The Historian and the Astronomer

Date & time: 9–10pm 9 April 2016, AEST (Australian Eastern Standard Time)
Location: Mt Stromlo Observatory Visitor Centre Cotter Road Weston Creek ACT 2611 Australia
Speakers: Dr Brad Tucker, Amy Jarvis

Mount Stromlo has a captivating history and more than a century of astronomical excellence. Join ANU Heritage Officer Amy Jarvis and Astronomer Dr Brad Tucker for a tour of the site encompassing both the history and science of Mount Stromlo. Discover the unique role played by the Observatory during World War II, and find out why Stromlo is responsible for discovering 96% of the Universe. Explore the brand new Visitor Centre, and play a game of croquet outside the restored Director’s Residence.

Contact

ANU Heritage

Telephone: 6125 8794

Email: heritage@anu.edu.au