Telescopes are the new bikes

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Description

While we're in lockdown or trying to stay home, we're looking for new interests and passions to suit — like backyard astronomy.

Astronomer and Monash University associate professor Michael Brown joins Richelle and Warwick to teach us about the night sky, Su Hsien Kuan tells us about building a backyard telescope in Glen Waverley as part of the SpaceAusScope project, and Kamilaroi astrophysics student Krystal de Napoli sheds some light on Indigenous astronomy.

Period24 Jul 2020

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Media coverage

  • TitleTelescopes are the new bikes
    Degree of recognitionRegional
    Media name/outletABC
    Media typeRadio
    Duration/Length/SizeOne hour
    CountryAustralia
    Date24/07/20
    DescriptionWhile we're in lockdown or trying to stay home, we're looking for new interests and passions to suit — like backyard astronomy.

    Astronomer and Monash University associate professor Michael Brown joins Richelle and Warwick to teach us about the night sky, Su Hsien Kuan tells us about building a backyard telescope in Glen Waverley as part of the SpaceAusScope project, and Kamilaroi astrophysics student Krystal de Napoli sheds some light on Indigenous astronomy.
    Producer/AuthorRichelle Hunt and Warwick Long
    URLhttps://www.abc.net.au/radio/melbourne/programs/theconversationhour/the-conversation-hour/12473322
    PersonsMichael Brown

Keywords

  • Astronomy
  • Space
  • Telescopes
  • Stars
  • Constellations
  • Comets