May Public Meeting

iya_logo_thumbThis month’s public meeting takes place on Wedneday 20th May:


“The Telescopes of La Palma” by Neil Parker

Neil Parker’s background is in the world of professional astronomy – he is a former Deputy Director of the Royal Greenwich Observatory and was once Head of its Technology Division, working for the RGO until it’s close in 1998. His talk will detail the many telescopes on La Palma and the many engineering features involved with the installation and maintenance of the British telescopes on top of the island’s volcanic caldera.

The meeting that will be held at the Henry Dixon Hall, Rivenhall End, Witham, CM8 3HD. The doors open at 7:30 pm with the talk getting underway at ~8pm. Entry costs £3.

Posted on 14 May, 2009, in Astronomy News, Popular Science, Society News and tagged , , , . Bookmark the permalink. Comments Off on May Public Meeting.

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