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From: TerryMoselaol.com
Date: Tue, 31 Jan 2006 18:38:32 EST
Subject: ISS, IAA, Lectures, TV.

Hi all,
 
Normal service is now being resumed, I hope!
 
This email repeats some of what was in the last one, as it's still  topical, 
plus some new items:
 
1.  ISS: the ISS is currently making a series of morning passes over  
Ireland. Details as always are on www.heavens-above.com 
 
2. The IAA is the featured society in the February issue of the Sky At  Night 
Magazine, on p.74. 
 


LECTURES:
3. The 2006 Tyndall Lecture will be given by Dr Karen Bultitude and Dr  Laura 
Grant entitled 'Our Planet - Our Future'.
Dates &  venues:     2 Feb at UCC, Cork;  3 Feb at NUIG,  Galway.
See ireland.iop.org/program.html 

4.   Wed. 1 Feb, 1.00pm, Thomas Davis Theatre, TCD: Prof. Denis O'Sullivan on 
'Cosmic  Rays and their effect on humans on earth, in earth orbit and in deep 
 space'.  See www.hamilton.tcd.ie/events/

5.   Thu, 2 Feb,  5.10pm, MacNeill LT, Hamilton Building, TCD: Prof. J.-P. 
Luminet (CNRS) on 'The  Shape of the Universe'. 
See www.stp.dias.ie/events/2006/SPL06poster.pdf 

6.  Prof Alan Fitzsimmons of QUB will give a lecture to the EAAS in  Thompson 
Primary School, Ballyrobert on Monday 6 February. Entitled, "Deep  Impact", 
the Story So Far", it will begin at 8.0. Admission 3.
 
7.  The next IAA public lecture will be on Wed 8 February, 7.30  p.m., 
Lecture theatre 5, Stranmillis College, Stranmillis Road, Belfast. It will  be given 
by Dr Neill Trappe, of NUI Maynooth, and is entitled "Far Infrared  Space 
Optics". All welcome; admission free, including light refreshments
 
TV:  
Thu, 2 Feb,    9.00pm Channel 4: Challenger - countdown to  disaster.
 
The Sky At Night:  "On Top of the World - Observatories on Hawaii". 
Sunday   5 Feb.  1am.- 1.45am. BBC 1
Monday  6 Feb.   7pm. - 8pm.    BBC4 (extra  15mins)
Sunday 12 Feb.  BBC 2 repeat of previous Sunday's prog.
 
 
Clear skies,
 
Terry Moseley

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