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Monday, November 23

November Meeting Cancelled

Just to confirm that due to transport infrastructure and flood damage in Cockermouth our November meeting is cancelled. We will look to arrange an informal meeting sometime in mid December.

Chris

Saturday, November 21

November CAS Meeting

I'm not sure what the status of St Joseph's Church and Hall is following the serious flooding in Cockermouth over the last few days but from the TV footage I've seen, I think it will have been affected so it seems unlikely that our meeting will be going ahead on Tuesday. I'll post more when I know.

My thoughts go out to all affected by the floods. I hope you are all OK.

Chris

Thursday, November 5

The Jewellery of Luminous Giants & Dim Dwarfs

Notice of an event hosted by the Institute of Physics to be held at the Sellafield Visitors Centre:

Dr Christianne Helling of the University of St Andrews will be lecturing on the nature of interstellar dust, the effects of dust on luminous giant star formation and dim dwarfs.

Wednesday 18th November 2009, Sellafield Centre, Refreshments at 6.30pm talk starts at 7pm.

Please book by emailing WestCumbriaIOP@googlemail.com