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BAA Winchester Weekend

Venue: Sparsholt College, Westley Lane, Sparsholt, Hampshire, S021 2NF (click to see map)
Friday, 2019, April 5 - 19:00 to Sunday, 2019, April 7 - 15:00

For information about booking for this meeting, click here.

The Alfred Curtis Lecture, Exploring the atmosphere of Mars with the ExoMars Trace Gas Orbiter mission, will be given by Dr Manish Patel.

Sparsholt College

The programme includes:

Prof Brad Gibson - Are We Alone in the Universe?

Prof Bill Chaplin - The NASA TESS Mission: Opening an all-sky window on exoplanets and stars

Dr Suzie Imber - The BepiColombo Mission to Mercury

Prof Andrew Norton - The Variable Star Zoo as seen by SuperWASP

Dr Jenny Shipway - AstroBoost: supporting Astronomical Societies' public engagement work

Prof Tim Horbury - Exploring the Sun: Parker Solar Probe and Solar Orbiter


Dr Paul Abel & Pete Lawrence's 2019 Astronomical Challenges

Mars Section Meeting

Booking information

All attendees must pre-book by telephoning the BAA Office on 207 734 4145 between 10am and 4pm Monday to Friday. Prices as follows:

  • BAA Members £220
  • Non-BAA Members £250
  • Friday day visitor no meals £23
  • Friday day visitor with dinner £39
  • Saturday day visitor with lunch £49
  • Saturday day visitor with lunch and dinner £70
  • Sunday with lunch £38