From: TerryMoselat

Date: 27 June 2008 01:47:25 BST

Subject: IAA BBQ, Space Camp at BCO

Hi all,


1. IRISH ASTRONOMICAL ASSOCIATION BBQ: I forgot to include details about the BBQ itself. Here's the last notice, with the details appended:

IAA Summer BBQ & Rocket Launching, Sunday 29 June: The IAA's summer BBQ will again be held at Greencastle Planetarium at the Maritime Museum, Greencastle, Inishowen, Co Donegal, where we'll have a planetarium show, followed by real live rocket launching under the expert tutelage of the director, Ash McFadden, followed by our BBQ. 

    Normal admission prices to the Maritime Museum and Planetarium.

   Remember, Sunday 29 June, starting at 12 noon if you want to build your own rocket from a kit, or 2 p.m. if you just want to see the starshow & the rocket launching.

   The usual IAA BBQ rules apply - you bring your own food, drink, plates, cutlery etc. We provide the cooking equipment. If you have a portable BBQ, and BBQ tongs, etc, please bring them along as back-up. We'll have plenty of spare charcoal, so don't worry about that.

   Guests are welcome to come along courtesy of any IAA member.

   Hope to see you there.


2. Space Camp at Blackrock Castle Observatory, Cork. 

"At our first annual Space Camp we invite students ages 9 to 12 to use science and engineering to explore the universe.  Explore life as an astronaut, the solar system & the search for alien life. The highlight of the week is the day we build and launch our own rockets!  Places are limited so call to reserve your place now. Fee: 95 euro per student. 10% discount for members of Blackrock Castle Observatory.

There are 4 sessions to choose from:

July 7-11: Morning (10AM- 12:30PM)

July 14-18: Morning (10AM- 12:30PM)

July 7-11: Afternoon (2PM- 4:30PM)

July 14-18: Afternoon (2PM- 4:30PM)

Call Frances McCarthy: 021 4357917 or email francesmccarthyat for more information or to register.

Clear skies,

Terry Moseley