in the morning, the Sun is observed directly and the relevant safety precautions are provided. In the evening, the differences between types of twilight are explained.
Main event ERN 2023 -UA-Workshop-“Daytime and night-time astronomy”
Two activities are offered: in the morning, the Sun is observed directly and the relevant safety precautions are provided. Participants determine their latitude using their hands and, at the UA sundial, learn why this device is important.
In the evening, the differences between types of twilight are explained. Telescopes are assembled and the sky is observed (satellites included) on the night of 29 September 2023. Rockets are launched.
Coordinated by: Enrique Aparicio Arias, Department of Graphic Expression, Design and Projects
Date and Time:
Friday 29 September 2023
11 a.m.-2 p.m. for secondary education and vocational education centres
5.30 p.m.-midnight for the general public
Place: University of Alicante – San Vicente del Raspeig Campus – Sundial, Hangar, Control Tower and nearby areas.