Asteroid Day – free event


Asteroid Day poster
Asteroid Day poster

Asteroid Day is the anniversary of the Tunguska event in 1908, when a huge asteroid exploded over Siberia.

There will be a free public event on Tuesday 30th of June at 19:00 at Palacio Salazar in Santa Cruz de La Palma.

19:00 – Welcome & keynote lecture

19:10 – Talks given by astronomers


Elena Nordio (Ad Astra La Palma)
Vania Lorenzi (Telescopio Nazionale Galileo)
Massimo Cecconi (Telescopio Nazionale Galileo)
20:00 – Documentary projection

20:15 – Round table

20:30 – Close

Posted by sheila

Sheila came to La Palma with a six month contract and has stayed 24 years so far. She used to work as a software engineer at the observatory, but now she's a writer and Starlight guide.

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