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From: TerryMoselaol.com
Date: Tue, 31 Jan 2006 18:38:32 EST
Subject: ISS, IAA, Lectures, TV.

Hi all,
Normal service is now being resumed, I hope!
This email repeats some of what was in the last one, as it's still  topical, 
plus some new items:
1.  ISS: the ISS is currently making a series of morning passes over  
Ireland. Details as always are on www.heavens-above.com 
2. The IAA is the featured society in the February issue of the Sky At  Night 
Magazine, on p.74. 

3. The 2006 Tyndall Lecture will be given by Dr Karen Bultitude and Dr  Laura 
Grant entitled 'Our Planet - Our Future'.
Dates &  venues:     2 Feb at UCC, Cork;  3 Feb at NUIG,  Galway.
See ireland.iop.org/program.html 

4.   Wed. 1 Feb, 1.00pm, Thomas Davis Theatre, TCD: Prof. Denis O'Sullivan on 
'Cosmic  Rays and their effect on humans on earth, in earth orbit and in deep 
 space'.  See www.hamilton.tcd.ie/events/

5.   Thu, 2 Feb,  5.10pm, MacNeill LT, Hamilton Building, TCD: Prof. J.-P. 
Luminet (CNRS) on 'The  Shape of the Universe'. 
See www.stp.dias.ie/events/2006/SPL06poster.pdf 

6.  Prof Alan Fitzsimmons of QUB will give a lecture to the EAAS in  Thompson 
Primary School, Ballyrobert on Monday 6 February. Entitled, "Deep  Impact", 
the Story So Far", it will begin at 8.0. Admission 3.
7.  The next IAA public lecture will be on Wed 8 February, 7.30  p.m., 
Lecture theatre 5, Stranmillis College, Stranmillis Road, Belfast. It will  be given 
by Dr Neill Trappe, of NUI Maynooth, and is entitled "Far Infrared  Space 
Optics". All welcome; admission free, including light refreshments
Thu, 2 Feb,    9.00pm Channel 4: Challenger - countdown to  disaster.
The Sky At Night:  "On Top of the World - Observatories on Hawaii". 
Sunday   5 Feb.  1am.- 1.45am. BBC 1
Monday  6 Feb.   7pm. - 8pm.    BBC4 (extra  15mins)
Sunday 12 Feb.  BBC 2 repeat of previous Sunday's prog.
Clear skies,
Terry Moseley


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