Solarsphere Astronomy and Music Festival 12th - 15th August 2016

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Solarsphere Astronomy and Music Festival 12th - 15th August 2016

Post by marktownley » Sun Jul 31, 2016 9:29 am

If anyone fancies it I will be doing solar outreach throughout this great festival and also doing a talk on the saturday afternoon, come along, it's a great weekend!

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Re: Solarsphere Astronomy and Music Festival 12th - 15th August 2016

Post by Montana » Mon Aug 01, 2016 11:30 am

:hamster: great work Mark :)
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Re: Solarsphere Astronomy and Music Festival 12th - 15th August 2016

Post by marktownley » Sat Aug 06, 2016 8:37 am

Thanks! I'm pleased to announce Dr Helen Mason OBE will be helping me with outreach throughout the festival. This lady has got quite a solar repertoire https://www.st-edmunds.cam.ac.uk/people ... -mason-obe
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Post by Montana » Tue Aug 09, 2016 2:38 pm

Wow! you are lucky Mark, make sure you ask her plenty of questions about some of the solar features we keep seeing and wondering about.
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Re: Solarsphere Astronomy and Music Festival 12th - 15th August 2016

Post by marktownley » Sat Sep 10, 2016 11:45 am

Finally got round to uploading some pictures and timelapse from the festival...



ImageP1210144 by Mark Townley, on Flickr

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This is Prof Helen Mason checking out the CaK image on the laptop..

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waiting to do my talk...

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I will also be at next years festival from 11th-14th August before heading off stateside for the eclipse...
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Re: Solarsphere Astronomy and Music Festival 12th - 15th August 2016

Post by Montana » Mon Sep 12, 2016 11:08 am

Fantastic! well done Mark :bow

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Re: Solarsphere Astronomy and Music Festival 12th - 15th August 2016

Post by marktownley » Wed Feb 08, 2017 6:54 am

A video of the event has just been made...



And this years flyer...
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Re: Solarsphere Astronomy and Music Festival 12th - 15th August 2016

Post by Carbon60 » Wed Feb 08, 2017 9:36 pm

Excellent, Mark. Let's hope for good weather with lots of sunshine!

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Re: Solarsphere Astronomy and Music Festival 12th - 15th August 2016

Post by Montana » Thu Feb 09, 2017 8:24 am

Fabulous! I must go one year :) I hope the sun shines plenty this year :hamster:

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