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  1. callump

    Astrofest 2019

    A partial programme seems to be published now: http://europeanastrofest.com/conference/ /callump
  2. If you are interested in Python you should check out AstroPy which is developed by the pros. http://www.astropy.org/ Happy coding! /callump
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    Heard the sad news today that Maurice Gavin aka Nytecam passed away this morning after a short illness. One of the Great Observers - he will be sorely missed. /callump
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    Webb Society Meeting 2018

    If anyone form North Gloucestershire or South Worcestershire is planning on going, and could give me lift on the day, please DM me. Thanks, Callum
  5. Thanks for posting Owen - yes, this is right - programme will be substantially the same though one speaker cannot make the new date. Callum
  6. There is still time to book for this meeting - visit https://britastro.org/deepsky2018 Thanks, Callum
  7. British Astronomical Association Deep Sky Section will be holding it's annual meeting on Sunday 4th March at Bedford School, Bedford. Topics to include: variable nebulae, double star observing, visual observing Arp catalogue objects, imaging, and ancient galaxies. Price is only £6 for BAA members (and usual concessions) and £10 for non-members, includes lunch. Full details and you can book online at: https://britastro.org/deepsky2018 Hope to see you there! /callump
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    Pluto Telescope

    The LSST will have a 64cm diameter CCD camera - 3.2 gigapixels. https://www.lsst.org/about/camera /callump
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    On my way to the IAPY award ceremony

    Congrats on the highly commended Michael - was nice to chat. Tot ziens. /callump
  10. Yes, was a very enjoyable day - congrats to the organisers. /callump
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    BAA web site

    It has been renewed so should be ok now - it may take a little time for this to work its way through your caches. /callump
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    Webb Society meeting - who's going?

    Should be a good one - i'll be there... /callump
  13. This should be a really good meeting - looking forward to it. /callump
  14. The BAA Deep Sky Section is holding its annual meeting on 4th March at Kintbury, near Newbury. Programme includes: Guy Hurst - Novae/Supernovae Patrolling Jonathan Blake - Astrophotography - data capture and data processing Mark Radice - Have telescope will travel Steve Tonkin - Binocular Deep Sky Observing Greg Parker - Mini-WASP Dr Philipp Podsiadlowski. Oxford University - “From Supernova to Gamma-Ray Burst: Understanding the Diversity of Cosmic Explosions". The meeting is open to all and price includes a cooked lunch and refreshments throughout the day - £20 for BAA members and £25 for non-members. Book online in advance, and further details are available at http://britastro.org/dss2017 /callump
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    Astronomy Now

    Should be in the shops tomorrow according to the twitter feed... https://twitter.com/AstronomyNow /callum

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