Another great meeting at Kendal Museum. Many thanks to Dr Mark Norris, from Alston Observatory and Lancaster University, for giving us a fascinating talk on star clusters and galaxies at our May meeting last night. Mark’s talk was full of amazing facts about some of the most interesting objects astronomers are studying today, and gave us a lot of insight into how science works “behind the scenes” too. Thanks for coming to see us Mark, and thanks to everyone who came along to the meeting too – it’s always great for a guest speaker to arrive and see a room full of people there to hear what they came to talk about.
We were also treated to another hugely enjoyable “Constellation Profile” from Moira. This month she turned her attention towards Bootes, and her enthusiasm for astronomy shone through as ever. Thanks Moira!
Last night’s meeting was also the final EAS meeting with Stuart Atkinson as Society Secretary. He is standing down after more than 13 years in the role. A new Secretary will be in place for the June meeting.