[ASC-list] Sydney Observatory event: Discover the SKA: the World's Biggest Telescope - in our backyard? [SEC=UNCLASSIFIED]

Annie Harris AHarris at questacon.edu.au
Wed Apr 6 06:43:27 UTC 2011

Discover the SKA: the World's Biggest Telescope - in our backyard?


Sydney Observatory, Watson Road, The Rocks, Sydney

28 April 2011, 5:30pm - 9:00pm 

(Guest speakers begin at 6:30pm) 


The proposed Square Kilometre Array radio telescope is set to revolutionise our understanding of the universe. 


Join astronomer and broadcaster Professor Fred Watson (Australian Astronomical Observatory) and Australian Laureate Fellow, Professor Bryan Gaensler (University of Sydney) to hear the latest about the SKA project, its amazing discovery potential and why Australia and New Zealand is a great place to host it. 


Costs: $22 Adults, $18 Concessions, Students $18 (children must be accompanied by an adult) PHM Members: $20 Adults, $16 Concessions. Bookings essential

Ticket price includes entry to the observatory, telescope viewing and refreshments (one drink only per ticket included). 

Dress for outdoor conditions (marquee event). 


This event is part of the Discover SKA public awareness campaign, coordinated by Questacon in conjunction with DIISR, CSIRO, ICRAR, Scitech and the WA Department of Commerce.

Annie Harris

Discover SKA Coordinator
Questacon - The National Science & Technology Centre
Department of Innovation, Industry, Science & Research
King Edward Terrace, Canberra ACT 2600, Australia
PO Box 5322, Kingston ACT 2604, Australia

T +61-2-6270-2875, F +61-2-6270-2808
E <mailto:aharris at questacon.edu.au> aharris at questacon.edu.au


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