This website / blog for Chester Astronomical Society
is now mothballed.
It will stay online to serve as an archive for members and other researchers.
As of Spring 2022 the new
Chester Astronomical website is here:
How to Photograph a Black Hole /
Pro Derek Ward-Thompson, UCLAN
UCLan‘s Professor Derek Ward-Thompson is one of the 347 world-leading scientists who formed the Event Horizon Telescope (EHT) collaboration. The scientists will share the 2020 Breakthrough Prize in Fundamental Physics, which is worth three million dollars. Professor Ward-Thompson said: “This is a great honour for the team to receive this award. It is a truly international collaboration and it was a remarkable achievement. The Breakthrough Trust are to be thanked for their generous acknowledgment.”
To join this online zoom talk, please email the chairman at: firstname.lastname@example.org
CAS July Meeting
The Great Moon Hoax
Dr Steve Barrett of Liverpool University
This promises to be an interesting discussion of a leading conspiracy theory! Or should that be a hypothesis? LOL!
An online zoom talk for members, please let the chair know that you will attend and he will forward the zoom link: email@example.com
Our Neighbour, the Moon
Martin Lunn, FRAS
Earby Astronomical Society
This will be a Zoom lecture for members only, delivered at 7:30 pm. For the link to join this session, please email the chair, David Tillotson at firstname.lastname@example.org
Photograph by Stephen Bell