BAA & SPA Joint Webinar – Jupiter at opposition & Myths and Illusions

Wednesday 15th Jul 202017:00

This week’s Wednesday webinar is a joint BAA and the Society for Popular Astronomy event with two speakers. Please note times are in British Summer Time and only approximate.

19:00 Jupiter at opposition – Dr John Rogers, Director of the BAA Jupiter Section

With the opposition of Jupiter happening the day before, Dr Rogers will talk on recent events on the planet and the Pro-Am collaberation with the NASA Juno mission.

19:45 Myths and Illusions – Greg Smye-Rumsby designer, illustrator and author at Astronomy Now, and specialist presenter at the Royal Observatory in Greenwich

All about things that have fooled us over the many years of astronomical discovery and understanding, from inhabitants of the Moon and Mars to why spiral galaxies are an illusion.

Webinar Joining Instructions

To join the interactive Zoom webinar please click on the below link. This will install the Zoom software if you do not already have it on your computer and then allow you to join the meeting. You may click on the link in advance to install the Zoom software prior to the webinar.

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For anyone who does not wish to join via Zoom or is unable to install the software, then we will also be streaming the webinar on our BAA YouTube channel. Please note you will be unable to ask questions via YouTube.

If you do not have access to a computer or have a problem with the above methods, then you can listen to the webinar on a phone, though you will pay for the call at your usual rate and you won’t have the benefit of seeing the presentation. A list of numbers can be found here, and you will need to key in the webinar id 548 739 039 to join.