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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 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»



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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