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Back to Basics Workshop, Ipswich

Venue: Museum Street Methodist Church, 17 Black Horse Lane, Ipswich, IP1 2EF (click to see map)
Date:
Saturday, 2019, March 2 - 09:45 to 18:00

Are you new to Astronomy?

Then the BAA “Back to Basics” Workshop is for YOU!

Museum Street Methodist Church, 17 Black Horse Lane, Ipswich, IP1 2EF

 

 

The British Astronomical Association has designed a programme of talks and practical sessions to help you learn basic techniques and develop your interest to its full potential. Experienced people will be on hand to answer your questions.

The programme will cover:

What Equipment you need to get started, Lunar Observing, Observing Planets, Comets and Deep Sky Observing

The cost for the meeting is £TBC BAA Members & children under 16. £TBC for non-members. 

SPACE IS LIMITED SO ALL ATTENDEES MUST PRE-BOOK

Our Hosts - Orwell Astronomical Society

Programme times for the day are: - 

10:00
Registration – Tea/coffee
10:30
Official welcome – BAA President – Mr Callum Potter                                                  
10:35
So what astronomy can I do? – Mrs Hazel Collett                                                          
10:45
What equipment & books do I need? – Dr Stewart Moore                                          
11:30
Lunar observing & Workshop –  Mr Nick James                                                             
12:15
Lunch                                                                                                                                      
13:30
Ipswich Astronomical Society -                                                    
14:45
Comets - Nick James TBC
15:30
Afternoon Tea                                                                                                                       
16:00
Deep Sky observing – Mr Callum Potter                                                                           
16:45
Feedback, Q&A session & Raffle                                                                                        
17:00
Close.

You can download a booking form here  

We will also have the BAA sales stand at this event

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