Northampton Natural History Society, Humfrey Rooms, Castilian Terrace, Northampton NN1 1LD will be our hosts.
10:30 Doors Open. Refreshments available
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 – RX Cas
12.00 Dr John Southworth, Keele University – What is the point of observing eclipsing binaries?
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
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
Costs: The cost will be £7 for members and £10.00 for non-members to include refreshments throughout the day. There are many facilities in the area offering everything from sandwiches to a full menu. No need to book, you pay on the door.