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"Planets in our solar system and beyond" meeting

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The British Astronomical Association (BAA) is holding a one-day meeting in Eastbourne on Saturday 29th April titled "Planets in our solar system and beyond".

The lineup of talks and speakers is impressive so I've booked myself a place:

  • Dr John Rogers - "Jupiter”
  • Mr Michael Foulkes – "Amateur observations of Saturn"
  • Prof David Rothery – "Mercury: new insights into the Sun's closest planet"
  • Dr Guillem Anglada Escude - "Proxima b, planets around red dwarfs and the search for life beyond the Solar System"
  • Dr Eamonn Kerins - "Exoplanet science in the era of many worlds"

For more information and to book a place: https://britastro.org/node/7996

James

 

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