Convention 1999A

The 1999 Autumn Convention took place on Saturday 2nd October, in the Pippard Lecture Theatre of the Cavendish Laboratory, Cambridge.

Sponsored by Astronomy Now

Programme:

08.00 Doors open to traders
09.00 Doors open to public
10.00 Welcome from the FAS President, Pam Spence
John Morton ‘The Chemistry and Evolution of Alien Lifeforms’
11.00 Coffee/Tea break
11.30 EAGM
Ian Ridpath ‘Asterisms of the Autumn Skies’
Andy Salmon ‘Moon-race, July 1969: the Luna-15 story’
13.00 Lunch
14.30 Professor Malcolm Longair ‘The Origin of Galaxies and Quasars’
15.30 Tea/Coffee break
16.00 John Mason ‘The 99 Eclipse – how was it for you?’
18.00 Convention closes

Trade Stands:

Astronomy Now
Earth and Sky/Fieldview
British Astronomical Association
Margaret Fisher, second-hand Astronomy books
STSC (Science Schools)
AWR Technology Ltd
Graystel Software
Science Quest