Cambridge Astronomical Association
Cambridge Young Astronomers



Interstellar Visitors Brown Dwarfs and Rogue Planets
Saturday 11th July 2020
Start time : 16:00

Speaker : Paul Fellows

Interstellar Visitors Brown Dwarfs and Rogue Planets

Recently we have detected the first interstellar visitors to the solar system and tracked their course. What did we learn about them and where did they go?

We shall then also take a look at Brown Dwarves and Rogue Planets outside our solar system.

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Our talks are aimed at the beginner level and can be enjoyed by all ages and levels of experience.

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About our speaker:

Paul is chairman of the Cambridge Astronomical Society and a keen amateur astronomer having built his first telescope in 1975, he now operates his own private observatory and takes many astronomical images of both deep sky and solar system objects. He studied at Emmanuel College Cambridge, from which he has an MA in Natural Sciences and a post-graduate Diploma in Computer Science. He is an elected Fellow of both the Royal Astronomical Society and the Institute of Engineering and Technology, and RAS Fellow to Cunard line as well as a part-time advisor and board member of a number of software and electronics design companies in the Cambridge area.

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