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Ordinary Meeting and BAA Christmas Lecture

Venue: King’s College London, The Strand, London, WC2R 2LS (click to see map)
Date:
Saturday, 2017, December 9 - 14:00 to 18:00

For information about booking for this meeting, click here.

BAA MEMBERS & MEMBERS OF BAA AFFILIATED SOCIETIES and under 16’s BOOKED BEFORE 20TH NOVEMBER – FREE

NON-MEMBERS and anyone booking thereafter £5.00

Doors open at 13:45. Meeting starts at 14:30 in Arthur and Paula Lucas Lecture Theatre (S-2.18), Kings College London, Strand Campus, The Strand, London, WC2R 2LS and will be finished by 18:00. Entrance to the venue is via the strand (building B - see the site map here - Strand campus map.pdf)

Please note there is no parking at the venue. The nearest tube station is Temple. There are also a number of buses which go along the strand. 

Programme: 

14:30    Mr Callum Potter, BAA President - Welcome and OM, notices etc. 
14:45    Prof Martin Barstow – The BAA Christmas Lecture: ‘The Hubble Space Telescope and future Large Space Observatories’
15:45   Tea 
16:15   Dr Christian Trenkel - ‘Gravitational Waves, LISA and LISA Pathfinder’

17:15   Raffle

17:20   Sky Notes:  Mr Nick James
17:50   Close

We will also have the BAA Sales Stand there which will be an ideal time to get those stocking fillers for Christmas.

There will be a raffle on the day - the top prize being a pair of Celestron SkyMaster 15x70 binoculars. Which The Widescreen Centre have contributed to the cost. We will also have a few more prizes as well. All of which will make a nice treat for Christmas and the New Year. Tickets will cost £1.00 each and will be available on the day.

                                       

A pair of Celestron SkyMaster 15x70 binoculars                   One Year BAA subscription 

                                                                      

                                                                    A large box of Chocolates               

Organiser - Mrs Hazel Collett            

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