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Sydney Observatory Late: Sky Connections

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  • Sydney Observatory
    1003 Upper Fort Street, Millers Point NSW 2000, Australia

Join a night of stargazing, music and talks, presented under the stars at Sydney Observatory. Measure and record weather data, something which has been taking place at Sydney Observatory since 1858, alongside telescope viewings guided by astronomers looking for stars, constellations and beyond.

Gamilaraay astrophysicist Karlie Noon and Powerhouse curator Sarah Reeves join ABC meteorologist Nate Byrne for a conversation on climate change and how it continues to affect the weather we experience.

Karlie Noon is a Gamilaraay astrophysicist and mathematician with over a decade of experience in science communication and Indigenous heritage. She is also co-author of the award-winning book First Knowledges – Sky Country.

Dr Sarah Reeves is a science curator at the Powerhouse Museum. She holds a Bachelor of Science and a PhD in Astronomy, from the University of Sydney. In 2016 Reeves took up a position as assistant curator (science) at Powerhouse, where she has worked on a wide range of science exhibitions.

Nate Byrne is a meteorologist, oceanographer, science communicator and former navy officer, he is best known for his high-energy ABC News Breakfast weather broadcasts. From briefing senior military officers to hosting children’s science shows, Byrne understands the importance of climate-focused communications.

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