University of Western Australia telescope to capture the rare astronomical event of Saturn’s largest moon

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Titan, the largest moon of Saturn, will pass in front of a star creating an eclipse. The rare event, expected to take place on Wednesday, 18 July 2018 at 11.09 pm Western Australia Time will last about four minutes.

The Zadko Telescope of the University of Western Australia (UWA) will be used to capture a rare astronomical event. An occultation or eclipse will occur wherein Titan, the largest moon of Saturn, will pass in front of a star.

Period17 Jul 2018

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  • TitleUniversity of Western Australia telescope to capture the rare astronomical event of Saturn’s largest moon
    Degree of recognitionNational
    Media name/outletopengov
    Media typeWeb
    CountryAustralia
    Date17/07/18
    DescriptionTitan, the largest moon of Saturn, will pass in front of a star creating an eclipse. The rare event, expected to take place on Wednesday, 18 July 2018 at 11.09 pm Western Australia Time will last about four minutes.
    The Zadko Telescope of the University of Western Australia (UWA) will be used to capture a rare astronomical event. An occultation or eclipse will occur wherein Titan, the largest moon of Saturn, will pass in front of a star.
    Producer/AuthorTeresa Umali
    URLhttps://www.opengovasia.com/university-of-western-australia-telescope-to-capture-the-rare-astronomical-event-of-saturns-largest-moon/
    PersonsDavid Coward