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The Beauty and Violence of the Sun

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19:00 – 20:00 20 Sep 2018
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Business and Law Building, Newcastle upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear, United Kingdom, NE2 1XA

Room003, Business and Law Building, Northumbria University, Newcastle upon Tyne

Hazel P Collett, Meetings Secretary, British Astronomical Association

A brief look at the make-up and some physical data, Violence caused by the dynamics of the sun including effects such as aurora there are a number of short video clips to back these up. Beauty just what to look for i.e. sun dogs. There is also a short bit on observing the sun – sunspots and prominences. The talk concludes with a 5 minute stunning video from the Solar Dynamics Observatory (which has sound).

This event is a public lecture and is free to attend.

Organised by: IOP North East Branch

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Business and Law Building, Newcastle upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear, United Kingdom, NE2 1XA
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19:00 – 20:00 20 Sep 2018

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