Next year, in August 2017, the Great American Eclipse will sweep across the US! This Thursday August 25, come get drunk at the Way Station and learn about astronomical shadows: eclipses, transits, and even a nod to their shadowy cousin, the occultation! The event is free, and if you come early you’ll get a bonus FREE set of eclipse glasses so you can plan for 2017 in style!
• Irene Pease, the Friendly Neighborhood Astronomer, talking about Mercury, Venus, and other transits.
• Michal Simon, Stony Brook University, talking about the Great American Eclipse of 2017.
• Demitri Muna, Sloan Digital Sky Survey, talking about occultations.
• Moiya McTier, Columbia University, talking about the Kepler Space Telescope
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