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Lecture on The Mystery of Comet 29P/Schwassmann-Wachmann Unveiled by Dr Richard Miles Director of the Asteroids and Remote Planets section of the BAA

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19:30 9 Oct 2018
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Bournemouth Natural Science Society, 39 Christchurch Road, Bournemouth, Bournemouth, United Kingdom, BH1 3NS

29P/Schwassmann–Wachmann is a comet that has periodic outbursts.  It’s also categorised as a “Centaur”, having an orbit between Jupiter and Neptune.  We will find out what mechanism is most likely responsible for these outbursts.

Richard is Director of the British Astronomical Association (BAA)’s Asteroids and Remote Planets section, and lives in north Dorset.

Organised by: BournemouthNatural Science Society and IOP South Central Branch

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Bournemouth Natural Science Society, 39 Christchurch Road, Bournemouth, Bournemouth, United Kingdom, BH1 3NS
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