The Night Sky

Presented by Paul Curnow

Finding your way around the night sky is fundamental to understanding astronomy. The way astronomers do this is by using constellations. Who first came up with the constellations and how are stars named? What does the night sky offer for the amateur astronomer?

Bio: Paul Curnow is an Honorary Life Member and the Vice President of the Astronomical Society of South Australia. He has been a lecturer at the Adelaide Planetarium since 1992. Moreover, after nearly 30-years of research, he is regarded as one of the world's leading authorities on Australian Aboriginal night sky knowledge. Paul appears regularly in the media and has authored over 50 articles on astronomy.

Free - visitors welcome.

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Wednesday 01 Apr 2020

7:00 PM - 7:45 PM

Kerr Grant Theatre Level 2 Physics Building, University of Adelaide North Tce

 

 

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