Special Event Events

Shown in date descending order.

  • MAY
    19

    Searching for the Triples, Quadruples and More in Wide Binary Systems

    Tue at 02:00 PM
    Open to Public

    Wide stellar binaries are double stars with separations of more than 100 times the Earth-Sun distance. Because they are born as siblings and yet are only weakly bound to each other, they are crucial tools for astronomers wishing to study how stars are born, how they move around the Galaxy and how they interact with other stars or with dark matter. Lowell Observatory Predoctoral Associate Zach Hartman will describe how his team has discovered over 100,000 wide stellar binaries using new ... more

    0 attending
  • MAY
    18

    Astronomy on Tap - Los Angeles

    Mon at 07:30 PM
    Open to Public

    The Hidden Universe In 3D with Dr. Reinier Janssen (CalTech) Hunting Planets With Radio Telescopes with Dr. Virginia Faramaz (JPL) Join our virtual edition of Astronomy on Tap to laern more about the hidden universe and exoplanets, with astronomically-themed pub trivia. For more information about our other events, see http://outreach.astro.caltech.edu .For other Astronomy on Tap chapters around the world, visit: http://astronomyontap.org/

    over 1 year ago

    Reminder

    Astronomy on Tap - Los Angeles (special event) is scheduled for May 18, 2020, 07:30 PM. Please come out and join us!

    0 attending
  • MAY
    11

    Astronomy on Tap - Saint Louis

    Mon at 05:00 PM
    Open to Public

    Two fascinating talks about astronomy live to your home. This time, Dr. Kirsten L. Siebach from Rice University presents "Reading the Martian Rock Record: stories from a previously habitable world". For the second talk (directly after the first), Dr. Ryan Watkins from the Planetary Science Institute presents her talk "Back to the Surface: scouting Lunar landing sites from orbit". Talks start at 5 pm Seattle time.

    over 1 year ago

    Reminder

    The Astronomy on Tap - Saint Louis (special event) is scheduled for May 11, 2020, 05:00 PM. Please go on-line and enjoy!

    0 attending
  • MAY
    07

    Boeing Employees Astronomical Society Meeting

    Thu at 06:30 PM
    Open to Public

    The Boeing Employees Astronomical Society has invited SAS members to their monthly meeting. The meeting begins at 6:30pm with BEAS social time and at 7:00pm with BEAS introduction and the evening speaker's, presentation. The presentation will be "5 Fixes for 10 Tough Problems Astronomers Encounter at Big Public Stargazing Events" by former Bryce Canyon National Park Interpretive Ranger, Kevin Poe. Poe has suggested a pre-meeting home work assignment. Set aside 45 minutes of quiet ... more

    over 1 year ago

    Reminder

    This is just a friendly reminder that the Boeing Employees Astronomical Society Meeting (special  event) is scheduled for May 07, 2020, 06:30 PM. Please come out and join us!

    0 attending
  • MAY
    02

    Lowell Observatory Astronomy Day

    Sat at 06:00 PM
    Open to Public

    Celebrate National Astronomy Day with Lowell Observatory at 6pm AZ/Pacific. Live talks from Lowell astronomers and educators will look at astronomy as both a profession and a hobby that inspires us all. Topics include getting started in astronomy while everyone is at home practicing social distancing and doing at-home astronomy activities for kids. We'll also look at the legacy of Robert Burnham, who authored the authoritative Burnham's Celestial Handbook for both beginning and advanced ... more

    over 1 year ago

    Reminder

    This is just a friendly reminder that the Lowell Observatory Astronomy Day (special event) is scheduled for May 02, 2020, 06:00 PM. Please come out and join us!

    0 attending
  • MAY
    01

    Stellar Odyssey Lecture

    Fri at 06:00 PM
    Open to Public

    You are invited to join the Memphis Astronomical Society General Meeting and Monthly Presentation via YouTube Live durning COVID 19 Shelter at Home Stellar Odyyssey Lecture by Bryan Hill - What is a star? For Astrophysics, the line of “Twinkle, twinkle, little star. How I wonder what you are!”, has more meaning than expected. The Sun, the most well-known star is merely one in an endless stream of stars. Once observed, the answer to “what is a star?” becomes more ... more

    over 1 year ago

    Reminder

    This is just a friendly reminder that the Stellar Odyssey Lecture (special event) is scheduled for May 01, 2020, 06:00 PM. Please come out and join us!

    0 attending
  • APR
    26

    Dark Sky Week – Day 8 Events

    Sun at 01:00 PM
    Open to Public

    Join the International Dark Sky Association for live presentations and videos from dark sky experts from around the world! Presentations will be rolled out on IDA’s YouTube Channel and social media following the dates and times listed below. Note that some presentations will be broadcast live, so you can interact with the presenter on YouTube or Facebook . Presentation released at 1PM PDT The Night Sky in the Human Imagination with Michael Marlin Presentation released ... more

    0 attending
  • APR
    25

    Dark Sky Week – Day 7 Events

    Sat at 10:00 AM
    Open to Public

    Join the International Dark Sky Association for live presentations and videos from dark sky experts from around the world! Presentations will be rolled out on IDA’s YouTube Channel and social media following the dates and times listed below. Note that some presentations will be broadcast live, so you can interact with the presenter on YouTube or Facebook . Presentation released at 10AM PDT Astrophotography 101 with Bettymaya Foott Presentation released at Noon PDT The ... more

    0 attending
  • APR
    24

    Dark Sky Week – Day 6 Events

    Fri at 01:00 PM
    Open to Public

    Join the International Dark Sky Association for live presentations and videos from dark sky experts from around the world! Presentations will be rolled out on IDA’s YouTube Channel and social media following the dates and times listed below. Note that some presentations will be broadcast live, so you can interact with the presenter on YouTube or Facebook . Presentation released at 1PM PDT Scale of the Universe with Jeff Bennett Live at 2PM PDT Telling the Sky Legends- ... more

    0 attending
  • APR
    23

    Lunar Landing Sites, Past and Future

    Thu at 06:00 PM
    Open to Public

    Join the NASA Night Sky Network on Thursday, April 23, 2020 at 6:00pm Pacific Time to hear Brian Day from NASA's Ames Research Center give us an inside look at lunar landing sites past and future, what we learned and hope to learn. We'll make use of NASA's Moon Trek portal (https://trek.nasa.gov/moon/) to conduct our exploration. Registration:Night Sky Network members can find more information and a link to preregister for this webinar (login required) on this Outreach Resource ... more

    over 1 year ago

    Reminder

    The Lunar Landing Sites, Past and Future (special event) is scheduled for Apr 23, 2020, 06:00 PM. Please join us on-line with the NASA Night Sky Network!

    0 attending