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10 months 5 days ago - 10 months 5 days ago #111819 by Bruno
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Hi all,
The Irish Astronomical Society has been contacted by amateur astronomical societies in Poland who asked us to mark the 550th anniversary of the birth of the Polish astronomer and mathematician Copernicus this year. 
The IAS is delighted to remember Copernicus by organising this special event for Irish and Polish amateur astronomers.  The guest speakers are; Sebastian Soberski, Robert Nowakowski and our own John Flannery, The event will also be attended by the Polish Ambassador to Ireland, H.E. Anna Sochańska
The presentations are arranged as follows:
- part 1: "Total solar eclipse in examples" - Sebastian Soberski (15 min)
- part 2: "Project Copernicus_23_550 and #ESAJuice mission" - Robert Nowakowski (5 min)
- part 3: "Astronomy in Ireland through the Ages" John Flannery (20 min)
- part 4: Question and Answer /discussion on future activities

The event will be an in-person talk in UCD at the Insight Research Centre and all members of IFAS clubs are invited to attend.  The event will also be available on-line using Zoom.  Our Polish presenters and fellow amateur astronomers will participate in the webinar on-line from Poland.The in-person meeting and webinar takes place at 7pm next Monday night 24th April at the Insight Research Centre in UCD. Insight is located in the  O’Brien Centre For Science  (click to see on Google Maps). Parking is free on campus after 5 pm. If you are viewing from home just click and join the Zoom Meeting using the following link:  ucd-ie.zoom.us/j/67874036802

Clear skies
John
Last edit: 10 months 5 days ago by Bruno.
The following user(s) said Thank You: michael_murphy, flt158, Until_then-Goodnight!

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