One-day Spring Meeting, Milton Keynes
Saturday 26th Apr 201408:00
This is an opportunity to find out more about stars and their effects on the surrounding neighbourhood as studied by amateurs and professionals, on the basis of both practical observation and cosmological theory.
The cost for the day will be £15.00 for BAA members and £17.50 for non-BAA members. Accompanied Children under 16 £5.00. This cost includes a buffet lunch and tea/coffee during registration and in the afternoon.
For more information, and to book, please download the meeting’s booking form.
|10:30||Registration, with tea, coffee and retail stands|
|10:50||Welcome by BAA President Hazel McGee|
|11:00||Gamma ray bursts – an astronomical detective story – Prof Andrew Norton|
|12:00||Supernovae: how to blow up a star! – Dr Cosimo Inserra|
|13:00||Lunch, including time to visit the observatory and retail stands|
|14:30||The past, present and future of the Open University Astronomical Club – Sheridan Williams|
|15:00||Our volatile Sun: Explosions, Ejections and Space Weather – Dr Colin Forsyth|
|16:00||Tea, including time to visit retail stands|
|16:30||Solar Eclipses (including the 2015 total solar eclipse) – Sheridan Williams|
|17:30||Raffle and close|
Organised by Hazel Collett and Sheridan Williams
Berrill Lecture Theatre, Open University, Milton Keynes, MK7 6AA