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by Callum Potter
Fri Feb 27, 2009 3:19 pm
Forum: Telescopes and instruments
Topic: Quality Dob base formica ..
Replies: 3
Views: 1498

I was able to buy a sheet of Ebony Star from International Decorative Surfaces ( http://www.idsurfaces.co.uk/ ). They have branches around the UK, but you will have to phone them. Check you have right code for the type you want. I may have some to spare, depending on how much you want. Cost price + ...
by Callum Potter
Tue Feb 17, 2009 5:48 pm
Forum: General chat
Topic: Astronomy Clubs
Replies: 6
Views: 2169

If you live near Jodrell then Macclesfield AS may be the one for you:
http://maccastro.com/

They meet at either Jodrell or Goostrey.

There are a number of other societies in Cheshire, and south Manchester. The FAS site lists a number of these.

Good luck.
by Callum Potter
Tue Dec 09, 2008 1:51 pm
Forum: Forthcoming meetings and events
Topic: FAS Convention 2009
Replies: 0
Views: 2350

FAS Convention 2009

The 2009 FAS Convention will return to the Institute of Astronomy, Cambridge, on Saturday October 3rd.

More details will be posted on the FAS Website in due course.
by Callum Potter
Wed Sep 17, 2008 11:08 am
Forum: Forthcoming meetings and events
Topic: FAS Convention 2008 - This Saturday (20th September)
Replies: 0
Views: 2294

FAS Convention 2008 - This Saturday (20th September)

The Federation of Astronomical Societies annual convention is on this Saturday, at the Institute of Astronomy, Madingley Road, Cambridge. Talks will kick-off at 10.00, doors opening at 9.00. Entry fee is £8.00. Refreshments available through the day, though you will have to step out for lunch, or br...
by Callum Potter
Fri Jun 06, 2008 1:19 pm
Forum: Forthcoming meetings and events
Topic: FAS Convention - September 20th 2008 - Cambridge
Replies: 0
Views: 2971

FAS Convention - September 20th 2008 - Cambridge

The 2008 FAS Convention will be held at the Institute of Astronomy, Cambridge, on September 20th. A top line up of speakers; Prof. Barrie Jones, Nik Szymanek, Prof. Andy Fabian, Dr. Somak Raychaudhury + Trade stands and society displays + Tours of the telescopes (construction work permitting) + The ...
by Callum Potter
Tue Dec 18, 2007 10:50 am
Forum: Telescopes and instruments
Topic: Baader Orthoscopic eyepiece
Replies: 5
Views: 2143

SCS Astro in Wellington sell Baader stuff - not sure if they do the eyepieces though.

C.
by Callum Potter
Thu Sep 27, 2007 10:39 am
Forum: Forthcoming meetings and events
Topic: FAS Convention 2007 - October 13th
Replies: 0
Views: 2653

FAS Convention 2007 - October 13th

FAS Convention will be on Saturday 13th October at the BMI, Birmingham. With a top speaker lineup of: Professor Mike Cruise, University of Birmingham-‘The Search for Gravitational Waves’ Professor Phil Diamond - 'Jodrell Bank: at the heart of the past and the future of radio astronomy'. Professo...
by Callum Potter
Wed Feb 07, 2007 12:11 pm
Forum: Forthcoming meetings and events
Topic: FAS Convention 2007 - October 13th
Replies: 1
Views: 3409

Date changed to October 13th 2007

FASCON 2007 will be at the Birmingham Midlands Institute (BMI) on saturday October 13th.

Thanks,

Callum Potter
President
Federation of Astronomical Societies
by Callum Potter
Fri Oct 20, 2006 11:08 am
Forum: Forthcoming meetings and events
Topic: FAS Convention 2007 - October 13th
Replies: 1
Views: 3409

FAS Convention 2007 - October 13th

The FAS Convention 2007 is planned to be held on Saturday September 29th.

Hope this will not conflict with any other major meetings. Please let me know asap if so.

Thanks,

Callum Potter
President
Federation of Astronomical Societies
by Callum Potter
Tue Jul 04, 2006 11:33 am
Forum: Forthcoming meetings and events
Topic: September 30 - FAS Convention
Replies: 0
Views: 2907

September 30 - FAS Convention

The 2006 AGM & Convention of the FAS will be held on 30th September 2006 at the Birmingham & Midlands Institute (BMI) in central Birmingham. The BMI is a 5 minute walk from Birmingham New Street station. Our guest speaker line is now confirmed as: * Prof. John Brown (Royal Astronomer for Scotland) *...