Department of Physics

Public Astronomy Evening December

Date • Time

Wednesday, December 13, 2017 - 19:00 to 21:00


Lecture Theatre E


This event has passed.

The evening will begin with an exciting cutting edge research lecture. Weather permitting, this will be followed by star gazing with our telescopes at the University of Surrey. Or if the weather is not so good we will give you a tour of what you can see in the night sky on clearer nights. Members of our Astrophysics group will also be on hand during the evening to answer your questions.



19.00 Doors open
19.15 Lecture begins. This month Dr Thomas de Boer "How to make a Milky Way: deciphering our local environment"
19.45 Either refreshments and an additional talk, or if the weather is favourable star gazing

What to wear

Please note that it is likely to be cold as the event will be outside. We recommend dressing warm and wearing appropriate footwear (the event will be held on grass). In the event of rain, the Astro Evening will move indoors.


Tickets are free and can be purchased from the Eventbrite page. Parking is free and no permits are required.

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