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Saturday, March 1

February Meeting Report

A wide range of topics were covered in the February meeting. For those who did not make it, here is a quick run down of what you missed.

With Chris away I was able to sneak in many of my favourite topics under the guise of "news" (Amateur exoplanet discoveries, gravitational lensing, spectroscopy, black holes, dark matter and the Large Hadron Collider to name just a few!) Those present even got a sneak preview of my latest "Mini Jodrell Bank" project. (Well we have to help out somehow, what with the threatened astronomy funding cuts ) The main event though was Ian's excellent review of how NASA plan to get back to the Moon. Apparently the smart money is on it being the 50th Aniversary of the Apollo 11 landing so mark it in your diary.

See you all at the March meeting


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