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Monday, September 27

CAS Meeting, Sat 2nd October 2010

HI all

our speaker for Saturday night is the world famous Robin Leadbeater, from none other than Torpenhow. Robin's talk is entitled "A Week In The Life of an Amateur Astronomer".

Hopefully something that will whet the appetite of budding new astronomers and show how far we amateurs can take our hobby, to a semi-professional level!

Robin's talk will include tales of colliding stellar winds, an Antarctic ballooning disaster, unearthing treasures at the seaside, shining a light on a dark and mysterious object and much more... so get yourself and your friends along to hear it from our resident expert.

Saturday 2nd October 2010 at 7.30pm, St Joseph's Church Hall Cockermouth.

Jerry

Tuesday, September 21

Guest Speaker cancellation

Everybody,

I'm sorry to announce that our planned Guest Speaker for October 2nd, Rob Harrison, is unable to attend due to unforseen circumstances. He sends his apologies and would like to come at a later date.

So if you or friends were planning to come and listen to him on Saturday 2nd October then please be aware of the change.

The meeting will proceed on the Saturday as planned to avoid complications, but we will have an alternative speaker.

Jeremy

Sunday, September 19

September Meeting Reminder

All,

please remember that the September meeting date has been changed from the usual Tuesday to Saturday 2nd October at 7.30pm in order to accommodate our special guest speaker.

The venue is the same - St Joseph's Church Hall.

Rob Harrison will be coming to speak about his Icarus Project, or home made high altitude balloon camera exploits.

See you there!

Jerry