Putting the stars in sharper focus

Dr Mark Swinbank
Dr Mark Swinbank

A LEADING astronomer will talk to a Hartlepool group about a new super-strength telescope.

 Dr Mark Swinbank, of Durham University, will speak at the May meeting of Cleveland and Darlington Astronomical Society (CaDAS), on May 10, at the Planetarium, Wynyard Woodland Park.

 Dr Swinbank, an honorary life member of CaDAS will tell how Durham University astronomers have played a key role in research using a powerful new telescope to bring images of the distant Universe into much sharper focus.

 To hear his talk, people should turn up at 7.15 p.m. for a 7.30 pm start.

 For more information, visit www.cadas-astro.org.uk, contact Andy Fleming on 07971004154 or emailing fleming5ln@btinternet.com