University Place - Manchester
176 Oxford Road, Manchester, M13 9PL
Join the talented and well-respected science communicator Professor Tim O’Brien for his fantastic talk on Cosmis Messengers as part of the Lepton Photon Symposium.
In this talk, Tim will discuss the new things we can learn about the universe from studying cosmic messengers, which can be in the form of electromagnetic radiation, including visible light and radio waves and collected by telescopes on the ground in orbit.
Tim O’Brien is Professor of Astrophysics in the Department of Physics & Astronomy at The University of Manchester and an Associate Director of Jodrell Bank Centre for Astrophysics. He is also the science co-curator for the Bluedot Festival.
The below chart shows if and when the skies will be at their darkest during this event. Moonlight is shown in light yellow and the Sun's twilight in light blue. Midnight on the date shown is shown as a white line with sunset to the left and sunrise the next morning to the right. A black background with stars shows the best times for stargazing.
Wed 12th Jan
Local light pollution
The above demonstrates the estimated effect of light pollution - graphics created using Stellarium.
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