Chester Astronomical Society is one of the world's oldest scientific societies going back at least to 1892. It hosts public lectures by amateurs and professionals alike and arranges visits to sites of technical interest.
Thursday, 27 September 2012
The beautiful side of astronomy
Last nights talk on the planetary nebulae of the galactic bulge was a real tour de force. Prof. Albert Zijlstra gave us a thorough overview of how planetary nebulae are formed, and the results obtained through a study of planetary nebulae in the galactic bulge. The autumn session is off to a good start.