Sharing the splendors of the summer sky and reenacting the story of the Japanese star festival.
Astronomy presentation for the women's education organization.
Discussing models of the mind and demonstrating bugs in our perceptual wetware.
Mountains that tower over our Everest, volcanoes that spew ice into space, whole planets that spin sideways and backward! Majesties and mysteries abound when EMU physics instructor Jesse Mason returns to deliver a guided picture tour of our planetary neighborhood. Weather-permitting there will be a telescope-aided night sky viewing following the presentation.
Explaining telescope basics to beginning astronomers. Hosted by FCS.
FCS member and geologist Samer Hariri explains the origin of the Hamburg Meteor. Actual Hamburg meteorites on hand for inspection.
Jesse Mason presents the myth and astronomy of the most beloved constellation in the winter sky.
Giving a guided picture tour of the best images from Hubble Space Telescope's quarter century in orbit.
Join physics professor and astronomy enthusiast Jesse Mason for a slideshow presentation on how man came to discover the origin of the cosmos. Weather permitting, we will have telescopes afterwards for outdoor viewing of the night sky.
Glowing gas clouds, exploding stars and ancient galaxies! Join EMU physics instructor Jesse Mason for a guided tour of these stunning sights and more, as we explore the Hubble Space Telescope's 100 best images. Afterward (weather permitting) there will be a telescope-aided tour of the night sky. Seating is limited, registration is recommended.
Children ages 7 to 12 are invited to the library to become “junior astronomers” and learn about outer space and the stars from a presentation by college astronomer Jesse Mason. Everyone will get to view the night sky using a real telescope following the program (weather permitting).
Jesse Mason returns for a star-studded presentation on the island universes we call galaxies. Participants will explore the cosmic contents of our home galaxy, The Milky Way, and retrace the scientific journey that led to the discovery of other galaxies. Afterward there will be a telescope-aided night sky viewing, weather permitting.
The Farmington Community Stargazer's 2017 star party season kicks off at Heritage Park with "From Dust To Dust: A Star's Journey From Cradle To Grave." We will be viewing stars being born, stars partying it up with their famous siblings, and stars going out with a bang! Come look through telescopes this Tuesday night and savor the sights and stories of the stars.