Astronomy Lecture Series
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The Carnegie Observatories is proud to partner with The Huntington Library, Art Collections, and Botanical Gardens for the 17th season of the Carnegie Astronomy Lecture Series. The season includes four talks by Carnegie astronomers from the Observatories and from our one of sister departments on the East Coast. The Lectures are designed to share the excitement of current astronomical research with science enthusiasts from the general public. Please join us for the 2019 series in this beautiful venue.

Doors open at 6:30 p.m. Lecture will be preceded by a brief musical performance by students from The Colburn School. Lecture will start promptly at 7:30 p.m. Light refreshments will be available. Directions are available here.

STARTING IN 2019, OVERFLOW SEATING WITH A LIVE LECTURE FEED WILL BE AVAILABLE ON THE PREMISES. AUDITORUM SEATING WILL BE FIRST COME, FIRST SERVED.  

 

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Astronomy Lecture Series
Monday, March 18, 2019 - 7:00pm
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