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Columbia University Astronomy Stargazing and Lecture Series


FALL 2013

Fossils of Formation
Allyson Sheffield September 13, 8:00 PM

Voyager’s Venture
David Hendel September 27, 8:00 PM

How Big is the Solar System?
Brian Levine October 11, 8:00 PM

The Sounds of the Stars
Jeff Oishi October 25, 7:00 PM

Astronomer vs. Astronomer
Jennifer Weston November 8, 7:00 PM

From the Ashes of Cosmic Explosions...
Jeremiah Murphy November 22, 7:00 PM

Comet of the Century?
Erika Hamden December 6, 7:00 PM

Meetup People will be in rows 5 and 6 in the center at Pupin Hall. Afterwards, we'll go to Ollie's at 116th and Broadway for a bite.

These are free lectures at a public level followed by guided stargazing with telescopes (weather permitting). All events are held at Pupin Hall at Columbia University. No reservations are needed. Lectures are 30 minutes, stargazing lasts 90 minutes. Stay only as long as you want. For directions, weather updates and more information, please visit:

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  • A former member
    A former member

    very informative

    September 14, 2013

  • Daniel

    Allyson Sheffield's presentation of high-resolution echelle spectra of metal-rich stars from in falling dwarf galaxies forming Galactic halos was .... seducing !!

    2 · September 14, 2013

  • JoeM

    Very very smart!

    September 13, 2013

  • Anna Mary Yumi Y.

    are cme's or comets goina end civilisation this fall/winter?

    September 12, 2013

    • Jason K.

      Sure, why not.

      September 12, 2013

    • Mark

      Bout damn time.

      September 13, 2013

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