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Open Dome Event - From Landscape to Skyscape

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20:00 – 22:00 28 May 2015
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Nottingham Trent University
Clifton campus
Clifton Lane
Nottingham
NG11 8NS
Parking is available only for booked visitors in the North Gate car park.

The story of how a landscape professional and an amateur astronomer came to concentrate on archaeoastronomy. Inspired by the many questions passers-by asked while he was surveying a megalithic stone circle, he decided to try and develop the potential of Stellarium, a computer planetarium, to answer some of those questions

R Bartosz used the magic of an astronomy software to help focus on what our ancestors could observe of the night sky and how the knowledge accumulated became infused into the culture of civilisations around the world. In his talk From Landscape to Skyscape and Down to that Boundary Between he will talk about Stellarium, a planetarium for all seasons and all reasons for anyone interested in astronomy. A large part of the talk will look at the start that has been made to help bring astronomy closer to the public, and indeed professionals such as archaeologists. The only qualification you need, is curiosity! This talk will be followed by a brief introduction on what is visible in this month's sky.

Booking is required for this event.
http://www.ntu.ac.uk/apps/events/9/home.aspx/event/171903/default/open_dome_event_-_from_landscape_to_skyscape#booking

While attending this event you consent to filming, photography and sound recording which may include you as a member of the audience and its use in publication or advertising distribution either printed or online without payment or copyright.

Event type: Lecture/Talk
Organised by: NTU
Contact details: Dan Brown, daniel.brown02@ntu.ac.uk

http://www.ntu.ac.uk/apps/events/9/home.aspx/event/171903/default/open_dome_event_-_from_landscape_to_skyscape#booking


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Nottingham Trent University
Clifton campus
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Nottingham
NG11 8NS
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20:00 – 22:00 28 May 2015
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