Transit of Venus - Open Day at UNSW
It won't be for another 105 years that Venus will pass in front of the Sun and Sydney has a prime viewing position to witness the Transit of Venus tomorrow (Wednesday).
UNSW Astronomy Outreach is hosting an Open Day.
The Transit of Venus has first contact at 8:16am and last contact at 2:44pm. Telescopes will be on the Physics Lawn to view the Sun from 9am to 3pm.
There will also be a number of talks on solar and exoplanetary science.
Talk Schedule (Physics Theatre)
Solar Astronomy, Transit of Venus and Transiting Exoplanets
Dr. Lucyna Kedziora-Chudczer
Venus: A beauty too hot for comfort
Dr. Eliott Koch
Evolution of Planetary Systems
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