AAA to hold its first public open evening
The newly-formed Athenaeum Astronomy Association will be holding its first public event in January, to promote the organisation and attract new members.
This will take the form of an open evening at Bury St Edmunds' famous Athenaeum Subscription Rooms on Angel Hill, site of the Victorian observatory which the AAA aims to restore to public use.
Open evening, 27 January, 2017
|7pm||Introduction to the evening - (Dr Richard Young, AAA founder and Director)|
|7.10pm||Presentation: An Introduction to the Night Sky - (Brian Shepherd, AAA member)|
|7.55pm||Interval 1 - (refreshments, networking, displays)|
|8.15pm||Presentation: An Introduction to Simple Astrophotography – (David Murton, Chairman, Orwell Astronomical Society)|
|9pm||Interval 2 - (refreshments, networking, displays)|
|9.20pm||Plenary session: all about the AAA (a conversation led by Marian Shaw, AAA Secretary)|