On Sunday 17th November, BAS and Bedford School are pleased to welcome back the BAA, this time for Equipment and Techniques Section meeting.
The day promises some very interesting talks from a very full agenda – it should be a great day for anyone wanting to get ideas for their home observatories, or wanting more from their equipment.
The programme is as follows:
10:00 Welcome from the President & Director
10:10 Tony Morris: DSLR Wide-field astrophotography
11:00 Coffee break
11:20 David Arditti: An observatory from a £100 shed
11:50 Callum Potter: New systems for telescope control: INDI, Python and AstroPy
13:30 Keith Burrell: A highly accurate mount using a friction drive and Telescope Drive Master
13:45 Simon Kidd: A fibre-optic device for video timing
14:10 Richard Miles: A compact, high-performance observatory for the 21st century
14:55 Martin Lewis: Solving the mystery of the martian edge-rind
15:40 Tea break
16:10 Alan Dowdell: The Reverend Berthon, his dynamometer, observatory and lifeboats