Ordinary Meeting, 2007 November 24

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Ordinary Meeting, 2007 November 24

held at the Mermaid Conference Centre, Blackfriars, London SE1

Roger Pickard, President

Ron Johnson, Hazel Collett and Nick James, Secretaries

The President opened the second meeting of the 118th Session and invited Mrs Hazel Collett, Meetings Secretary, to read the minutes of the previous meeting, which were approved by the audience and duly signed. The President announced that 60 new members were proposed for election, and put to members the election of those 11 new members who had been proposed at the previous meeting; they were approved and declared duly elected.

In the absence of the Papers Secretary, Mr Ron Johnson, Business Secretary, announced that two papers had been approved for publication in the Journal:

The Influence of Jupiter's South Equitorial Disturbance on Jet Stream Speed, by John Rogers

The Leonid Meteor Shower in 2001, by Neil Bone

[??? check that these titles are correct]

The President announced that the next Ordinary Meeting would be the Christmas Meeting, to be held on Saturday December 15 at 2.30pm at the present venue. Before then, the Webb Deep-Sky Society would be holding their Annual Meeting on December 1 in Cambridge. The next in the Association's series of Back to Basics workshops would be held in Clanfield, Hampshire, on 2008 January 12. The President then proceeded to introduce the afternoon's first speaker, Prof. Richard Harrison, head of both the Space Physics Division and the Solar Physics Group of the Rutherford Appleton Laboratory in Didcot, Oxfordshire.






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