Public Meeting Tuesday 25th June 2019

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Buzz Aldrin setting up seismograph equipment. The lunar module is behind him. The moon landing was watched by an estimated 600 million people around the world. 20th July 1969 – Apollo 11 becomes the first manned spacecraft to land on the moon. Neil Armstrong (commander), Buzz Aldrin (lunar module pilot) and Michael Collins (command module […] Read more»



AGM Committee Results

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Image Credit: NASA, Juno, SwRI, MSSS Processing & License: Gerald Eichstädt & Sean Doran   As Jupiter is currently in our skies during the early evening, it’s topical to touch on the Abyss on its surface. ***************************** Jupiter Abyss What’s that black spot on Jupiter? No one is sure. During the latest pass of NASA’s Juno around Jupiter, the robotic spacecraft […] Read more»



Public Meeting Tuesday 11th June 2019

Pan-Starrs

Pan-STARRS Across the Lagoon  Image Data Credit: Pan-STARRS, Eric Coles, Martin Pugh – Processing: Eric Coles Ridges of glowing interstellar gas and dark dust clouds inhabit the turbulent, cosmic depths of the Lagoon Nebula. Also known as M8, the bright star forming region is about 5,000 light-years distant. But it still makes for a popular stop on telescopic […] Read more»





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