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INTERNATIONAL AEROSPACE OLYMPIAD

January 10 @ 2:00 pm - June 30 @ 5:00 pm EST

The educational department of Spacetrix Aerospace announced India’s first International Aerospace Olympiad 2021-22 for K-12 students. This is the first time in India when an Olympiad is planned in the field of Aerospace, Aeronautics & Astronautics Department for School going students. This Olympiad is organized as an initiative to improve STEM learning—including aerospace, aeronautics & Astronautics education—to better prepare students for the competitive global economy and increase their chances of becoming future Space scientists & researcher. Eligibility: Students of Grade…

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Introduction to Astronomy

January 12 @ 6:00 pm - March 30 @ 7:40 pm EST
$150

Astronomy is intimately connected to our most basic need; the quest to know where we fit in the grand scheme of things. We’re lucky to live in a time when we’ve come to understand the basic rules of planetary motion, stellar evolution, and the origin of the universe. We still strive to reach further. Fortunately, we live in a new Golden Age of Astronomy, where the blend of technology and mathematics has led us to a time when startling discoveries…

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Introduction to Amateur Astronomy

January 23 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm EST
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An event every 2 weeks that begins at 1:00 pm on Saturday, repeating until March 20, 2021

Free

The Kalamazoo Astronomical Society is happy to present a five-part lecture series starting on January 23, 2021 that will help participants become star-hopping skymasters! For the first time ever, the lecture series will be offered online via the video conferencing service Zoom. Admission is FREE but those interested in attending are asked to register through our website. Registrants will be provided with the Zoom meeting ID and password, along with comprehensive notes for each installment of the series. Those participants…

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AAVSO Webinar, with Melanie Crowson and Dr. Sarah Antier

January 23 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm EST

This webinar presents two figures in astronomy research: first, Melanie Crowson on "Study of and Reclassification Evidence For Four Candidate RR Lyraes – TY Cam, V0363 Dra, NSV 13109, V1386 Aql," and second, Dr. Sarah Antier on "Kilonova-catcher project at GRANDMA and how AAVSO observers can help."

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Astronomy Days 2021

January 25 - January 31
Free

NC Museum’s ‘Astronomy Days’ event boldly goes virtual, Jan. 25-31 This year, we invite you to see the big picture … of the Universe! Join educators and scientists from the North Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences, along with members of the Raleigh Astronomy Club and NASA, to explore everything from kids crafts and activities to live chats with scientists and even a Moon Zoom. The seven-day virtual (and free) event runs Monday, Jan. 25 through Sunday, Jan. 31. Visit naturalsciences.org/astrodays…

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February 2021

Free Virtual Talk by Nobel Laureate John Mather

February 3 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm EST

On Wednesday, Feb. 3, 2021 at 7 pm, Nobel-prize winner Dr. John Mather, the Senior Project Scientist on the James Webb Space Telescope, will give a free, illustrated, non-technical talk on: ”Cosmic Instability: How a Smooth Early Universe Grew into Everyone You Know.” On line at YouTube: http://www.youtube.com/SVAstronomyLectures The talk is part of the Silicon Valley Astronomy Lecture Series (through Foothill College), now in its 21st year. Gravity made stars, stars made heavy elements, gravity and chemistry made planets, geology…

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NASA's Airborne Lab: Mapping Polar Ice

February 4 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm EST

To Register: http://www.KleinTalk.eventbrite.com NASA's DC-8 Airborne Laboratory serves the world's scientific community by collecting data for scientific research pertaining to studies of the Earth's surface and atmosphere. Data gathered have been used for scientific studies in archeology, ecology, geography, hydrology, meteorology, oceanography, volcanology, atmospheric chemistry, soil science, and biology. As a navigator for the Airborne Laboratory, Walter Klein travels all over the world on missions as geographically and scientifically diverse as mapping polar ice in Antarctica from 1500 feet altitude,…

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Introduction to Amateur Astronomy

February 6 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm EST
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An event every 2 weeks that begins at 1:00 pm on Saturday, repeating until March 20, 2021

Free

The Kalamazoo Astronomical Society is happy to present a five-part lecture series starting on January 23, 2021 that will help participants become star-hopping skymasters! For the first time ever, the lecture series will be offered online via the video conferencing service Zoom. Admission is FREE but those interested in attending are asked to register through our website. Registrants will be provided with the Zoom meeting ID and password, along with comprehensive notes for each installment of the series. Those participants…

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Introduction to Amateur Astronomy

February 20 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm EST
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every 2 weeks that begins at 1:00 pm on Saturday, repeating until March 20, 2021

Free

The Kalamazoo Astronomical Society is happy to present a five-part lecture series starting on January 23, 2021 that will help participants become star-hopping skymasters! For the first time ever, the lecture series will be offered online via the video conferencing service Zoom. Admission is FREE but those interested in attending are asked to register through our website. Registrants will be provided with the Zoom meeting ID and password, along with comprehensive notes for each installment of the series. Those participants…

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