AAS

Our inaugural meeting was on the 8th November 2010 and we officially formed in February 2011.
AAS holds monthly meetings with guest speakers.

All guests are welcome!
No knowledge necessary, just a curious mind.

We are able to provide assistance with setting up your telescope or just helping to find your way around the night sky.

AAS is able to host discussions on subjects as varied as Dark Energy through to 'How dark is your sky'.

Come along and get a new perspective on the universe in which you live!

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Meeting Monday 25th September, The Kuiper belt and beyond, Keith Moseley

 

This Monday we welcome back Keith Moseley who will give a talk entitled “The Kuiper Belt and Beyond”. The Kuiper belt is named after Gerard Kuiper and is the region of the solar system beyond Neptune where the short period comets come from.  It is also the home to the so-called Trans-Neptunian Objects (TNOs) that are attracting increasing interest from astronomers; particulary since the New Horizons mission produced stunning pictures of Pluto, itself a TNO.  What is becoming increasingly clear is that much of what astronomers believed about the solar system and its formation is being turned on its head as its outer regions are explored.

Meeting as usual starts at 7:30 pm upstairs in the Kings Arms and all are warmly welcome.

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