Astronomy on Tap DC: June 17, 2019

Astronomy on Tap is thrilled to be celebrating 20 years of science with the Chandra X-ray Observatory at DC9 Club on Monday, June 17! Our talk line-up for the night (featuring 2 scientists who worked on the Chandra mission!):

The Launch of the Advanced X-ray Astrophysics Facility: A Multi-Decade Journey – Steph LaMassa (Space Telescope Science Institute)

Our Colorful Universe: Translating Cosmic Light – Joe DePasquale (Space Telescope Science Institute)

Science Highlights from the First 20 Years of the Chandra X-ray Observatory – Brian Williams (NASA Goddard Space Flight Center)

Following the talks, join us on the rooftop bar for skygazing through telescopes (weather permitting), courtesy of Becca Ljungren and her team of astronomy educators from the Public Observatory!

We’ll have Astronomy Bingo and trivia, where you can win an AoTDC pint glasses! Additional pint glasses and AoTDC T-shirts are available for a donation. Follow us on Facebook and Twitter for updates!

Doors: 7:30 PM Show: 8:00 PM 21+