Once around Barnard's Star
Saturday 13th March 2021
Start time : 16:00
Speaker : Paul Fellows
Barnard's star is one of the Sun's near neighbors and has hit the headlines a number of times so its worth a closer look and this peculiar beast.
We will uncover some of the twists and turns in the story of this system in our back yard.
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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.