Long Eaton Astronomical Society Meeting – Thursday 4th October 2012

Infrared Astronomy (seeing the invisible)

As part of our World Space Week activities we are pleased to welcome Dr Helen Walker who will be giving a talk on infrared astronomy. Dr Walker works at Rutherford Appleton Laboratory and has recently been working on the Mid-Infrared Instrument (MIRI) for the James Webb Space Telescope.

The meeting is open to members of the public, if you are not currently a member of the society please email the observatory to book your places. Children under the age of 16 must be accompanied by an adult.

On arrival follow the signs from main reception to the observatory building, refreshments will be available from 7.45pm with the meeting starting at 8pm. After the talk there will be an observing opportunity if the weather is clear.

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