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Keith Treschman (Map Group Member) Topic: Areography (The scientific study of the planet Mars' geographical features)

  • 3 Jun 2019
  • 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
  • Gregory Place, 1/28 Fortescue St, Spring Hill Qld 4000

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Map Group Presentation & Gathering


Presenter Background:

Keith Treschman is a Science Teacher and has taught Science in secondary schools for over 40 years. He has a passion for Astronomy and has written curriculum materials on this topic for teachers. His PhD is on “Astronomical Tests of General Relativity”. He is responsible for the installation of an observatory at Brisbane Girls Grammar School - this is at its outdoor centre near Gympie. In this facility are 4 telescopes, 3 of which are operated by the students robotically from their computers.


Topic Overview:

Earth has latitude defined from the equator, longitude based on Greenwich and height referred to sea level. How is this done on Mars? What are the features on this planet?


Information:

Ian Francis   Email brisfran@gmail.com   Mob 0457 628 033

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