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From: TerryMoselaol.com
Date: Fri, 25 Mar 2005 19:15:55 EST
Subject: IAA Lecture, COSMOS PROG

Hi all,

1. The next IAA Public Lecture will be on Wednesday 29 April, given by the 
renowned Prof Bob Lambourne, of the Open University. Some of you may remember 
his superb presentation at the Connaught Star Party in 2004. It's entitled "The 
New Cosmos", and is superbly illustrated and very accessible to all.
   It's at 7.30 p.m., Lecture Room 5, Stranmillis College, Stranmillis Road, 
Belfast. Admission free including light refreshments; all welcome.


2. Here's the latest timetable for COSMOS 2005:


FRIDAY APRIL 1ST:
19:30+  - Registration

20:30  - Ms Grainne Kirwan, MSc MLitt BA, Dun Laoghaire Institute of Art, 
Design and Technology, & Tullamore Astronomical Society
"Psychology For Space Farers"

22:00  - Observing Session and/or Indoor Activities


SATURDAY APRIL 2ND:
9:15  - Registration

9:45 - Official Opening

10:00 - Dr. Neil Trappe, B.Sc. Ph.D., Dept. Experimental Physics, NUI 
Maynooth
"Submillimetre Astronomy"

11:15 - Coffee Break

11:45 - Ian Sanders, Senior Lecturer, Dept. of Geology, Trinity College 
Dublin.
"Origins of the Solar System found in Meteorites"

13:15 - 14:30 Lunch

14:30 - Presentation to GOAL

14:45 - Peter Coxon, Associate Professor, Dept. of Geography, Trinity College 
Dublin
"Long-term (and not so long-term) Astronomical Influences on the Irish 
Climate and Landscape"

16:00 - Coffee Break

16:30 - Table Quiz

18:00 - Break for Cosmic Dinner

19:30 - Cosmic Dinner (Limited Numbers, enquire with Deirdre Campbell 
(Treasurer) on arrival)

22:00 - Observing Session and/or Saturday Night's Activities


SUNDAY APRIL 3RD:
10:00 - IFAS General Meeting (IFAS Committee Members only)

11:30 - Mr. Terry Moseley, Irish Astronomical Association
"Chasing The Moon's Shadow"

13:00 - 14:15 Lunch

14:30 - Mr. Frank Concannon, Tullamore Astronomical Society
"The Markree Observatory & Its Catalogue"

15:45 - Raffle & Presentations

16:15 - Farewell Address

Times, titles, and speakers are subject to change at short notice."


Clear Skies, and Happy Easter,

Terry Moseley

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