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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

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                     Saturday 1978 October 7.

                         Renold Building

                             UMIST

                        Sackville Street



1000 hrs    Registration.

1030        President to welcome delegates and introduce

           the theme of the meeting on observational

           astronomy.


1045        Colin Henshaw, BSc,FRAS,   VARIABLE STARS

           NWAVSO


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

           University.


           THE ENERGY CRISIS - AN ASTRONOMERS' VIEW