The 2008 FAS Convention will be held at the Institute of Astronomy, Cambridge, on September 20th.

A top line up of speakers; Prof. Barrie Jones, Nik Szymanek, Prof. Andy Fabian, Dr. Somak Raychaudhury

+ Trade stands and society displays
+ Tours of the telescopes (construction work permitting)
+ The legendary FAS Raffle
+ Astro-Imaging Competition


Barrie Jones “The Seach for Extra-Terrestrial Life”

Nik Szymanek “Photographing the Night Sky”

Andy Fabian “The Power of Black Holes”

Somak Raychaudhury “Einstein’s Outrageous Legacy – Black Holes, Cosmic Illusions and Dark Energy”

Traders and Displays

Aurora Books
Jack Martin
Sky’s the Limit
Cambridge University Press
Widescreen Centre
Science Replicas

+ Tours of the telescopes (construction work permitting)

Astro-Imaging Competion Rules