UPDATE: The Observing session and talk scheduled for December 2th has been postponed to December 9th due to cloudiness. The new details about the event: Monday 9 December 2013: Talk at 8 PM. Same talk at 8:45PM Observing starts at 8:30PM until 10PM. Arrive at the lobby of Research Hall.
The next talk as part of George Mason Observatory’s ‘Evenings Under the Stars’ series (where you’ll also get to look at awesome galaxies, stars, planets and more through our 0.8 meter telescope!) will be ‘Radio Astronomy’ by Derek Fertig. As always the event is free and everyone is invited!
Some details about the event: Monday 9 December 2013: 1st talk at 6:30PM, same talk at 7:15PM, observing starts at 7PM until 9PM Directions to GMU and Research Hall here: http://eagle.gmu.edu/map/fairfax.php Zoom in to find Research Hall next to engineering building and York River Rd. Keep an eye on twitter for updates – Just keep an eye out for weather – the event may be postponed or cancelled due to bad conditions – updates will be available here - Observatory Twitter
About the talk:
Radio Astronomy began serendipitously in the early 1930s. Since then, it has been a critical resource …