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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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