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Variable Star Section Meeting

Venue: Humfrey Rooms, Castilian Terrace, Northampton, NN1 1LD (click to see map)
Saturday, 2016, March 19 - 11:00 to 17:30

The Northamptonshire Natural History Society will be hosts to a BAAVSS section meeting on Saturday March 19th 2016.

Further details will given here as they become available.

Provisional Programme

10:30 Doors Open.
11.00 Welcome and Introduction - Roger Pickard, Director
11.10 Dr David Boyd - What does 15 years of data tell us about DW UMa?
11.30 Des Loughney - The Eclipsing Binary System - V1061 Tau
12.00 Dr John Southworth, Keele University - What is the point of observing eclipsing binaries?
1.00 Lunch
2.15 Simon Hodgkin, Cambridge Astronomical Survey Unit - Science Alerts from Gaia
3.15 Andy Wilson - Update to the VSS Database
3.25 Chris Jones - The ICCE programme
3.45 Tea
4.20 Gary Poyner - A telescopic Variable Star hop around the arrow.
4.40 John Toone - America's first Variable Star
5.00 Shaun Albrighton - The Binocular Programme
5.30 End

Updated February 16th 2016