Founded 1876

Northamptonshire Natural History Society

President
Mike Gibson
Secretary
CT Sampson


14 November 2014 @ 7:30pm

The Humfrey Lecture 2014

'Planets Beyond Our Solar System'


presented
by

Prof. Andrew Norton of the Open University

Planets Beyond Our Solar System and the Planetary Transits and Oscillations of stars (PLATO) Mission.

This is a European Space Agency space observatory that will use a group of photometers to discover and characterize rocky extrasolar planets of all sizes around red dwarf stars, yellow dwarf stars like our Sun, and sub-giant stars where water can exist in liquid state. What will it tell us about our universe?







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