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Friday Talk: Astronomy & the Square Kilometre Array

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Lawrence Wilson Art Gallery

35 Stirling Highway

University of Western Australia

Crawley, WA 6009

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Enquiries: lwag@uwa.edu.au or 08 6488 3707

Join Gregory Rowbotham for a short journey through the history of astronomy and big telescopes and learn how and why astronomers collect different types of light to study our universe. He will also discuss the Square Kilometre Array, the world’s largest telescope soon to be under construction in Western Australia.

Gregory Rowbotham is the Cosmos Consultant within the Outreach and Education Team at the International Centre for Radio Astronomy Research (ICRAR). An avid science communicator, he shares his love of all things space.


Image: Artists’ impression of the Square Kilometre Array low frequency antennas at the Australian SKA site in the 9 Murchison region of Western Australia.



Astrophotography: Revealing the Night Sky and Deep Space

12 - 22 March 2019, 11am - 5pm

Discover more about the night sky and deep space in this exhibition of stunning images captured by astrophotography, co-presented with the International Centre for Radio Astronomy Research at UWA. Enjoy some extraordinary images including ‘Orion’s Horsehead and Flame Nebula’ and ‘We are not alone’ that features the southern Milky Way, Scorpius, Southern Cross and the Large and Small Magellanic Clouds.

UWA Campus Partner: International Centre for Radio Astronomy Research

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Lawrence Wilson Art Gallery

35 Stirling Highway

University of Western Australia

Crawley, WA 6009

Australia

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