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BAA RAG21 day conference

Saturday, 2021, October 16 - 10:00 to 17:00

This event will be held as a Zoom Webinar with a recording available on the BAA YouTube channel shortly afterwards.  It will not be streamed live to YouTube.

Link to join the Zoom webinar:

Key note speakers:

Prof Ian McHardy, School of Physics & Astronomy, University of Southampton
The Black Hole and Star Formation History of the Universe - with a radio flavour

Dr Spencer Axani, MIT CosmicWatch
The counting of muons

Abstracts and a list of poster sessions: RAG21Presentationsv2.pdf

Agenda (subject to change)

9:45 Zoom webinar opens
10:00 Welcome Alan Lorrain (BAA President)
10:10 The Black Hole and Star Formation History of the Universe - with a radio flavour Prof Ian McHardy (Southampton)
11:10 Introduction to a new Radio Meteor Detecting Software and its application in the Study of Head Echoes Dr Wolfgang Kaufmann
12:00 Observing the First Stars with Radio Arrays Dr Emma Chapman   (Imperial, London)
12:10 Using the Raspberry Pi for meteor observing Phil Rourke
12:20 A Magnetic Field Sensor in my All Sky Camera Tony Abbey
12:40 LUNCH
13:20 Schumann Resonance Sensor - our journey to first light Norman Pomfret
14:05 The counting of muons Dr Spencer Axani (MIT CosmicWatch)
15:10 Radio observation of super nova SN2017EAW Diane Swan
15:20 A First Hydrogen Line Radio Telescope Peter East
15:30 Endeavours with muon counting Paul Hearn
15:45 A UK meteor beacon at 50 MHz Brian Coleman
15:55 VLF and magnetometry observations in lockdown John Cook

Conference organiser – Paul Hyde