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'Voorwerp' is that?
_44895118_galaxyzoo_ox_226.jpgA new class of cosmic object has been found by a 25 year old Dutch schoolteacher, Hanny Van Arkel.
Details have been submitted to Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society.


PS:The new object has been christened "Hanny's Voorwerp" - Voorwerp being the Dutch word for "object". Read more...
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RAS PN 08/42: Partial solar eclipse visible from UK on morning of 1st August
On 1st August 2008 there will be a total eclipse of the Sun, visible from Canada, northern Greenland, Svalbard, the Barents Sea, Russia, Mongolia and China. From the... More
Last updated on Tuesday, 06 April 2010 15:32
Published on Thursday, 24 July 2008 00:00
 
RAS: some improvement for astronomy in STFC Programmatic Review, but real concern over grants
The RAS has cautiously welcomed the improvement in project funding announced in the STFC Programmatic Review but remains very concerned about the cuts to research... More
Last updated on Thursday, 29 April 2010 15:02
Published on Wednesday, 09 July 2008 00:00
 
RAS Report for 2007
The on-line version of the report adopted by the AGM in May is now available Trustees Report for 2007 and Financial Statements.pdf
Last updated on Wednesday, 09 July 2008 11:46
Published on Wednesday, 09 July 2008 00:00
 
RAS PN 08/41: Space and astronomy digest: July 2008
The July and early August digest of space and astronomy events. The next few weeks see conferences on Mars and Saturn, the presentation of the STFC Programmatic Review... More
Last updated on Tuesday, 06 April 2010 15:53
Published on Thursday, 03 July 2008 00:00