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Public Meeting Tuesday 22nd January

Milkdromeda

~  Our next meeting is this Tuesday 22nd January Program:   Topic #1: Our solar system’s geological makeup.   Topic #2: The latest from Nasa’s space craft New Horizons, that recently explored the Ultima Thule asteroid in the solar system’s Kuiper Belt, is yielding scientific discoveries daily. Ultima Thule Asteroid  (Source: […] Read more»



Tuesday 23rd October Meeting – Venus, Earth’s Twin

Damia Bouic, an amateur image processor, combined Akatsuki images taken through its UVI camera — at different distances — to create this composite. The brown region bristles with small convective clouds.
JAXA / ISAS / DARTS / Damia Bouic

This Tuesday we have another live talk in our series of planets of our solar system. George Gray will look at Venus – deemed to be Earth’s twin, but still radically different! “Venus is the second planet from the Sun, orbiting it every 224 Earth days. It has the longest rotation period (243 days) of any planet in the Solar […] Read more»





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