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Friday 8th September 2017 - Two Astronomy Video Lectures

At 8pm this Friday we have two different science videos for our regular members night:


Cosmos: A Space Time Oddysey, Ep 9 - The Lost Worlds of Planet Earth. This episode explores the palaeogeography of Earth over millions of years, and its impact on the development of life on the planet..


A brief supper, followed by two parallel streams of either:


Alex Filippenko: Understanding the Universe, Ep 78 - Feeding the Monster.   This lecture explores the disks of gas around supermassive black holes. Material escaping from the vicinity of these objects often follows a highly focussed jet along the rotation axis of the disk, sometimes approaching or even appearing to surpass the speed of light.

Supper, discussions in cabin, observing.   Or:


Visual observing through the telescopes (weather permitting).


If you have a telescope and would like to know how to use it, or alternatively, would like to show it off to us, please bring it along.

Members' Night is on every Friday night commencing at 8PM sharp (doors open 7:30PM). Guests are always welcome.


Please consider the neighbours and drive in and out quietly using low beam only, or better still, parking lights.


Please note: MBO will always be closed on days of Severe, Extreme and Code Red fire ratings, please see the CFA website for up-to-date information.

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