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20 June, Dublin - Solarfest 2009

PostPosted: Tue Apr 28, 2009 9:50 pm
by folk
The Irish Federation of Astronomical Societies (IFAS) in conjunction with Dublin Institute of Advanced Studies (DIAS) [url=][/url] are organising a one-day event in Dublin to discuss solar astronomy. The event is called Solarfest 2009 and will take place on [b]Saturday 20th June 2009[/b] at Dunsink Observatory. We are very grateful for the support of DIAS for sponsoring the event and attendance is [b]FREE[/b]. Speakers confirmed so far are Deirdre Kelleghan (IFAS), Sally Russell (RAS), Miruna Popescu (Armagh Observatory [url=][/url]), Kevin Smith (Practical Astronomer Magazine), Nick Howes (Astronomy Now Magazine) and myself, Michael O'Connell. Weather permitting, we will have solar observing sessions also. A more detailed programme of the event will be uploaded in due coarse. Spaces are limited to 60 seats so if you are interested in attending this event, please let us know so that we reserve a seat for you. I would like to thank Deirdre Kelleghan for her assistance in co-organising this event with me.

If you have any queries, please do not hesitate to ask.


Michael O'Connell
IFAS Chair

RE: 20 June, Dublin - Solarfest 2009

PostPosted: Thu May 14, 2009 12:00 pm
by dekell
Here is the poster for SOLARFEST 2009 more details to follow soon as we have them.
Send me an e mail if you want a ticket , this is a free event
The beautiful background solar sketch is by Les Cowley.
The talks in SOLARFEST will be on Solar Imaging , Solar Physics , Solar Sketching
and Solar Equipment. More soon ..................... for tickets.

Deirdre Kelleghan
Outreach Coordinator IFAS