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Basingstoke Astronomy Society - 2011/2012 Schedule

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Hi all,

I am please to present the schedule of speakers for the next year at Basingstoke AS. If you are in the area we would love to see you. More details are available at Basingstoke Astronomical Society

Practical session are divided into visual and imaging sections and are centred around short presentations from member's and general shop talk.


Sep 22nd

Brendan Shaw - “Observing the Moon”

Oct 13th

Practical Meeting

Oct 27th

Dr Stuart Eves (Surrey Satellite Technology Systems)

“Sophisticated Small Satellites from Surrey”

Nov 10th

Practical Meeting

Nov 24th

Mark Radice

“Observing the Deep Sky”

Dec 2nd

Christmas Social

Bolton Arms, Old Basing.

7.30 for 8.00pm

Dec 8th

Symposium “Amateur Astronomy”


Jan 12th

Practical Meeting

Jan 26th

Dr Paul Roche (Faulkes Telescope, National Schools’ Astronomer)

“Twinkle, Twinkle Little (Neutron) Star”

Feb 19th

Practical Meeting

Feb 23rd

Prof. Andrew Coates (Mullard Space Science Centre)

“Cassini-Huygens at Saturn and Titan”

Mar 8th

Practical Meeting

Mar 22nd

Barry Lorimer (Foredown Tower AG)

“DIY Astronomy and an All Sky Meteor Camera”

Apr 12th

Practical Meeting

Apr 26th

Bob Trevan and Dave Shave-Wall

“Building the Observatories”

May 10th

Practical Meeting

May 24th

Chairman’s Address

Jun 28th

Annual General Meeting

dates tbc

March/April - Messier Marathon

July/Aug - Annual BBQ

Aug - Perseid Meteor Watch

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