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blog:2019102310h51m58s_queen_s_astronomy_day [2020/02/18 13:59]
Ernst de Mooij
blog:2019102310h51m58s_queen_s_astronomy_day [2020/02/20 16:45]
Alan Fitzsimmons
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 There will be a wide variety of indoor activities for all ages throughout the day, including ​ hands-on activities, an ask-an-astronomer station, a demonstration of the Northern Lights using the Queen’s University Planeterella,​ and short talks by Queen’s astronomers. There will be a wide variety of indoor activities for all ages throughout the day, including ​ hands-on activities, an ask-an-astronomer station, a demonstration of the Northern Lights using the Queen’s University Planeterella,​ and short talks by Queen’s astronomers.
  
-Weather permitting, there will be small Solar telescopes outside the Lanyon Building showing visitors any sunspots, prominences and other features visible on the Sun that day. WARNING: NEVER LOOK DIRECTLY AT THE SUN WITHOUT SPECIAL EYE PROTECTION.+Weather permitting, there will be small Solar telescopes outside the Lanyon Building showing visitors any sunspots, prominences and other features visible on the Sun that day. **WARNING: NEVER LOOK DIRECTLY AT THE SUN WITHOUT SPECIAL EYE PROTECTION.**
  
 No matter the weather, there will be lots to see and do! This is a free drop-in event. No prior registration is required. Please turn up and learn about space! No matter the weather, there will be lots to see and do! This is a free drop-in event. No prior registration is required. Please turn up and learn about space!
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 | 12:30      | Finding planets around distant stars                     | Dr. Ernst de Mooij | | 12:30      | Finding planets around distant stars                     | Dr. Ernst de Mooij |
 | 13:00      | Finding your way around the night sky with a planisphere | Dr. Ernst de Mooij | | 13:00      | Finding your way around the night sky with a planisphere | Dr. Ernst de Mooij |
-| 13:30      | Blowing up a planet with a tase: A how-to guide          | Owen McBrien ​      |+| 13:30      | Blowing up a planet with lasers: A how-to guide          | Owen McBrien ​      |
 | 14:30      | Solar Eclipses - Astrophysics Tourism ​                   | Dr. Ryan Milligan ​ | | 14:30      | Solar Eclipses - Astrophysics Tourism ​                   | Dr. Ryan Milligan ​ |
 | 15:30      | AIDA: Where Activism Meets Asteroids ​                    | Dominik Kiersz ​    ​| ​   | 15:30      | AIDA: Where Activism Meets Asteroids ​                    | Dominik Kiersz ​    ​| ​  
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