Lecture: The Mystery of 29P - BNSS

Event date: 9th October 2018 at: 7.30pm

Speaker: Dr Richard Miles

Richard is Director of the British Astronomical Association (BAA)’s Asteroids and Remote Planets section. 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. This talk is being held in association with the Institute of Physics.