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Back to Basics Workshop, Lincoln

Venue: The Collection, Danes Terrace, Lincoln, LN2 1LP (click to see map)
Date:
Saturday, 2015, March 14 (All day)

Are you new to Astronomy?

Then the BAA “Back to Basics” Workshop is for YOU!

The British Astronomical Association has designed a programme of talks and practical sessions to help you learn basic techniques and develop your interest to its full potential. Experienced people will be on hand to answer your questions.

This meeting will be part of National Science Week, so this event will be an ideal start for you. 

You can download a booking form here Lincoln B2B Booking Form.pdf

 The cost for the meeting is £13.00 BAA Members & children under 16. £15.00 for non-members. Price includes refreshments and a buffet lunch.  Closing date for bookings is 2015 March 1

 SPACE IS LIMITED SO ALL ATTENDEES MUST PRE-BOOK 

Programme:

10:00

Registration – Tea/coffee

10:30

Official welcome – BAA President – Mrs Hazel McGee

10:35

So what astronomy can I do? – Mrs Hazel Collett           

10:45

What equipment & books do I need? – Dr Stewart Moore  

11:30

Solar observing and Workshop –  Ms Lyn Smith   

12:15

Lunch                                                                          

13:15

Astronomical Society of Lincoln - David Castledine

13:30

Planet observing & Workshop – Mike Foulkes

14:15

Lunar observing & Workshop – Prof Bill Leatherbarrow

15:30

Afternoon Tea                                                         

16:00

Starting Radio Astronomy – Mr Paul Hyde                

16:45

Feedback, Q&A session & Raffle                        

17:00

Close

Details correct at time of printing.

 The BAA Sales will also be coming so that you can buy observing guides, moon maps & other items

to help get you started

 You can download a map here Lincoln Map.pdf

 

Meeting Organiser Mrs H Collett

Map