Manchester Astronomical Society

Manchester Astronomical Society, Godlee Observatory, Sackville Street Building, University of Manchester, Manchester M1 3BU
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75th Anniversary Meeting

                 Manchester Astronomical Society

                     75th Anniversary Meeting


                     Saturday 1978 October 7.

                         Renold Building


                        Sackville Street

1000 hrs    Registration.

1030        President to welcome delegates and introduce

           the theme of the meeting on observational


1045        Colin Henshaw, BSc,FRAS,   VARIABLE STARS


1115        Ken Irving                 DEEP SKY OBJECTS

           Salford AS

1145        Lawrence E. Fitton         LUNAR PHOTOELECTRIC DEVICE


1215-1330   Lunch (The Godlee Observatory will be open)

1330        Dr. Keith B. Hindley       PHOTOGRAPHIC FIREBALL NETWORK


1400        Dr. Henry Soper            COLD CAMERA AND SOLAR PHOTOGRAPHY

           Manchester AS                     

1430        John Hosty                 JOINT "TA/BAA" NOVA PATROL

            "The Astronomer"


1500-1530   Refreshments.

1530        Julian Ravest              LUNAR OCCULTATIONS

            Merseyside Museums

1600-1700                              DISCUSSION

1700                                   PRESIDENT'S CLOSING REMARKS

1715-1900   The Godlee Observatory will be open to visitors.

1930        A Public Lecture by Dr. R.C. Maddison of Keele