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Itinerary
Allocation of observing groups to telescopes



Astronomy Field Trip 2008 - Itinerary

Local times are quoted in the following table. Thus, the UT is listed for an event occuring in England, while CET (one hour ahead of UT) is listed for events which take place in France.

Depart London St Pancras (Eurostar 9120)10:00, January 24 (Thursday)
Arrive Lille Europe 12:24
Depart Lille Europe (TGV 9828, coach 18) 12:58
Arrive Avignon TGV 17:09
Arrive OHP (by car) 19:30
Telescope orientation begins14:00, January 25 (Friday)
Observing session 1 begins19:00, January 25
Final observing session ends06:00, January 31 (Thursday)
Data collection, discussion January 31
Depart OHP (by car) 06:30, February 1 (Friday)
Depart Avignon TGV (TGV 9860) 09:16
Arrive Lille Europe 13:26
Depart Lille Europe (Eurostar 9031) 14:03
London St Pancras 14:34



Allocation of observing groups to telescopes:

SessionGroup on 1.52-m Telescope Group reducing data Group on 1.20-m Telescope
Jan 25, evening
A
B
C
Jan 26, morning
B
C
D
Jan 26, evening
C
D
A
Jan 27, morning
D
A
B
Jan 27 eve/28 morn
A
B
C
Jan 28 eve/29 morn
B
C
D
Jan 29 eve/30 morn
C
D
A
Jan 30 eve/31 morn
D
A
B

(Click this link to see who is in each Observing Group).

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Stephen J. Boyle
2008 January 23