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June 13 – Public Monthly Meeting – ‘Oumuamua: Our Solar System’s First Known Interstellar Visitor

By |May 10th, 2021|Categories: Home, Meetings, News|

‘Oumuamua – Our Solar System’s First Known Interstellar Visitor

Dr. Michael E. Summers

Sunday, June 13, 2021
7:30 PM
 to 9:00 PM EST

Online event
meet.google.com/osh-bcyd-gti

Monthly Meeting – Public Invited

Abstract:

The discovery of ‘Oumuamua (1I/2019/U1) represented our first detection of a solar system object with an origin that was […]

May 2 – Public Monthly Meeting – The Last Stargazers

By |April 13th, 2021|Categories: Home, Meetings, News|Tags: , , , |

The Last Stargazers

Dr. Emily Levesque

Sunday, May 2, 2021
7:30 PM
 to 9:00 PM EST

Online event
meet.google.com/osh-bcyd-gti

Monthly Meeting – Public Invited

Abstract:

A bird that mimicked a black hole. The astronomer that discovered microwave ovens. A telescope that got shot. The science of astronomy is filled with true stories […]

April 11 – Public Monthly Meeting – Asteroids and Comets: Earth’s Nearest Neighbors

By |March 23rd, 2021|Categories: Home, Meetings, News|Tags: , , , |

Asteroids and Comets: Earth’s Nearest Neighbors

Dr. Amy Mainzer

Sunday, April 11, 2021
7:30 PM
 to 9:00 PM EST

Online event
meet.google.com/osh-bcyd-gti

Monthly Meeting – Public Invited

Abstract:

Asteroids and comets, leftover fragments from the formation of our solar system, represent repositories of primordial material. As such, they provide clues to […]

March 14 – Public Monthly Meeting – The Mysterious Great Dimming of Betelgeuse

By |February 15th, 2021|Categories: Home, Meetings, News|Tags: , , , |

The Mysterious Great Dimming of Betelgeuse

Dr. Andrea Dupree, Center for Astrophysics | Harvard & Smithsonian

Sunday, March 14, 2021
7:30 PM
 to 9:00 PM EST

Online event
http://meet.google.com/aoj-rfxn-oqd

Monthly Meeting – Public Invited

Abstract:

The bright cool supergiant Betelgeuse became historically faint a little over one year ago in early February […]

February 14 – Public Monthly Meeting – Finding Light in the Dark

By |February 1st, 2021|Categories: Home, Meetings, News|Tags: , , , |

Finding Light in the Dark

Linda Thomas-Fowler

Sunday, February 14, 2021
7:30 PM
 to 9:00 PM EST

Online event
https://meet.google.com/aoj-rfxn-oqd

Monthly Meeting – Public Invited

Linda will present an overview of her journey in astrophotography including the obstacles encountered and how they were overcome. She […]

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