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International Astronomy & Space Science Olympiad ( IASSO) 2021-22

Online - Live stream Flagstaff

International Astronomy & Space Science Olympiad (IASSO 2021-22) is planned by the emerging educational organisation Astronomy World: Education & Research Organization. Astronomy & Space Science Olympiad is all About the natural science discipline that studies space and celestial bodies such as stars, planets, meteors and galaxies. It also refers to the study of the matter […]

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Introduction to Astronomy

Zoom

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, […]

$150

Astronomy in Ancient Egypt (A Virtual Lecture)

Zoom

Hamptons Observatory and Guild Hall are pleased to bring you this free, virtual presentation by Egyptologist, Dr. Colleen Darnell, who will discuss how astronomy influenced the belief system, art and life in ancient Egypt. From the earliest religious compositions in ancient Egypt, the Pyramid Texts, stars were an important part of their funerary beliefs. Not […]

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Free Online Talk on The Last Stargazers

Online - Live stream Flagstaff

Dr. Emily Levesque of the University of Washington will give a free, illustrated, non-technical lecture on: ”The Last Stargazers: Behind the Scenes in Astronomy” 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 22nd year. A bird that mimicked a black hole. […]

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Online Viewing Session

Zoom

NOTE: Please visit our website to register. Enjoy the wonders of the universe as seen through the “eyes” of the KAS Remote Telescope, located under the dark skies of southeastern Arizona. Participants will enjoy views of deep-sky objects captured fresh off the system’s CCD cameras in Arizona, transmitted directly to you via the internet on […]

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Lorne Whiteway - The not so constant Hubble constant.

Virtual presentation by Zoom. Join from 19:45 onwards The Universe is expanding - but how quickly? In this presentation Lorne will describe how our understanding of the rate of expansion has evolved over the last 100 years, and how there is still disagreement over its value. Finally, he will describe what the future holds for […]

Steve Tonkin FRAS - Two eyes are better than one!

Virtual presentation by Zoom Join from 19:45 onwards. Binoculars are an ideal way of observing the night sky. Many beginners start off with binoculars and even if they eventually buy a telescope, they will still use binoculars. Indeed, depending on the object being observed, binocular views can surpass the view from telescopes. Using two eyes […]

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Introduction to Astronomy

Zoom

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, […]

$150
Recurring

Introduction to Astronomy

Zoom

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, […]

$150