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Astronomy lecture: Taking snapshots of planets around other stars

January 28, 2020 @ 7:15 pm - 9:00 pm

Please join the Mt. Diablo Astronomical Society on January 28 for our general meeting featuring Dr. Gaspard Duchene, Associate Researcher and Lecturer at UC Berkeley, who will discuss the methods used to obtained the first images of planets around other stars. Dr. Duchene also will review the development of techniques and instruments over the past few years that have been used to perform large-scale surveys of hundreds of nearby stars.
The meeting starts at 7:15 p.m. with a short “What’s Up” presented by MDAS member Richard Ozer, who will talk about star parties and other viewing events coming up in 2020. Our monthly meetings are held at the Lindsay Wildlife Experience, Community Room, 1931 First Avenue, Walnut Creek, CA 94597.
Check our website www.mdas.net or email outreachinfo@mdas.net

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Date:
January 28, 2020
Time:
7:15 pm - 9:00 pm
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Website:
MDAS.net
 

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Mark Stafforini

Venue

Lindsay Wildlife Experience
1931 First Ave
Walnut Creek, CA 94597 United States
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Phone:
(925) 935-1978