Day and Night of Astronomy: The Solar Systems of the Universe

  • Date: –22:00
  • Location: Biotopia, Vasagatan 4 and the Old Observatory next to Ekonomikum, Observatorieparken
  • Lecturer: Linn Boldt Christmas, Andrew Dimmock, Axel Hahlin, Michiko Morooka, Swedish Institute of Space Physics and Eric Stempels, Uppsala University
  • Website
  • Organiser: Swedish Institute of Space Physics, Department of Physics and Astronomy, Uppsala University, Uppsala AmatörAstronomer and Astronomiska föreningen
  • Contact person: Eric Stempels
  • Visning

The Swedish Institute of Space Physics and Uppsala University invites you to a telescope viewing, lecture and workshops at the Old Observatory next to Ekonomikum and in Biotopia in Uppsala.

Old Observatory next to Ekonomikum, Observatorieparken

11.00 - 15.00 Showing of the telescope.

20.00 - 22.00 Star gazing with a telescope. Weather dependent.

Biotopia, Vasagatan 4

11.00 - 15.30 Popular science lectures in Biotopia every full hour (the titles and the presenters you can see below).

11.00 - 11.30 Linn Boldt Christmas: “Stjärnor dör, och det är okej! Hur skapas kemiska ämnen i rymden?”

12.00 - 12.30 Andrew Dimmock: “Solar Wind: What is it and how does it affect Earth and other planets?”

13.00 - 13.30 Axel Hahlin: “Magnetfält runt andra stjärnor: skillnader och likheter”

14.00 - 14.30 Michiko Morooka: “Utforska havsvärlden ute i rymden”

15.00 - 15.30 Adam Rain: “Exoplanets: What are they, how are they born, and where can we find them?”

Therebetween there wiil be arts and crafts with astronomers on site in Biotopia.