter
10:20 – 11:15 Guy Hurst – Novae/Supernovae Patrolling
11:15 – 11:35 Coffee
11:35 – 12:15 Jonathan Blake – Astrophotography – data capture and data processing
12:15 – 13:00 Mark Radice – Have telescope will travel

13:00 – 14:00 Lunch

14:00 – 14:50 Steve Tonkin – Binocular Deep Sky Observing
14:50 – 15:45 Greg Parker – Mini-WASP
15:45 – 16:15 Tea
16:15 – 17:15 Dr Philipp Podsiadlowski. Oxford University – “From Supernova to Gamma-Ray Burst: Understanding the Diversity of Cosmic Explosions”.
17:15 Concluding remarks and close

(programme subject to change without notice)

Travel and Directions

You can travel by train to Kintbury station and we can arrange transport from the station to the venue. Please let us know.

If travelling by car there is a Google map below, or you can use the Directions Sheet: Directions to St Cassian’s Centre.pdf

Contact Information

If you have any questions please either contact Callum Potter, Deep Sky Section Director, or the BAA Office.


Saint Cassian's Centre, Kintbury, Hungerford RG17 9SR

google map code for website

Booking Information

Sorry, this event is now fully booked.