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QUB Astronomy Day

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QUB Astronomy Day
Event Description

Embark on an interstellar adventure with the Astrophysics Research Centre at Queen’s University Belfast, offering space-themed activities, talks on groundbreaking astronomical discoveries, Northern Lights demonstrations, solar surface viewing through telescopes (weather permitting), and hands-on experiences for budding scientists of all ages.

Activities

  • Make a Comet Session at 12pm & 3pm

Talks:

11:30

Find Your Way Around the Night Sky With a Planisphere

12:00

Questions from Space: A Q&A with Astronomers from ARC

12:30

Chasing Shadows: Adventures of a Solar Eclipse Chaser

13:00

Cool Supernovae

13:30

Twinkle Twinkle Little Star, How Do We Learn About What You Are?

14:30

How Dangerous is Space?

15:30

How Stars Go Kaboom: A Guide to Supernovae

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