EAS June meeting

Thanks to everyone who came along to our June meeting last night, I know our guest speaker, Prof Lionel Wilson from Lancaster Uni, was very appreciative of the good turn-out.

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If you missed it, Lionel gave a fascinating, very detailed talk about explosive vulcanism in the solar system, and some of his high resolution images of the Moon, Mercury and Mars were beautiful. He also found time to talk to our Lakeland Radio presenter members Dan and John after the meeting, recording an interview for their monthly forecast, which was very good of him.

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The next EAS event is our Summer (ha!) “Sunwatch”, which will be held at the Museum on Saturday June 14th between 12 and 2. If you have a telescope suitable for viewing or projecting the Sun, please come along.

For those people wanting to watch the live streaming video of Earth coming down from the Space Station…

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…here’s the link to the website:

http://eol.jsc.nasa.gov/HDEV/

And talking about the ISS, as I said last night it’s visible in the late night/early morning sky again, and here are the times for you… (click to enlarge)

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Cheers,

Stu