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The Next Big Thing

Posted by on Jan 31, 2022 in Main |

It was a welcome return visit By Dr Sue Bowler from the University of Leeds at the First society meeting of 2022. The title of her presentation was titled ‘The Next big thing’. The subject matter was the James Webb Space telescope and the line up of future telescopes to be based in space and on the Earth. Dr Bowler explained that the James Webb Space...

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The February Night Sky

Posted by on Jan 24, 2022 in Main |

The evenings this month are quiet on the planetary front, but there are the first signs of spring in this month’s night sky even though the winter constellations are clearly on display. The Plough is now higher in the north east, with its handle pointing in the general direction of the horizon. If you follow the curve of the handle you will come to a...

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