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Observers' Workshop - Lunar and Solar

Venue: Burlington House, Piccadilly, London, W1J 0DU (click to see map)
Date:
Saturday, 2017, September 30 - 10:00 to 18:00

For information about booking for this meeting, click here.

Observers' Workshop - Solar and Lunar Observing

A workshop to help you get the most out of observation observing our nearest star and our own satellite 

The cost is £2.00 for BAA members, Affiliated Society members and accompanied children under 16 and £3.00 for non-members, which will cover refreshments but not lunch. There are plenty of places near by where you can get lunch.

To book your place, contact the BAA Office or use the online booking form by 22nd September 2017. Spaces are limited to 70 places, and will be issued on a first come first served basis.

Telephone: 020 7734 4145
Email: office@britastro.org
Post: The British Astronomical Association, Burlington House, Piccadilly, London W1J ODU

 

Programme for the day:

 

10:00  Registration

10:25

Welcome  - Joint session in Lecture room

10:30

Introduction talk - Solar - Peter Meadows

11:00

Introduction talk - Lunar

Breakout into Lunar/Solar Groups

Lunar Solar
11:30

Lunar Imaging - David Arditti

11:30

Bipolar Magnetic Regions on the Sun - Kevin Kilburn

    12:00

Solar Imaging with a DSLR - Stephen Strangroom

12:30 Lunch
14:00

Changes on the Moon - Tony Cook

14:00

Latest Solar Equipment for the Amateur - Gary Palmer

14:50

Observing Lunar Occultations - Tim Haymes

14:35

Kew Observatory: a perspective on observing the Sun today - Lee Macdonald

    15:10

Solar Imaging with a webcam - Peter Meadows

15:40 Tea break
16:00

Two Lunar Online Resources - Bill Leatherbarrow

16:00

Non-visual detection of solar flares - John Cook

16:30

Lunar Q&A session

16:30

Solar Q&A session

16:45

Plenary Q&A session and acknowledgements  - Joint session in Lecture room

17:00

Close

Booking information

To book your place, contact the BAA Office or use the online booking form by 22nd September 2017. Spaces are limited to 70 places, and will be issued on a first come first served basis.

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