Shown in date descending order.

  • MAY
    22

    Exoplanets: Weird and Wonderful Worlds

    Fri at 02:30 PM
    Open to Public

    Astronomers now know of thousands of worlds orbiting other stars in our galaxy. These so-called “exoplanets” are surprisingly diverse, spanning giant planets with super-heated atmospheres to small rocky worlds with rock vapor in their air. These findings are all leading up to the discovery everyone is waiting for - another planet like our own! Meet an Astronomer welcomes guest astronomer, Dr. Tyler Robinson, Assistant Professor at Northern Arizona University.

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  • MAY
    20

    Astronomy on Tap - Bryan/College Station

    Wed at 05:00 PM
    Open to Public

    In celebration of Hubble’s birthday, this month, Dr. Jasleen Matharu will talk about how the Hubble Deep Field revolutionized astronomy, followed by Dr. Casey Papovich, who will talk about all the science we’ve done with the Hubble Space Telescope! There will also be trivia! For more information: RSVP here, and follow us on Facebook , Twitter, and Instagram! Event starts at 5PM Seattle time. When?: Wednesday, May 20. The event begins at 5pm Seattle time. Where?: Astronomy ... more

    over 1 year ago

    Reminder

    Astronomy on Tap - Bryan/College Station (special event event) is scheduled for May 20, 2020, 05:00 PM. Please come out and join us!

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  • MAY
    19

    NASA - From Earth to Mars and Beyond

    Tue at 04:00 PM
    Open to Public

    Join NASA Solar System Ambassador Mark Guillette in a YouTube Live event with interactive chat feature. Go to Marks youtube channel at https://www.youtube.com/user/mjguillette/videos for the live feed.There will be a short discussion of the historic Apollo and Space Shuttle programs, followed by a look at some of the current missions including Hubble and Mars 2020, ending with some upcoming programs and missions including the SLS rocket and Orion capsule and the James Web Telescope. Q&A ... more

    over 1 year ago

    Reminder

    NASA - From Earth to Mars and Beyond (special event event) is scheduled for May 19, 2020, 04:00 PM. Please come out and join us!

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  • 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

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  • 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!

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  • MAY
    15

    Learn to take stellar photos with your phone

    Fri at 08:00 PM
    Open to Public

    GRAB YOUR PHONE AND LEARN HOW TO TAKE STELLAR PHOTOS! If you have ever wanted to try your hand at astrophotography or hone your existing skills, now is your chance to do it from home! All you need is your cell phone! This beginners’ overview class will be led by the President of the East Bay Astronomical Society, Richard Ozer, and will guide you through basic steps of astrophotography. Use the following link to view the ... more

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  • MAY
    14

    Astrophotography Special Interest Group Meeting

    Thu at 07:30 PM
    Open to Public

    Topic: Polar Alignment This will be a online WebEx group discussion surrounding Polar Alignment, moderated by Scott Carness. Meeting will be from 6:30 - 7:30. Come join us to learn about and share your experiences polar aligning! Meeting number (access code): 625 121 762 Meeting password: jiPDMb6K6E3 (54736265 from phones and video systems)

    over 1 year ago

    Reminder

    This is just a friendly reminder that the Astrophotography Special Interest Group Meeting (astrophotography event) is scheduled for a WebEx meeting on THURSDAY May 14, 2020, 06:30 PM. Please come out and join us!

     

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  • MAY
    12

    What's Up, Tonight's Skies with Bobby Farlice-Rubio

    Tue at 11:30 AM
    Open to Public

    Want help stepping into the back yard and pondering the cosmos while you're at home? Join a world-class astronomy presenter each week on Tuesdays and Thursdays at 11:30 AM Seattle time. We'll be using the FREE open-source software Stellarium (https://stellarium.org/) to teach you about the night sky. This class is open to the public, adults and students alike. Watch on our YouTube channel

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  • 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!

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  • 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!

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