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{{Trail|Programme|BoF Sessions}}
 
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Given that the '''Stardome Planetarium Observatory''' is situated handily close to the University of Auckland venue for LCA2015, I thought we'd organise an Astronomy BoF again this year to complement the Astronomy Miniconf.
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I've enjoyed lunching with other LGBTIQ people at previous LCAs, and I hadn't seen anybody make any noises about it this year, so I'll stick my hand up and make some executive decisions. Last time I was at LCA, the success of lunch meant it had a few repeats during the week :)
 
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Stardome has a [http://www.stardome.org.nz/whats-on/gallery-exhibits/ gallery/exhibits], and runs a [http://www.stardome.org.nz/events/the-summer-night-sky/ planetarium show on the summer night sky] at 8pm. After the planetarium show, there is [http://www.stardome.org.nz/whats-on/telescope-viewing/ telescope viewing available] which included amateur-grade telescopes in the courtyard, or the option of viewing through the [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Stardome_Observatory#Facilities Zeiss 0.5m telescope] for a small extra fee.
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Please feel free to update this page to include/suggest other options.
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Cheers,
 
Cheers,
  
Jessica Smith (Astronomy Miniconf organiser)
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Dan Hawke (with no more qualification than "Local Aucklander")
  
 
== Details ==
 
== Details ==
  
* '''Date:''' Thursday 15th January, 2015
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* '''Date:''' Tuesday 13th January, 2015
* '''Time:''' Assemble at 6:45pm at University of Auckland, leave at 7:00pm, planetarium session starts at 8:00pm
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* '''Time:''' (12.20pm)
* '''Costs:''' Planetarium show is $10, Zeiss telescope viewing is $8, gallery entry is free
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* '''Costs:''' Most sit-down lunch options in the area are $15-20, we can pick a High St cafe?
* '''Location:''' Stardome Planetarium Observatory, 670 Manukau Rd, Royal Oak, Auckland 1023 (approx 7km from University of Auckland)
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* '''Location:''' Assemble somewhere outside OGG at the start of lunchtime (I'll update this Monday night with something more specific once I've see where exactly things are :))
* '''Travel:''' We'll need to arrange transport (locals with vehicles) or arrange to catch cabs
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* '''Travel:''' ~10 minutes walk
  
 
== Expression of interest ==
 
== Expression of interest ==
  
Add yourself here. If you have a vehicle and can take passengers, please indicate the number of passengers you can take with you.
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Add yourself here if you wish, or get in touch with me off-list (in case the group gets big enough to require a booking)
  
* Jessica Smith (no vehicle)
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* Dan Hawke
* Sharon Harnett (no vehicle)
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* [[User:Christopher Neugebauer|Christopher Neugebauer]]
* Stefan Krist (no vehicle)
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* [[User:Daniel Bryan|Daniel Bryan]]
* Daniel Hall (no vehicle)
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* maia sauren
* Katrina Szetey (no vehicle)
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* Lee Symes
* Stuart Young (no vehicle)
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* [[User:Jessica Smith|Jessica Smith]]
* Jed Murzello (no vehicle)
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* aurynn shaw
* Kevin Collas-Arundell (no vehicle)
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* Matthew Cengia
* Peter Lawler (no vehicle)
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* Sachi King
* Sarah Allard (no vehicle)
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* Nick Bannon (no vehicle)
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* John McCabe-Dansted (no vehicle)
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* Eric Anholt (no vehicle)
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Revision as of 11:34, 12 January 2015

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I've enjoyed lunching with other LGBTIQ people at previous LCAs, and I hadn't seen anybody make any noises about it this year, so I'll stick my hand up and make some executive decisions. Last time I was at LCA, the success of lunch meant it had a few repeats during the week :)

Cheers,

Dan Hawke (with no more qualification than "Local Aucklander")

Details

  • Date: Tuesday 13th January, 2015
  • Time: (12.20pm)
  • Costs: Most sit-down lunch options in the area are $15-20, we can pick a High St cafe?
  • Location: Assemble somewhere outside OGG at the start of lunchtime (I'll update this Monday night with something more specific once I've see where exactly things are :))
  • Travel: ~10 minutes walk

Expression of interest

Add yourself here if you wish, or get in touch with me off-list (in case the group gets big enough to require a booking)