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The research at RSAA covers the length and breadth of astronomy and astrophysics, ranging from planetary science to cosmology, instrumentation to theory.

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The Advanced Instrumentation and Technology Centre supports the development of the next generation of instruments for astronomy and space science

Mt Stromlo Public Astronomy Night Online - 17 July 2020
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Jul

Mt Stromlo Public Astronomy Night Online 17 July 2020 »

00:00:00 Adam Rains: What is Your Favourite Planet, and Why is it Jupiter? 00:24:56 Dr Brad Tucker: virtual stargazing 00:38:14 Dr Noelia Martinez: I Want My Own Star Too! 01:01:00 Dr Brad Tucker: virtual stargazing
Dr Noelia Martinez: I Want My Own Star Too!
17
Jul

Dr Noelia Martinez: I Want My Own Star Too! »

Laser Guide Stars are artificial stars that we generate on the sky wherever we want. Green and orange lasers are launched from the ground to help adaptive optics systems correct for the atmospheric effects on astronomical observations and space applications. Would you like to have your own star too?