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Albany Area Amateur Astronomers Montly Meeting

September 15, 2011 @ 12:00 am

Held at the Schenectady Museum & Suits-Bueche Planetarium, 15 Nott Terrace Heights, Schenectady, NY 12308. Free and open to all.
Retired Professor of Physics George Tucker on "Keeping Namibian Skies Dark (The Proposed NamibRand Dark Sky Reserve)."

Dr. Tucker has spent time under the exceptionally dark skies in Namibia in southern Africa. He will share some of the astrophotographs he took in Namibia, talk about a proposal to preserve this dark sky resource, and share his visits to the Southern Africa Large Telescope (SALT) and to Cape Town Observatory.

Details

Date:
September 15, 2011
Time:
12:00 am
Event Category:

Venue

USA – New York
NY United States
Phone:
518-947-9451

Organizer

Alan French
Phone:
518 374-8460
Email:
adfrench@nycap.rr.com
Website:
http://www.dudleyobservatory.org/AAAA/Meetings.html