Lecture (Guest Speaker) Meetings 2016 - 2017

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Dec 9, 2016 - Dr. Stephenie Slahor, local amateur astronomer and member of ASOD will be speaking on "The Truth About  Area 51." This will be held at the Portola Community Center, 45-480 Portola Ave., Palm Desert, 92260.  Doors open at 6:30 pm for refreshments and the talk begins at 7:00 pm.

 

Jan 13, 2017 -  Bob Victor, author of the Abrams Planetarium  "SKY CALENDAR,"  will be speaking on  "What's Up for 2017?"  This will be held at the Portola Community Center, 45-480 Portola Ave., Palm Desert, 92260.  Doors open at 6:30 pm for refreshments and the talk begins at 7:00 pm.

 

February 10, 2017  - Dennis Mammana is author of six books on astronomy and the “Stargazer” nationally syndicated newspaper column. He has held planetarium positions at the Smithsonian Institute and San Diego’s Reuben H. Fleet Science Center. The topic of his talk is "The Great American Total Solar Eclipse."  If your bucket list includes a total solar eclipse...well, get ready.  Our next is only months away, when the moon's shadow will sweep across the continental U.S. for the first time in nearly four decades.  Learn the fine details of the eclipse, the best places to experience it, and why you must absolutely not miss this stunning one-in-a lifetime celestial event!  This will be held at the Portola Community Center, 45-480 Portola Ave., Palm Desert, 92260.  Doors open at 6:30 pm for refreshments  and the talk begins at 7:00 pm.

 

 

 

 

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