CARINA in Tobago

CARINA partnered with the Education Division of the Tobago House of Assembly to host two days of astronomy events on May 16th and 17th, 2012. Lectures, documentaries and workshops were held at Movietowne, Tobago, where several hundred school children were in attendance from both primary and secondary level. Tpoics covered incuded the search for extra terrestrial Life, the scale and origin of the universe, the life and death of stars and the planets of the Solar System. At night, telescopes were set up at Fort King George, and the public was treated to two nights of exception stargazing. Telescope targets included Venus, Mars, Saturn, the Carina Nebula and Alpha Centauri. Participants also enjoyed a laser pointer tour of the night sky. 


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