Sky-Live TV: Talk and premiere of the video about CTA in La Palma

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On Wednesday 10th June at 18:00 UT (19h in the Canary Islands/20h CEST), through the channel, the second video produced by the Cherenkov Telescope Array Observatory (CTAO) will be released. This new audiovisual is dedicated to the northern site of CTA, located at the Roque de los Muchachos Observatory on La Palma.

The retransmission will include the participation of Alba Fernández, CTAO's outreach and education coordinator, who will explain some concepts related to the science and technology used at CTA, and Paolo Calisse, CTA-North Site Manager, who will talk about the current status of this project on La Palma.

Start time of the broadcast:

19:00 in the Canary Islands

20:00 in the Peninsula

13:00 in Mexico

14:00 in Chile and Venezuela

15:00 in Argentina

You will be able to follow the broadcast live through the video shown below.

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