are the events that we held for this very special astronomical event.
by Mike Frost
"Jeremiah Horrocks and the first Venus transit"
is to take place in the Large Lecture Theatre of Poynting Physics
(School of Physics and Astromony Univesity of Birmingham) and is
to start promptly at 8pm.
Venus Transit Week:
3rd June - Talk:
Dr W Chaplin (BiSON team University of Birmingham) - "Music
of the Sun: Helioseismology" - 8pm SLT Poynting Physics
5th June - Observing the Sun -
Meet in Q12 at 12pm and then onto the roof - hopefully some clear
skies and observing of solar activity.
8th June - Venus Transit - various
events from 6am.
10th June - Talk: "It
shouldn't happen to a Mars Probe" - Andy Salmon (Birmingham
AS and Midland Spaceflight Society) - 8pm LLT, Poynting Physics