York Section Meeting – 2014

PDF files of Powerpoint Presentations highlighted

Morning Session, chaired by Roger Pickard

10:30 – 10:35   Welcome and Introduction,   Roger Pickard, Director

10:35 – 11:20   Martin Lunn   John Goodricke and Edward Piggot, The Fathers of Variable Star Astronomy

11:20 – 11:50   John Toone – The Life of Albert Jones. Part one, Part Two.

11:50 – 12:10   Andy Wilson – The VSS Database

Afternoon Session, chaired by Gary Poyner

14:00 – 15:00   Prof. Boris Gaensicke  –   Eclipsing Binaries: Something Different

15:00 – 15:30   Robin Leadbeater –  Nova Del 2013

                                             The ARAS page on nova Del 2013

                                            The database of nova Del spectra

                                            Francois Teyssier’s spectroscopy of Cataclysmic Variables newsletters

16:15 – 16:45   Dr David Boyd – The asynchronous Polar V1432 Aquilae and its path back to synchronism

16:45 – 17:30  Short Presentations     Stan Waterman, Dr. Jeremy Shears, John Toone & Dr. David Boyd

Selection of photographs taken during the meeting. Click for larger image.  (G. Poyner)

Attendees gather
Jeremy Shears, Andy Crossland, Melvyn Taylor
Martin Lunn

Andy Wilson
John Toone
Prof. Boris Gaensicke


Roger Pickard & Bruce Sumner
Jeremy Shears & Boris Gaensicke
‘Nearly’ all of the speakers

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