Variable Star Section Meeting

2016 Mar 19

The Northamptonshire Natural History Society will be hosts to a BAAVSS section meeting on Saturday March 19th 2016.

Further details will given here as they become available.

Provisional Programme

10:30 Doors Open.
11.00 Welcome and Introduction – Roger Pickard, Director
11.10 Dr David Boyd – What does 15 years of data tell us about DW UMa?
11.30 Des Loughney – The Eclipsing Binary System – V1061 Tau
12.00 Dr John Southworth, Keele University – What is the point of observing eclipsing binaries?
1.00 Lunch
2.15 Simon Hodgkin, Cambridge Astronomical Survey Unit – Science Alerts from Gaia
3.15 Andy Wilson – Update to the VSS Database
3.25 Chris Jones – The ICCE programme
3.45 Tea
4.20 Gary Poyner – A telescopic Variable Star hop around the arrow.
4.40 John Toone – America’s first Variable Star
5.00 Shaun Albrighton – The Binocular Programme
5.30 End

Updated February 16th 2016

Venue

Humfrey Rooms, Castilian Terrace, Northampton, NN1 1LD


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