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The Galactic Context Model

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Public

Type: General Meetings

Keywords: Galactic Context Model Michael Dempster

Held on: Dec 20, 2017 (Wed) at 07:00 PM to Dec 20, 2017 (Wed) at 09:00 PM

Speaker: Michael Dempster

Location: Physics/Astronomy Auditorium (PAA), Room A102, Seattle, Washington

Event Coordinator: Rayna C.T. Bauer

Overview

Michael Dempster is a retired science teacher formerly with the Olympia public schools. He will be presenting a new astronomy teaching and visualization tool of his own design, the Galactic Context Model.  A version of this device is now in production and will presented in an upcoming article in Sky & Telescope Magazine and on the market in 2018.  It has what he calls both prosaic and poetic functions.  In the right hands, day or night, it adds a level of beauty to the study of our planet and its celestial context.

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Latitude 47.65292179999999, Longitude -122.3110596

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