Nov 09

EAAE-IAU Course 2009. Day 3

The course's work started with a general lecture by Jay Pasachoff, from Williams College, USA, about the "Transits of Mercury and Venus and their implications for exoplanet transits and the Kepler Mission".

Jay Pasachoff during his presentation

The morning then proceeded with a general lecture of John Percy of Toronto University, Canada, in which he talked about "Celebrating Galileo and the International Year of Astronomy2009 in your classroom".

John Percy during his general lecture.
The end of the morning was spent with a poster session were the authors of the posters presented their work and answered to questions of the audience.

In the afternoon Alexandre Costa of Escola Secundária de Loulé, Portugal, presented a workshop about stellar emission and spectra called "Why don't green stars exist?".

Mixing light colours in the workshop about the colours of stars.

After the afternoon's break a workshop about the preparation of nighttime astronomical observations was presented by Janet Hilton, Rosa Maria Ros, Eder Viñuales and Charles-Henri Eyraud.

Eder Viñuales explaining how to prepare nightime observations.
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