Join Fred Watson as he explains the James Webb Space Telescope

By  Greg McCall
Category: General


explained by Fred Watson


The new window on the universe


16 August - 6:00 PM


Join Fred Watson as he explains the James Webb Space Telescope - the largest, most powerful telescope ever built.


Set to find the first galaxies that formed in the early universe and peer through dusty clouds to see stars forming planetary systems, 200 million years after the Big Bang, this magnificent structure is already exciting astronomers.


Your Speaker

Fred Watson is Australia’s first Astronomer-at-Large. Recognised internationally for helping to pioneer the use of fibre optics in astronomy during the 1980s, Fred is best known today for his radio and TV broadcasts, books, and other ventures, which have earned him many awards. He even has an asteroid named after him (5691 Fredwatson), but says that if it hits the Earth, it won’t be his fault.


The Venue

Club Belrose is on the Forest Way - midway between Northern Beaches Hospital and Mona Vale Road. Any non-members of Club Belrose will need to sign in at reception with their photo ID/blue ID card/Pension Card. Any of your guests that live within a 5km radius of the Club will need to be signed in by a member, alternatively, they may wish to join the Club (membership 1 year/$10, 3 years/$20). Members get discounts at the bar and certain discounts/specials at the restaurant.


We recommend making a booking at Cascades Restaurant after the talk, noting the restaurant stops orders at 7.30pm


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