In this talk, Dave Cook will take a look at the Cassini probe, getting to, and its time at Saturn.
The magnificent Voyager probes reached Saturn in three years, but Cassini took seven, though delivered data that will keep planetary scientists busy for decades.
What did this, first in-depth, up-close study of Saturn and its system of rings and moons reveal?
Dave Cook has the answers at this Public Open Evening at Seething Observatory.
Doors open at 7:30 with talks starting at 8:00, unless the room fills up earlier, in which case the talk will start sooner and depending on numbers could be repeated. Teas and coffee are available at the end of the talk and there will be a chance to observe through the telescopes, if the skies are clear. Talks vary in length but generally last approximately 40 minutes and are aimed at those with a general interest in astronomy. Children are welcome (recommend from about 8 years upwards).