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Friday, March 29

Meeting Report: March 2013

A big thank you to Robin for an excellent talk on Tuesday evening. Robin is a CAS stalwart and has given us many fascinating talks over the years. "T Tauri: A Star is Born" was no exception.

Covering a number of bases including; the basics of spectroscopy, the lifecycle of stars, variable stars and the physics of star formation, the talk was a real detective story tracking down the explanation for an unusual observation Robin made while helping a PHd student with his research.

Above all, once again, Robin demonstrated the real contribution to science amateurs can make in astronomy. The talk prompted plenty of discussion and I'm sure everyone who came along learned something new. I am certainly looking forward to hearing about Robin's next project!

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