Friday, 15 January 2010
Tuesday, 12 January 2010
Monday, 11 January 2010
The Pretoria branch of ASSA is proud to announce the dates for the Southern African Eighth biennial Symposium of the ASSA. The symposium will take place at the Silverton campus of the Council for Geoscience and . The preliminary program for Saturday includes a morning visit to HartRAU and a guided tour through the Tswaing during the afternoon.
The symposium will focus on light/spectrum pollution and people interested in delivering papers are invited to send a short synopsis to Andrie van der Linde at firstname.lastname@example.org. You can also make a preliminary booking if you plan to attend.
Details on registration fees and suggestions for accommodation, etc will be available soon.
Andrie van der Linde
Sunspot 1040 is busy growing again. In only 24 hours, it has expanded from a barely visible "sun-speck" to a planet-sized active region with 15 dark cores and a tangled magnetic field. Steve Riegel sends this picture from his backyard observatory in Santa Maria, California.
More info: spaceweather.com