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Adam Rains: What is Your Favourite Planet, and Why is it Jupiter?

Adam Rains: What is Your Favourite Planet, and Why is it Jupiter?

Jupiter is the largest planet in the Solar System, but did you also know that it’s the best? Join us to learn all about Jupiter’s stripes, what it’s made of, its Great Red Spot, and even its moons!
Dr Noelia Martinez: I Want My Own Star Too!

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?
Mt Stromlo Public Astronomy Night Online - 17 July 2020

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

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Mt. Stromlo Public Astronomy Night Online

7–8.30pm 21 Aug 2020
Mount Stromlo Observatory in conjunction with the Canberra Astronomical Society invite the Canberra community to attend our public observing night for National Science Week. We hope for this event to be in person but will advise closer to the date.

Mt. Stromlo Public Astronomy Night Online

7–8.30pm 25 Sep 2020
Mount Stromlo Observatory in conjunction with the Canberra Astronomical Society invite the Canberra community to attend our public observing nights of 2020. We hope for this event to be in person but will advise closer to the date.