2018 Shows and Events
An artist's impression of gravitational waves generated by binary neutron stars.
Followed by ‘The Sky Tonight’ on the Spitz projector.
Presenter Steve Kocsis, has taught astronomy at UAS.
The Moon - Our Nearest Neighbor
Presentation by Steve Kocsis
- The definition of a moon
- Composition of the moon (not cheese)
- Find out about the "dark' side of moon.
- Moon exploration
- Lunar and solar eclipses
Stephen Hawking's Science
Part of Juneau Jazz and Classics
Table at this free family event.
Five meetings May - August
Total Solar Eclipse Humor
Steve Kocsis, who has taught astronomy at UAS, will briefly explain how and why total solar eclipses occur and play a video of the 2017 total solar eclipse. Cristina will then share her humorous view of total solar eclipses, some of which are from the four total solar eclipses she has witnessed.
Our Growing Universe
A presentation about the expansion of the universe and how we know it's happening. Includes discussion on the Big Bang, Edwin Hubble, dark energy, and the oldest light in the universe.
Given by Sarah Graber. a TMHS grad, currently pursuing a bachelor's in astrophysics at Columbia University in New York.
Dave will have a telescope set up on a tripod and mount with a camera, so small children must be watched by their parents so they don't touch the equipment. David is a local amateur astronomer who specializes in astro imaging.
The Big Dipper: Facts and Fun
The Sands of Time
Astronauts Celebrate Chrismas
Learn how real and fictional astronauts celebrate Christmas.
Community Group Presentations
School Group Presentations
- UAS Celestial Navigation Class