Aurora talks in Hobart
Come and be amazed by all things aurora during a special afternoon of science and wonder…
The talks will be at the Town Hall in Hobart (Macquarie St, across from the old Mercury building)
Entry : $5 (get a chance to win a $290 print)
When : Saturday 03 August at 3pm (finishes at 5.30pm)
Margaret Sonnemann will talk about the community Aurora Australis Tasmania, the good locations to view auroras in Tasmania and more.
“My name is Francois Fourie, and I’m addicted to photography.”
Courtney Jones (local astronomer) will enlighten us about the science of auroras.
Courtney Jones is involved in world class astrophysical research both independently and as part of international collaborations. In 2013, Courtney is enrolled in three degree programs including a PhD in Physics, and was a finalist in the 2013 Southern Cross Young Achiever Awards: TEMCO Science and Technology Award. Courtney volunteers her time for school visits to promote maths, physics and astronomy and is a requested speaker at teacher curriculum development days. Check out some of her work on The Universe facebook page, where she signs her articles ‘CJ’.
David Hunter is an archaeological geophysicist from Melbourne and an Aurora Australis enthusiast. He is most interested in the physics involved in auroras.
Your ticket entry will get you into a raffle to win this beautiful image as a 50 by 50 cm canvas print (image by Loic Le Guilly)