Public Meeting 13th August – Beyond Pluto

Planet Nine

An artist’s conception of a distant Solar System Planet Nine, that could be shaping the orbits of smaller extremely distant outer Solar System objects ******************************** Pluto Pluto is a dwarf planet in the Kuiper belt, a ring of bodies beyond Neptune. It was the first Kuiper belt object to be discovered and is the […] Read more»



Public Meeting Tuesday 23rd July 2019

Saturn rocket

The Apollo 11 Saturn V space vehicle lifts off on 16th July, 1969 from Kennedy Space Centre’s launch complex in Florida. (Source: Getty Images) The ‘Apollo 11’ crewed Moon landing programme Apollo 11 was the spaceflight that first landed humans on the Moon. Commander Neil Armstrong and lunar module pilot Buzz Aldrin, both American, landed the Apollo Lunar Module Eagle on July 20, […] Read more»



Public Meeting Tuesday 9th July

Featured image Jupiter

Jupiter from Juno (Image Credit: NASA/JPL-Caltech/SwRI/MSSS; Processing: Kevin M. Gill)   What does Jupiter look like up close? Most images of Jupiter are taken from far away, either from Earth or from a great enough distance that nearly half the planet is visible. This shot was taken by the robotic Juno spacecraft in February this year during its 17th […] Read more»





Facebooktwittergoogle_plusredditpinterestmailFacebooktwittergoogle_plusredditpinterestmail

Affliated With:


rasnzlogo

With funding support from:


COGS-Colour-Logo
pcharity

Slooh Space Camera


Slooh

NASA astronomy picture of the day


nasaLogo-570x450