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SOHO 10th Anniversary Celebration

Last Updated on Tuesday, 31 January 2006 11:26
Published on Thursday, 24 November 2005 00:00
A celebration of 10 years of the SOHO spacecraft, which has revolutionised our knowledge of the Sun, will take place at Rutherford Appleton Laboratory (RAL) on 2nd December 2005.
 
The celebration consists of a set of short talks aimed at a general audience describing SOHO history and results, followed by a buffet and drinks served in the Space Science visitor centre. The audience will include the press, those involved in building SOHO in the UK, representatives from the UK funding agencies, and representatives from the wider solar physics community.
 
How to get there:       See http://www.cclrc.ac.uk/Activity/RALMaps;
Off A4185 south west of Didcot, Oxfordshire.

Full address: CCLRC Rutherford Appleton Laboratory, Chilton, Didcot
Oxfordshire, OX11 0QX [Tel. 01235 445000]

ATTENDEES (NON-RAL STAFF) MUST REPORT TO THE MAIN GATE ON ARRIVAL

Meeting Location:      Conference Rooms 12/13 and adjacent Visitor Centre R68
Timing:  1030 start with 1200 buffet lunch

Speakers:
Prof Alan Gabriel -  ‘The birth of SOHO – the World’s Flagship Solar Observatory’
Prof Richard Harrison - ‘Revolutionising Our View of the Sun – Summary of Results from SOHO’
Dr Andrzej Fludra – ‘CDS – The UK’s Solar Toolbox’
Professor Len Culhane – ‘Exploring the Sun - The UK’s Heritage’
Professor Richard Wade – ‘A few words from PPARC’
 
Displays                     
-    ‘Live’ displays of the Sun from SOHO
-    Visit to CDS engineering model and operations facility
-    CDS structural model and SOHO model
-    Ground station for ACE spacecraft
-    Other displays in Visitor Centre
 
PLEASE INFORM JENNY DALLIMORE AT This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. OF YOUR INTENTION TO ATTEND SO WE CAN ASSESS NUMBERS AND INFORM SECURITY

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