From: TerryMoselaol.com Date: Mon, 12 Dec 2005 19:20:03 EST Subject: Congrats, Lectures, Party Hi all, 1. Congratulations to IAA member Peter Paice, one of whose photos has been selected for inclusion in the Astronomy Now special Sky Guide to 2006. Peter's photos regularly appear in Astronomy Now, & the BBC Sky At Night Magazine, and on various websites such as Spaceweather.com. Not to mention the even more illustrious STARDUST..... 2. Don't forget ..... A . The final IAA lecture of 2005 will be on Wed 14 December, when well-known broadcaster and writer, Mr Leo Enright, will give a lecture entitled: "Following the Space Shuttle - Future Plans for Manned Spaceflight". Leo's talks are always highly entertaining & very informative, so don't miss it! 7.30 p.m., Lecture room 5, Stranmillis College, Stranmillis Road, Belfast. There's plenty of free parking. Admission free, including seasonal refreshments! B . The EAAS lecture which was unable to take place last Monday has been rescheduled for Thursday 15 December. The meeting will be held, as usual, in the Thompson Primary School, Ballyrobert and begins at 8pm sharp. Dr. John Butler from Armagh Observatory will speak on "The Transit of Venus in 1769, Charles Mason in Donegal & the Development of Astronomy in Ireland in the 18th Century". Everyone is welcome, admission £3. 3 . The IAA's Xmas / New Year Party. Saturday 7 January, 7.30 p.m. Same prices as last year! Price: Adults £10; family: (2 adults + 2 children) £25; children £5. Cut off date 31 December, money must be with treasurer John Hall on or before that date. George Brannan will be running the quiz; prizes will be awarded. Film: "War of the Worlds". The price includes the film, and lots of lovely seasonal eats, plus a selection of hot & cold drinks of varying strength! Best value anywhere! If you're going to the IAA lecture on 14 December, bring your cash or chequebook & you could pay John then.
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