Ordinary Meeting and BAA Christmas Lecture

2017 Dec 9

BAA MEMBERS & MEMBERS OF BAA AFFILIATED SOCIETIES and under 16’s BOOKED BEFORE 20TH NOVEMBER – FREE

NON-MEMBERS and anyone booking thereafter £5.00

Doors open at 13:45. Meeting starts at 14:30 in Arthur and Paula Lucas Lecture Theatre (S-2.18), Kings College London, Strand Campus, The Strand, London, WC2R 2LS and will be finished by 18:00. Entrance to the venue is via the strand (building B – see the site map here – Strand campus map.pdf)

Please note there is no parking at the venue. The nearest tube station is Temple. There are also a number of buses which go along the strand. 

Programme: 

14:30    Mr Callum Potter, BAA President – Welcome and OM, notices etc. 
14:45    Prof Martin Barstow – The BAA Christmas Lecture: ‘The Hubble Space Telescope and future Large Space Observatories’
15:45   Tea 
16:15   Dr Christian Trenkel – ‘Gravitational Waves, LISA and LISA Pathfinder’

17:15   Raffle

17:20   Sky Notes:  Mr Nick James
17:50   Close

We will also have the BAA Sales Stand there which will be an ideal time to get those stocking fillers for Christmas.

There will be a raffle on the day – the top prize being a pair of Celestron SkyMaster 15×70 binoculars. Which The Widescreen Centre have contributed to the cost. We will also have a few more prizes as well. All of which will make a nice treat for Christmas and the New Year. Tickets will cost £1.00 each and will be available on the day.

                                       

A pair of Celestron SkyMaster 15×70 binoculars                   One Year BAA subscription 

                                                                      

                                                                    A large box of Chocolates               

Organiser – Mrs Hazel Collett            

Venue

King’s College London, The Strand, London, WC2R 2LS


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Booking Information

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