Events tagged with Comet

Shown in date descending order.

  • MAY
    17

    William and Caroline Herschel's Observations and Theories of Comets

    Wed at 07:30 PM Open to Public

    Some fascinating astronomical history is on the schedule for May's meeting! UW astronomy professor Woody Sullivan will present about the contributions of William and Caroline Herschel to our understanding ... more

  • NOV
    16

    NEOWISE: Searching the Infrared Sky for Asteroids and Comets

    Wed at 07:30 PM Open to Public

    The Near-Earth Object Wide-field Infrared Survey Explorer (NEOWISE) is undertaking an all-sky thermal infrared survey to both discover new near-Earth asteroids and comets, and characterize previously known ... more

  • FEB
    18

    Year of the Dwarf Planet

    Wed at 07:00 PM Open to Public

    2015 will go down as the "Year of the Dwarf Planet" with unmanned spacecraft from Earth visiting the first discovered dwarf planets, Ceres and Pluto. Along with the investigations by Rosetta at Comet 67P ... more