Thanks to everyone who attended the “Buying your first telescope” talk at the West Regional Library in Cary, NC tonight. A PDF file of the slides is available here. Remember the best telescope you can buy is the one you’ll actually use…. often.
Recent research by a PhD student at the University of Victoria has cast doubt on previously held theories that Neptune had a significant role in shaping the Kuiper Belt. The finding is based around the presence of a number of binary pairs which should not remain together if Neptune had the influence it was once thought to have.