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400 Years of Astronomical Telescopes:
A Review of History, Science and Technology


Sunday 28 September
The tentative trip to Middelburg has been cancelled due to lack of participant interest.

Monday 29 September
Welcome Reception offered by the European Space Agency and to be held at the Noordwijk Space Expo (

Tuesday 30 September
Visit to Leiden Museum Boerhaave - National Museum of the History of Science and Medicine (
This excursion is included in the conference fees and bus transport will be provided. Participants should indicate their wish to participate however by ticking the relevant box in the on-line registration form.

Wednesday 1 October
Dinner Cruise – Starting from Katwijk the trip will take us to Leiden on the river Rhine and to the Kagerplassen, a unique lake district surrounded by polders, villages, farm houses and windmills. For this trip we ask a contribution of each participant of € 30.