HELENSBURGH ASTRONOMICAL SOCIETY
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Programme for 2018-19

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DATE
TOPIC
SPEAKER
Observatory
Dates
26
Sept
Ancient Astronomical Methods
Andrew Leven, (HAS) none
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31
Oct
IPERCAM a high speed quintuple beam camera for studying fast changing objects (e.g. solar flares)
Martin Black, UK Astronomy Technology Centre Edinburgh Obs
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28 Nov
Observing Solar flares in X-rays with NASA's NuSTAR telescope and the FOXI sounding rockets
Iain Hannah, University of Glasgow Obs
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12
Dec
Christmas Dinner
& Quiz Obs
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2019

30
Jan
Stellarium Workshop and Tutorial
Alan Henderson Obs
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27 Feb
Anti-matter in Space
Alec MacKinnon Obs
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27 Mar
Telescopes: types, setting up use & remote telescope in Spain
Douglas Cooper, Stirling Astronomical Society -
Obs
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Douglas is a well-known astrophotographer.
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24
Apr
AGM
AGENDA none
NOTE:
Our AGM is regularly held at the last meeting of the session. A formal notice of the meeting, including agenda, budget, committee elections, motions, etc., will be issued nearer the time. We will be looking for suggestions for topics for our meetings for our 2018-19 session
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//OBSERVATORY MEETINGS: are held at Glasgow University Observatory, Acre Road, Maryhill.

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Members wishing to attend should contact Alan Henderson on the Monday of the relative
week to confirm //their intention to do so and clarify travel and meeting arrangements. //

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Stargazing evenings are held throughout the Winter season at our local Observing Sites at Glen Fruin //as
well as regular Sun-gazing Days using our Solar Scopes, weather permitting.

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Summer Activities


. . .in the meantime - Clear Skies


Meetings are held at 7.30 p.m. in the
Helensburgh Parish Church Hall, Helensburgh, G84 8UP