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From: TerryMoselaol.com
Date: Sat, 2 Oct 2004 11:53:19 EDT
Subject: Lectures Mon & Wed & later

Hi all,

1. The amazing Robert MCall space art exhibition continues at the gallery in 
the Town Hall, Newtownards. 
   As part of this event, Dr Tom Mason, Director of Armagh Planetarium, will 
be giving a lecture there on "Aliens" on Monday evening, 4 October. It's at 8 
p.m., & I think admission is free, but I'm not sure.

2. The next EAAS meeting is also on Monday night Oct 4th in the Thompson 
School Ballyrobert @ 8pm sharp!  The guest speaker is John McFarland from Armagh 
Observatory, and the title of the talk is "Some Astronomical Cover-ups".

It's also the anniversary of the Space Age - (Sputnik 1!), and therefore also 
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October 4th to 10th. International Space Week. Countries around the world 
celebrating achievements in space with a theme of sustainable development. Ed 
Barnett, co-ordinator for Space Week in Ireland invites proposals for events. 
Contact Ed at +44 (0) 2892622415. Email: edspace-encounters.com Website: 
www.spaceweek.org/

3.  The next IAA lecture will be on Wed 6 October at 7.30 p.m. in Stranmillis 
College, Stranmillis Road, Belfast, when John O'Neill (IAA & IAS, and Deputy 
Chair of IFAS), will give a talk entitled "Great Comets of the 20th Century". 
Admission is free, including light refreshments, and all are welcome.

4. Another reminder about the special event at the Ulster Museum at 1:00-5:00 
pm, Sat 9 Oct and 2:00-5:00, Sun 10 October entitled "A WALK ON THE WILD SIDE
". This will be on similar lines to the famous 'Rocky Road Show', but will 
cover life sciences as well as geology/astronomy.  The Irish Astronomical 
Association & the Belfast Geologists' Society will be represented.

5. October 12th, Tuesday. Geologist Dr Ian Saunders (TCD) gives the first in 
a series of six lectures on the development of the solar system. Venue in TCD. 
There is a charge for admission, and details are available from 01 6081074 or 
earthtcd.ie

Clear Skies,

Terry Moseley

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