BAAVSS Section Meeting

Humfrey Rooms, Castilian Terrace, Northampton NN1 1LD


The Northamptonshire Natural History Society will be hosts to a BAAVSS section meeting on

Saturday March 19th 2016.


PDF files of Powerpoint Presentations highlighted

10.30  Doors open with refreshments
11.00  Welcome and Introduction - Roger Pickard Director
11.10  Dr. David Boyd - What does 15 years of data tell us about DW UMa?
11.30  Des Loughney - The Eclipsing Binary V1061 Tau
12.00  Dr. John Southworth, Keele University - What is the point of observing Eclipsing Binaries?

1.00 Lunch

2.15  Simon Hodgkin, Cambridge Astronomical Survey Unit - Science alerts from Gaia
3.15  Andy Wilson - Update to the VSS Database
3.25  Chris Jones - The ICCE programme

3.45   Tea

4.20  Gary Poyner - A telescopic Variable Star hop around the arrow.
4.40  John Toone - America's first Variable Star
5.00  Shaun Albrighton - The Binocular Programme

5.30  End