April 2014 Public Meeting – “Gary Auker – The GAIA Mission”

The Milky Way Shines on ParanalThis month Gary Auker talks to us about the GAIA mission. Gaia’s primary objective is to survey one thousand million (one billion) stars in our Galaxy and local galactic neighbourhood in order to build the most precise 3D map of the Milky Way and answer questions about its origin and evolution.

The public meeting takes place at the Henry Dixon Hall, Rivenhall End on Wednesday 16th April. Doors open at 7.30pm for an 8pm start. £2 for members, £3 for non-members. For further information, see the Events page.

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