Following on from the success of the 2003 convention we are pleased to announce that the FAS Annual Convention 2004 will be on the 2nd October at the Institue of Astronomy, Cambridge, CB3 0HA.
Tickets prices are £7.00 in advance and £8.00 on the day.
Lecture theatre is limited to 180 seats so book early to avoid disappointment.
Tickets available from Stan Waterman, ‘Amadeus House’, Temple End, Charlton, Hitchin, Herts, SG4 7TE. 01462 433912 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
There will be no meals provided this year and delegates are advised to bring packed lunches or make use of a nearby pub or MacDonalds. Tea & coffee is available.
This year we are also running a raffle, tickets will be £1. The prizes include a signed copy of David Hardy’s latest book titled “Futures”, a selection of books from Cambridge University Press, a selection of books from Springer, a collection of posters from Chandra, tickets to the National Space Centre Leicester.
|8.00am||Doors open to traders|
|8.30am||Doors open to public|
|9.00am||Start – Intro from President, FAS|
|9.15am-10.15am||Dr Paul Murdin – ‘The Reality of Black Holes’|
|10.30am-11.30am||Guy Hurst – ‘The search for novae/supernovae: from visual to laptop’|
|12.30pm-2.30pm||Lunch and Observatory Tours|
|2.30pm-3.30pm||Dr Cathie Clarke – ‘The formation of stars, brown dwarfs and planets’|
|4.00pm-5.00pm||Professor Douglas Gough – ‘Hardly Pulsating Stars’|
|5.05pm||Closing Remarks-: President, FAS|
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