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Sunday, March 4

February 2012 Meeting report

We had a great turn out for our February meeting where Jeremy gave us a talk on some of the fantastic images of Saturn returned by the Cassini probe which is still orbiting around the ringed planet years after its initial mission duration.

One of my favourites was the image of a backlight Saturn which included the Earth seen as a tiny dot peeping through Saturn's rings.

We also covered the latest news topics and I used a diagram showing where all the current space exploration missions in the Solar System currently are. You can see that close up at this Planetary Society Blog post.

Next month Dennis will be giving us a talk on his experiences starting out in astrophotographs.



1 comment:

  1. It was the first meeting that I have attended as new to the science, even though I have wanted to have a telescope since I was 14 years old.

    I really enjoyed it and found everyone very friendly and not at all 'cliqueie'. I joined on the night and I am looking forward to the next meeting.

    Thanks so much for making me feel welcome and not stupid!