BAS Observer December 2017

DECEMBER 2017 3 CONTENTS DECEMBER 2017 CLUB ACTIVITIES  4 By Peter Allison, BAS President EIGHTH PLANET DISCOVERED IN KEPLER-90  5 STAR SYSTEM  4 DECEMBER–JANUARY EVENTS  5 SKYMAPPER CREATES BEST MAP YET OF THE  5 SOUTHERN SKY  5 THE SKY IN DECEMBER  6 By Peter Allison A CATASTROPHIC SENRYŨ  10 By Eido AP EQUIPMENT FOR SALE  10 BAS INFORMATION  11 FOUR SPACECRAFT PARKED AT THE SPACE STATION  14 4 DECEMBER GENERAL MEETING Friday, 1st December, 7.30 p.m., at Newmarket Bowls Club, 212 Ashgrove Avenue, Ashgrove. Visitors and all prospective members welcome. Light refreshments provided. The meeting will commence at 7.30 p.m. with the well-intentioned aim of finishing by about 9 .30 p.m. Please note that there will be no general meeting in January. 14