Deep Sky Section Meeting, Cheltenham

2015 Mar 7

Hosted by the Cotswold Astronomical Society.

Venue: Shurdington Social Centre, Bishop Road, SHURDINGTON, Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, GL51 4TB

The Deep Sky Section returns to Cheltenham for the 2015 annual section meeting.

Programme:

10:00 – Section Update – Callum Potter
10:30 – Widefield DSLR imaging with a tracker mount – Patrick Joseph-Franks
11:20 – Deep Sky Visual Observing the past and today – Alan Dowdell
12:10 – The Winter Star Party – Mark Radice
12:45 – Lunch
14:00 – An introduction to PixInsight – Rik McRae
14:40 – “A Deep Sky Mystery in Aquarius” – Stewart Moore
15:00 Imaging from La Palma – Nick James
15:45 – Tea
16:15 – Globular Clusters – current state of play  – Prof. Nathan Bastian – Liverpool John Moores
17:30 – Close

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All welcome. Entrance will £5.00 for BAA Members, members of affiliated societies, and members of Cotswold AS. And £10.00 for non-members. Price includes lunch and refreshments. Doors will open at 9:30 and the programme will finish around 17:30. 

There will be trade stands:

  • Astronomia
  • BAA Sales
  • Webb Society

Venue

Shurdington Social Centre, Bishop Road, SHURDINGTON, Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, GL51 4TB


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