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Deep Sky Section Meeting, Cheltenham

Venue: Shurdington Social Centre, Bishop Road, SHURDINGTON, Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, GL51 4TB (click to see map)
Date:
Saturday, 2015, March 7 (All day)

Hosted by the Cotswold Astronomical Society.

Venue: Shurdington Social Centre, Bishop Road, SHURDINGTON, Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, GL51 4TB

The Deep Sky Section returns to Cheltenham for the 2015 annual section meeting.

Programme:

10:00 - Section Update - Callum Potter
10:30 - Widefield DSLR imaging with a tracker mount - Patrick Joseph-Franks
11:20 - Deep Sky Visual Observing the past and today - Alan Dowdell
12:10 - The Winter Star Party - Mark Radice
12:45 - Lunch
14:00 - An introduction to PixInsight - Rik McRae
14:40 - “A Deep Sky Mystery in Aquarius” - Stewart Moore
15:00 Imaging from La Palma - Nick James
15:45 - Tea
16:15 - Globular Clusters - current state of play  - Prof. Nathan Bastian - Liverpool John Moores
17:30 - Close

Details Correct at time of Printing 

All welcome. Entrance will £5.00 for BAA Members, members of affiliated societies, and members of Cotswold AS. And £10.00 for non-members. Price includes lunch and refreshments. Doors will open at 9:30 and the programme will finish around 17:30. 

There will be trade stands:

  • Astronomia
  • BAA Sales
  • Webb Society

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