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Visit the public nights of the Georgia Tech Observatory. Come and enjoy a conversation with an astrophysicist on the latest discoveries and ideas.

 

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Public lecture (Prof. Sean Carroll)

Frontiers in Science Public Lecture. The link for the talk: Gatech Public Lecture by Prof. Sean Carroll.

Date:
Monday, April 11, 2016 - 19:00 to 20:00
Public Night at the Observatory

On the 17th of March, the observatory will be open to the public between 20:30-23:00.

Potential celestial objects to see: Moon and Jupiter.

Event is weather permitting.

There will be a public talk at 21:00 given by Austin Gilbert. He will be talking about "Jupiter's Great Red Spot".

Please pay in advance if using the visitor parking lot.

Date:
Thursday, March 17, 2016 - 20:30 to 23:00
Location:
Howey Physics Building, L-3, Georgia Tech
Public Night at the Observatory

On the 18th of February, the observatory will be open to the public between 19:00-22:00.

Potential celestial objects to see: Moon and the Orion Nebula.

Event is weather permitting

There will be a public talk at 19:30 given by Steven Forsyth.

Please pay in advance if using the visitor parking lot.

 

 

Date:
Thursday, February 18, 2016 - 19:00 to 22:00
Location:
Howey Physics Building, L-3, Georgia Tech
Public Night at the Observatory

Potential Celestial Objects to See: Moon, Jupiter, Saturn

Public Talk at 8:45pm: Jupiter Dreams of Being a Star by  Lionel London

Event is Weather Permitting

Pay in advance if using the Visitor Parking Lot

Date:
Thursday, May 28, 2015 - 21:00 to 23:00
Location:
Howey Physics Building, Georgia Tech
Public Night at the Observatory

Potential Celestial Objects to See: Moon, Jupiter, Globular Cluster M3

Public Talk at 8:45pm: General Relativity 101 by  Michael Clark

Event is Weather Permitting

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Date:
Thursday, April 23, 2015 - 20:30 to 23:00
Public Night at the Observatory

Potential Celestial Objects to See: Moon, Jupiter, Beehive Cluster

Public Talk at 8:45pm: The Milky Way’s Galactic Center by  Forrest Kieffer

Event is Weather Permitting

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Date:
Thursday, March 26, 2015 - 20:30 to 23:00
Location:
Howey Physics Building, Georgia Tech
Public Night at the Observatory

Potential Celestial Objects to See: Moon, Jupiter, Orion Nebula

Public Talk at 8:45pm: Crab Nebula and Pulsar by  Lorena Magana Zertuche

Event is Weather Permitting

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Date:
Thursday, February 26, 2015 - 20:00 to 23:00
Location:
Howey Physics Building, Georgia Tech
Public Night at the Observatory

Potential Celestial Objects to See: Moon, Orion Nebula, Jupiter

Public Talk at 8:45pm: The Orion Nebula – A Nursery for Stars by Daegene Koh

Event is Weather Permitting

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Date:
Thursday, January 29, 2015 - 19:00 to 22:00
Location:
Howey Physics Building, Georgia Tech
Public Night at the Observatory

7:30 to 11pm

Potential Celestial Objects to See: The Moon, Ring Nebula, and Uranus

Public Talk at 8:15pm: The New Georgia Tech Telescope by Ryan Coder

Event is Weather Permitting

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Date:
Thursday, October 30, 2014 - 19:30 to 23:00
Location:
Howey Physics Building, Georgia Tech
Public Night at the Observatory
Potential Celestial Objects to See: The Moon, Ring Nebula, and Alberio

Public Talk at 8:45pm: The X-Ray Sky: Black Holes and Neutron Stars by Laurens Keek

Event is Weather Permitting

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Date:
Thursday, October 2, 2014 - 20:00 to 23:00
Location:
Howey Physics Building, Georgia Tech