27 Mar 2013

The Astronomer in Geraldine

From Jesse Mulligan, 1–4pm, 2:22 pm on 27 March 2013

Out in the distant galaxy, thousands of years ago, a star exploded, becoming a supernova, and the first person to notice saw it from his shed in the backyard of his home in Geraldine. The Central Bureau of Astronomical Telegrams has confirmed amateur astronomer Peter Aldous's discovery of a Supernova.

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