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Solarfest 2017 - Saturday 17th June - Dunsink Observatory.

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3 months 2 weeks ago - 3 months 2 weeks ago #106632 by michaeloconnell
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Its that time of year again folks...SOLARFEST 2017 takes place on Saturday 17th June at Dunsink Observatory.

Further announcements will be posted on the SOLARFEST Facebook page:
www.facebook.com/Solarfest-223930147635707/

Speakers confirmed to date are:
Pete Williamson FRAS.
'Solar Imaging & Processing Made Simple'

Sophie Murray, Trinity College Dublin.
'Space Weather: Origins & impacts'

Brian MacGabhann, Chairperson Galway Astronomy Club.
'Einstein Made (Relatively) Simple'

More speakers to be announced shortly.

Details on how to book your free tickets will be announced in due course.
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3 months 4 hours ago - 3 months 4 hours ago #106640 by michael_murphy
michael_murphy replied the topic: Solarfest 2017 - Saturday 17th June - Dunsink Observatory.
The booking page is now available here .

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2 months 1 week ago #106660 by flt158
flt158 replied the topic: Solarfest 2017 - Saturday 17th June - Dunsink Observatory.
I have just booked for Solarfest 2017.

May the Sun shine.

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2 months 1 week ago - 2 months 1 week ago #106662 by johnflannery
johnflannery replied the topic: Solarfest 2017 - Saturday 17th June - Dunsink Observatory.
Agenda for the weekend (taken from a post by Ben Sugarman on the Dublin Stargazers Meetup)

Friday Night:
19:30 Terry Moseley - Our Place in the Universe

Saturday:
10:30 Registration - Tea/Coffee
10:50 Welcome Address
11:00 Brian MacGabhann - Einstein Made (Relatively) Simple
11:45 Pete Williamson - Solar Imaging & Processing Made Simple
12:30 Samuel Bleyen - Sunspot Classification and Measurement
13:00 LUNCH incl observatory tour and solar observing
Please bring your own picnic. Tea/Coffee provided.
14:30 Sam Green - Stellar Bow Shocks
14:50 Aoife Ryan - Solar Physics with iLofar
15:10 Dúalta O'Fionnagáin - The Solar Wind in Time
15:30 Sophie Murray - Space Weather: Origins & impacts
16:15 - 16:30 Conference Close

Sunday:
12:00 Sam Green - Sun for Kids
12:30 Kevin Stephen Smith - Fun in the Sun!
13:00 - 14:00 Observatory tour and solar observing.
Please bring your own picnic. Tea/Coffee provided.

John Flannery ( aurorawatcher - at * gmail - dot * com ... remove hyphens/asterisks/spaces for email)
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2 months 1 week ago #106663 by Mike
Mike replied the topic: Solarfest 2017 - Saturday 17th June - Dunsink Observatory.
Fantastic line-up, just booked my ticket. Hats off to all the good folk for organising this event. Looking forward to meeting up with friends and colleagues.

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