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Ordinary Meeting: "A Night in the Life of an Astronomer"

Friday 16th August 2013 - 8:00pm
Topic:  A Night in the Life of an Astronomer
Speaker:  Dr Lee Spitler, Macquarie University
Venue: Epping Creative Centre - 26 Stanley Road, Epping
Abstract:  Through a visual journey, you will travel with an astronomer, Dr. Lee Spitler, on an observing trip to the remote 6.5-metre Baade Magellan Telescope. In the still Chilean night, you will collect astronomy data to hunt for galaxies billions of light years away from Earth. Learn about the trials and tribulations of a professional astronomer.

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Event Date: 
Friday, 16 August, 2013 - 20:00
Location: 
Epping Creative Centre, 26 Stanley Road, Epping NSW

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