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 Information on XXII SOPiZ Conference

We are pleased to inform  You that  XXII  SOPiZ Conference being organised by Krosno Branch  of PTMA will be held between 13 and 15 of June 2003 in Przysietnica near Brzozow. We warmly encourage all SOPiZ members and other amateur astronomers interested in our activity to come to the meeting. As organisers we also ask you to communicate to us  any  proposals for the lectures – they should relate to the following areas:

- timekeeping and ways to improve it
- determining  the geographical co-ordinates of the observation spot
- evaluation of optical equipment
- experiences during observations
- computer programs
- analysis  of the observational data

The full board ( bed and all meals) for all guests will be provided  at  a holiday centre Czardworek in Przysietnica near Brzozow. For more information ,see
The centre ‘Czardworek’, managed by its owner Mr. Roman Mazur, is situated on top of a hill, nearby the woods. This picturesque location allows for trekking, cycling and winter sports. The total cost of accomodation and food from Monday (late dinner) to Sunday (lunch)  is 98 zloty (about 25 euros). There is a possibility ( for those arriving around midday on Friday) to order additional lunch for 15 zloty extra.

On Saturday after lunch there will be a coach trip to Krosno including laying of a floral tribute at the monument of Mikolaj Kopernik, commemorating  the 50 anniversary of our branch PTMA Krosno ( the coach fare around 7 zloty - 2 euros)  Then, after a sight-seeing stroll via the market square, we will go to the nearby village of Bobrka to view The Museum of Rock Oil Industry.

   For join to conference mail to:
                                                                                                                                             Grzegorz Kiełtyka
                                                                                                                                 President of Krosno Branch of PTMA