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Comet Section meeting

Venue: Humfrey Rooms, Northampton, NN1 1LD (click to see map)
Saturday, 2017, June 17 (All day)

A preliminary list of speakers (in no particular order) and subjects is given below. There will also be a members' slot for short (10-15 min) talks. If you would like to give a short presentation on anything comet related please let me know.

  • Nick James           Introduction and the Comet Section's work
  • Richard Miles        Monitoring comet outbursts
  • Peter Carson        Imaging comets from Southend
  • Denis Buczynksi   Comet magnitudes:Some history
  • Janice McClean     Politics and dirty snowballs
  • Tony Angel           An amateur perspective on pro-am
  • Alan Fitzsimmons    Unlocking the secrets of Near-Sun Comets
  • Jonathan Shanklin    Periodic comets
  • Members' session

Nick James, Director, Comet Section