Galway Astrofest 2020

7 months 1 week ago - 7 months 1 week ago #108145 by R Newman
Galway Astrofest 2020 was created by R Newman
Hi

Details have just been released of the 2020 Galway Astronomy Festival, thanks to John Keady, the club Chairman for putting together a  line up of fantastic speakers.

January 24th 7.30pm
Festival screening of ‘Apollo 11’ – Eye Cinema

January 25th 10am

1. Megan Schwamb (QUB): ‘Tales from the Solar System’
2. Mike Redfern (NUIG): ‘The E-ELT, Biggest (and best) eye on the sky’
3. Lána Salmon: ‘EIRSAT-1: Ireland’s first satellite’
4. Luke McConnell: ‘Particle Physics – what really goes on at CERN’
5. Julie McEnery (NASA):‘Exploring Nature’s accelerators with the Fermi Gamma-ray Space Telescope’
6. Mike Foylan ‘How to set up a meteor capturing camera system & the Nemetode network’
Hope to see you there.

www.galwayastronomyclub.ie/astrofest-2020/

Ronan Newman
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7 months 1 week ago #108146 by Paul Evans
Replied by Paul Evans on topic Galway Astrofest 2020
Thanks Ronan that looks like an excellent lineup though sadly I can't make it myself, right in the middle of late shifts at work!

I'd encourage anyone whether they be new to the hobby or wizened observers to try and make it to this event, and indeed any of the other similar events held across the island during the year. Apart from the lectures there's always excellent craic on offer and the sideshows of equipment, books and pictures always add greatly to the events.

Paul

IAA Webmaster, IFAS Rep and Past President

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