Deep Sky Section Meeting, Northampton
Saturday 15th Mar 201409:45
Venue: The Deco, Abington Square, Northampton NN1 4AE
9:45 – Doors open – tea and coffee
10:30 – Review of the year – Callum Potter
11:00 – Dale Holt – “Using a deep sky video camera to observe the Hickson Compact Galaxy groups”
11:30 – Stewart Moore – “Great Balls of Fire – The Glory of Globulars”
12:30 – Lunch
14:00 – Section observing programmes – Callum Potter, Paul Curtis, & Grant Privett
14:30 – Grant Privett – “Digging in the Dirt: Adventures with image noise”
15:00 – Ian Sharp – “Remote imaging the deep sky”
16:00 – Tea
16:30 – Prof. Albert Zijlstra (University of Manchester) – “Latest developments in planetary nebulae research”
17:30 – Close
All talks subject to possible change
Price: £10 to BAA members and members of BAA affiliated societies
£15 to non-members. All welcome.
Includes tea and coffee refreshments, buffet lunch. The theatre bar will be open at lunchtime.
Entrance payable at the door, no advance booking – if you are planning to attend it would help to let us know for planning catering requirements – email deepsky at britastro dot org
Traders: Astronomia, BAA Sales, Webb Deep-Sky Society
If anyone would like to view something specific or order for collection from Astronomia, please email adele at astronomia dot co dot uk in advance.
Exhibition of deep sky material by Section members is encouraged (bring your own display boards).
Parking: The nearest car park is St. Michaels multi-storey car park which is adjacent to The Deco – after parking take the Abington Square exit. Directions at http://www.thedeco.co.uk/deco_map.pdf
Contact: Callum Potter – deepsky at britastro dot org
Organisers: Callum Potter and Nick Hewitt
The Deco, Abington Square, Northampton, NN1 4AE