Saturday 9th January 2010 2:00pm Sydney's Astronomical History Dr Peter Tyler
Dr Peter Tyler, inaugural Merewether Scholar, State Library of New South Wales and Historian of the Royal Society NSW, will give an account of the history of early astronomy in Sydney. He will look at the personalities involved in astronomy in the City of Sydney since its founding in 1788. Many of these people were associated with the Royal Society of NSW in one way or another.
Venue: Sydney Mechanics School of Arts, 280 Pitt Street, Sydney. No bookings required - $2 charge.