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Asteroid-comet connections meeting on October 6

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    To members of the Minor Planets Mailing List You may be interested in this forthcoming meeting OBSERVING PROJECTS WITH ASTEROID-COMET CONNECTIONS A joint
    Message 1 of 1 , May 29, 2012
      To members of the Minor Planets Mailing List
      You may be interested in this forthcoming meeting

      "OBSERVING PROJECTS WITH ASTEROID-COMET CONNECTIONS"
      A joint meeting of the Comet Section and Asteroids and Remote
      Planets Section of the BAA

      at 10.00-17.00 hrs on Saturday, 2012 October 6
      at the Berrill Lecture Theatre, Berrill Building, The Open University,
      Walton Hall, Milton Keynes MK7 6AA, United Kingdom

      Topics to include:

      * Methods in common for observing asteroids and comets
      * Discovering comets and asteroids
      * Comets masquerading as asteroids
      * Asteroids masquerading as comets
      * Water ice in asteroids
      * Short contributions from members

      In addition, there will be keynote lectures by:

      Dr Simon Green of The Open University
      Dr Stephen Lowry and Dr Sam Duddy
      of The University of Kent, Canterbury

      Anyone wishing to contribute a short talk should contact Richard Miles or Guy Hurst.

      Travel directions to the Berrill Building can be found at:
      http://www3.open.ac.uk/contact/locations.aspx
      along with a map of the campus at:
      http://www3.open.ac.uk/contact/maps/wh-campus.gif

      More details of the programme will be made available in August.

      Richard Miles
      arps [at] britastro.org

      Guy Hurst
      guy [at] tahq.demon.co.uk

      British Astronomical Association
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