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PHAS 3332 1998–2007

The following students took part in the Field Trip in 2007:
Josephina Delahaye, Fotini Economou, Lee Harrop, Adam Hawken, Katarina Markovic, Anna Pinardi, Awat Rahimi, Krystle Reid, Daniel Short, Alistair Smith, Jessica Valle Orero and Daniel Went.
Accompanying members of UCL staff: Stephen Boyle and Theo Schlicter. Clear nights: 2.5 out of 6 allocated.

The following students took part in the Field Trip in 2006:
Matt Austin, Richard Cook, Anna Dejardin, Sam Farrens, Daniel John, Alana Rivera Ingraham, Benedict O'Donnell, Michael Peneycad, Harry Rogers, Samantha Skinner, Richard Woods and Erkan Yldirim.
Accompanying members of UCL staff: Stephen Boyle and Mick Pearson. Clear nights: 3.5 out of 6 allocated.

The following students took part in the Field Trip in 2005:
Carolyn Atkins, Deborah Baker, Anastasia Freshville, Geraldine Marien, Mark Shearsby, David Sutton, Dragana Vukovic, Mischa Watson and Rosemary Willatt.
Accompanying members of UCL staff: Stephen Boyle and Thomas Schlichter. Clear nights: 5.4 out of 6 allocated, but it was very windy on January 31st. Some time was lost to instrument problems: initiation of Midas software on the 1.20-m telescope and a fault in the cooling system on the CCD camera on the 1.52-m telescope.

The following students took part in the Field Trip in 2004:
Karmand Ali-Kader, Seema Babbar, James Dowie, Lisa Harris, Patricia Herranz-Hernandez, Iraklis Konstantopoulos, Diana Law, Alex Lotinga, David Murphy, Kunal Patel, Jennifer Roderick and Oli Walton.
Accompanying members of UCL staff: Stephen Boyle, Mark Westmoquette and Mick Pearson. Clear nights: 4.1 out of 6 allocated. David Murphy contributed this colourful image of M51, obtained with the 1.20-m telescope

The following students took part in the Field Trip in 2003:
Gregory Colbourn, Pau Comellas, Oliver Crowley, Jeremy Davey, Ben Fillmore, Melanie Hawthorn, Andrea Klettner, Pavel Machalek, Emma Muir, William Reece, Artur Tarczynski and Patricia Verrier.
Stephen Boyle, UCL teaching fellow, led the trip. This year was comparatively unlucky with the weather: 3.5 clear nights, out of 6 nights allocated, were clear.

In 2002 the students participants were:
Matthew Callender, Rachel Clarke, Robert Cockcroft, John de Rohan-Truba, Matthew Geal, Elizabeth Hodges, Nicola Mehrtens, Alastair Partington, Rachael Savage, George Seabroke, Carys Toms and Mark Westmoquette.
For the second time in the five-year history of the Field Trip, all of the students passed the course with a first-class mark. Stephen Boyle accompanied. Alastair took some fine photos. The Field Trip enjoyed 4.5 clear nights, out of 6 nights allocated.

The following students took part in the Field Trip in 2001:
Leo Ballerio, Robert Barber, Catherine Barraclough, Janice Drohan, Joanna Fabbri, Adam Hill, Richard Knowelden, Justyn Maund, Matthew Pitkin, Nutan Rajguru, Suzanna Randall and Fabrizio Sidoli.
The accompanying members of staff were Stephen Boyle and Roger Wesson (student participant in the 1999 Field Trip, now a postgraduate at UCL). The number of clear nights was 4.8 out of 6.

Congratulations to the students who went on the Field Trip in 2000:
Beth Argent, Ben Burningham, Yvonne Ho, Xavier Koenig, Leigh Jenkins, Dawn Leslie, Robert Macciochi, Tamara Repolust, David Seaman, Dan Stansall, Harriet Williams and Dugan Witherick.
They all passed the course with a first-class mark (that is, they all scored at least 70%). Stephen Boyle and Clare Jenner (student participant in 1999, now a postgraduate at UCL) accompanied the trip this year. The number of clear nights was 5.5 out of 6.

Some evocative photos of the 1999 Field Trip are available, taken by Roger Wesson. The 11 other students who went were:
Catherine Dandy, Andrew Fox, Matthew Harvey, Alexander James, Clare Jenner, James Macey, Henrik Melin, Sarah Nolan, Robert Purcell, Thomasin Renshaw and Ross Williamson.
They were accompanied by Stephen Boyle, Peter Thomas and Seppo Mattila (a student on the 1998 trip, now a postgraduate at Imperial College). The number of clear nights was 5 out of 7.

The following 9 students blazed the trail between UCL and OHP in 1998:
Jamie Dawson, Barbara Ercolano, Brian Jackson, Ashley James, Mohammed Khalesi, Jane Mather, Seppo Mattila, Matthew Pinto and Paul Wooldridge.
They studied emission lines from active galaxies and the light curves of cataclysmic variable stars. Matt Harris assisted Stephen Boyle with this year's trip. The number of clear nights was 6 out of 6.