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The World's Largest Telescope at Basingstoke D. C

  • Basingstoke area
  • Basingstoke Discovery Centre
  • 6:00pm Wednesday 14 Mar 2018
  • Discover the World's Largest Telescope Under Construction - Europe's ELT
    A Science Evening talk with Dave Shave-Wall, Basingstoke Astronomical Society

    Due in 2024, the Extremely Large Telescope is simply massive! If you want to understand just how big this telescope is, the fantastic science it will deliver and the engineering challenges behind it, then this talk is for you.

    Part time Astro-photographer and full time Chief Technologist at IBM, Dave is a compelling speaker with a passion for astronomy, his own observatory and regular visitor to the observatory on Tenerife.

    Dave will also be displaying a scale Lego model of the ELT built from the plans by the deputy director at the European Southern Observatory (ESO).

    Note: This talk is intended for an adult audience

    Places are limited so advance booking is essential.

    Buy a ticket for this talk together with a ticket for 'The Scientific Secrets of Doctor Who' for just £7. To take advantage of this offer, visit Basingstoke Discovery Centre in person or call the booking line: 01256 478670

  • Cost: £3.50
  • Venue: Basingstoke Discovery Centre
  • Telephone: 01256 478670
  • Book now!

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