Deep Space LIVE: Jupiter – Size Matters
Thursday, June 14, 2012 / 8 PM / Ars Electronica Center
(Linz, June 11, 2012) Jupiter, our solar system’s largest planet, is the star of the next Deep Space LIVE this coming Thursday. In addition to displaying high-definition images taken by the ESO and NASA, astrophotographer Dietmar Hager will go into fascinating detail about Jupiter’s magnetic field, atmosphere and moons.
Dietmar Hager is a doctor, an astrophotographer and a Fellow of the Royal Astronomical Society. He has been involved in astrophotography for over 20 years, during which time his images have been published in professional journals and textbooks. In early 2011, he was named the Ars Electronica Center’s astronomical counselor.
Deep Space LIVE
The Ars Electronica Center is now hosting a Deep Space LIVE event every Thursday (except holidays) at 8 PM. Each presentation will feature ultra-high-definition imagery in 16×9-meter format and will be accompanied by expert commentary, entertaining stand-up repartee, and musical improvisation. Whether great works from the history of art, space travel, journeys of discovery in the Nanoworld, or a live concert is what you’ve come to behold, Deep Space LIVE stands for enlightening entertainment amidst breathtaking worlds of imagery. Admission is €2. Holders of a valid Museum ticket are admitted free of charge.