If you are searching for an early-morning astronomy repair tomorrow (April 23), the Astronomical League of the Philippines (ALP) has you lined.
The ALP is internet hosting a webinar by famend astronomer Jay Pasachoff of Williams College, who will talk about his expedition to Antarctica to watch the total solar eclipse of Dec. 4, 2021. The occasion will start tomorrow at 8 a.m. EDT (1200 GMT), and you’ll watch it at no cost; you simply have to register here.
Pasachoff’s presentation is the primary of 4 deliberate within the ALP’s new Astronomy Experts Speaker Series. Next Saturday (April 30), Zolt Levay will give a chat referred to as “Visualizing Hubble’s Colorful Universe.” The now-retired Levay as soon as served because the principal science visuals developer within the Office of Public Outreach on the Space Telescope Science Institute in Baltimore, which conducts and coordinates the science operations for the Hubble Space Telescope.
Then, on May 7, comes a webinar by Space.com skywatching columnist Joe Rao referred to as “A Night of Shooting Stars.”
“In this presentation, Joe will explain the reasons why late on the night of May 30th, you may see more shooting stars than you’ve seen in your entire life!” the ALP’s description of Rao’s talk reads.
Eclipse knowledgeable and retired NASA astrophysicist Fred Espenak is up subsequent on May 29, with a chat referred to as “Predicting and Chasing Solar Eclipses.”
The APL goals to assist develop and advance the sphere of astronomy within the Philippines. You can be taught extra concerning the group and the brand new speaker sequence here.
Mike Wall is the creator of “Out There” (Grand Central Publishing, 2018; illustrated by Karl Tate), a e book concerning the seek for alien life. Follow him on Twitter @michaeldwall. Follow us on Twitter @Spacedotcom or on Facebook.