Astronomy Education: May 2021

Collapsars | Astronomy Education

Presented by Colin Hill, ASSA Beginners' Councillor

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Summary: Collapsars are literally Collapsed Stars which have gravitationally contracted at the end of their long lives into incredibly dense objects. Tonight we explore White Dwarfs, Neutron Stars and Black Holes.

Bio: Colin is employed as a biomedical technician at St. Andrew’s Hospital. He is a Life Member of ASSA and has been the Society's Beginner's Councillor for 16 years. He owns a Sirius observatory in Gawler where his main interest is Astrophotography. He is also participating in an international amateur search for habitable exoplanets and currently has an unconfirmed sub-Jupiter discovery around GL3470.

 

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Wednesday 05 May 2021

7:00 PM - 8:00 PM

The Braggs Lecture Theatre (University of Adelaide) and Online

 

 

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