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Rising Star: A South African Astronomy Journey

July 5 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

| $7.00

Take an astronomical journey from our beginnings through the development of astronomy research in South Africa, and discover what the future of astronomy holds for the country. Dive into multi-wavelength and multi-messenger astronomy with the many remarkable facilities such as Southern African Large Telescope (SALT) and the most powerful radio telescope in the Southern Hemisphere, MeerKAT.  See how astronomy can be a powerful force in the life of a nation, and inspire the next generation of explorers.

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July 5
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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Versant Power Astronomy Center
167 Rangeley Rd.
Orono, ME 04469 United States