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, 16 January 2014
John Dobson dies
It is sad to report the death of John Dobson (1915-2014) on Wednesday 15th January. He was a populariser of amateur astronomy, and a promoter of the Newtonian telescope design that now bears his name.