Talks

THE ASTRONOMICAL TIMES OF DUNSINK OBSERVATORY

with Peter Gallagher from Dunsink Observatory, Dublin Institute for Advanced Studies

Cabra Library

15/10/2019 at 6:30pm

Dunsink Observatory is a unique part of Irish scientific heritage located in west Dublin. It was founded in the 1780s by Trinity College Dublin and has been home to some of Ireland’s greatest scientists, including Sir William Rowan Hamilton. In this talk, Peter will give an overview of the people and science of the observatory from its foundation to recent times.

Booking required.