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Public Meeting Tuesday 9th April 2019

This view shows several of the ALMA antennas and the central regions of the Milky Way above. In this wide field view, the zodiacal light is seen upper right and at lower left Mars is seen. Saturn is a bit higher in the sky towards the centre of the image. The image was taken during the ESO Ultra HD (UHD) Expedition.

The band of the Milky Way galaxy can be seen at night in areas with dark skies. Here it is seen with several Atacama Large Millimeter/submillimeter Arra (ALMA) antenna. (Credit: ESO/B. Tafreshi   Our next meeting is this Tuesday 9th April   The Program On-screen presentations – The formation of Our Galaxy […] Read more»



Program for Public Meeting 12th February 2019

NASA's New Horizons spacecraft captured this high-resolution enhanced color view of Pluto's moon Charon just before closest approach on July 14, 2015. Charon’s striking reddish north polar region is informally named Mordor Macula.
(Source: NASA/JHUAPL/SwRI)

~  Our next meeting is Tuesday 12th February The Wonders, Origins and Diversity of Life presented by noted English Astrophysicist Prof. Brian Cox Biodiversity – examples of life on earth Seeing Inside the Sun Surface of the Sun  (Source: youtube) New Horizons’ Discoveries Around Pluto Three billion miles from Earth, NASA’s […] Read more»





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