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, 28 November 2013
Comet Ison reaches perihelion (the nearest point to the sun) at 18:37:45 today. The big question is whether it will survive, and if it does, whether it will put on a good show in early december. Here's hoping.