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Two Speakers for February 2018


Brittany Broderson from Coast Cable setting up the camera while Bruce Fryer interviews Dr. Sean Dougherty at the control room at the DRAO

At 7:30 PM, 9 February 2018, at the Sunshine Coast Art Centre, 5714 Medusa St., Sechelt, the Sunshine Coast Centre of the RASC presents two speakers. The first is Dr. Sean Dougherty, director of the Dominion Radio Astrophysical Observatory, who in two months will be taking over as the director of the Atacama Large Millimeter Array in Chile. Sean’s topic will be: Canada’s Telescopes. The second is Dr. Jeremy Heyl from UBC, whose topic is Precision Astronomy: How measuring which stars are where can tell how stars collide, how stars die, how dead stars glow and what our future holds.

Admission is free: donations gratefully accepted at the door.

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