2016 Fall Series
Lectures start at 8:00 PM. Open to the public. Free.
September 9: The Fall Sky
A place where a beautiful maiden, a conquering hero, a horrific sea monster, a flying horse, and an ugly hag with epic bad hair meet.
September 16: Sky Markers
Learning how to find your way around the sky in the dark. (LOL)
September 23: Stars with Partners
While most of the stars in the sky have some type of companion, these are special.
September 30: Kepler’s Playground
This is the part of the sky where more than 2300 confirmed planets have been discovered,
42 are considered habitable.
October 7: Dusty Possibilities
Where there are dust lanes, could there be planets? The formation of a solar system is a dirty process.
October 14: Stars of Distinction
These stars are either very bright, very hot, very big, very weird, or all of the above.
October 21: Very Special Objects
These are the stars (objects) that truly advanced our knowledge of Astronomy and Physics.
October 28: Not of This Galaxy
Objects in the sky, including some that we can see, that are beyond our Milky Way galaxy.