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Historical Section Meeting in Stirling, Saturday May 26th


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About this observation
Mike Frost
Time of observation
26/05/2018 - 15:50
Attendees & speakers at the historical section meeting
Observing location
Smith Gallery & Museum, Stirling, Scotland

The speakers and some of the attendees from our historical section meeting at the Smith Gallery and Museum, Stirling).

Front row from left to right:

Bill Barton - spoke on "Alice Grace Cook - East Anglian meteor observer"

Mike Frost - section director

Dr Vanessa Smer Barreto - "Mayan astronomy"

Dr Lee Macdonald - "Kew Observatory and the birth of solar-terrestrial physics"

John Rosenfield - "Fear and Loathing - the moons of Mars"

Sandra Brantingham - Aurora and NLC section director

Dr Dave Gavine - "Thomas Dick of Dundee"

We had an attendance of 30. Groups of attendees visited Stirling AS's Highland Hotel observatory on Friday (viewing Venus) and Saturday (the Moon). Great week-end!

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