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NC Astronomers Meets
At the Madelyn Helling Library
Community Room
980 Helling Way
Nevada City, CA 95959

  Oct 1st
  1st Wednesday
  7pm - 9pm

Understanding the Universe
DVD Series
by Professor Alex Filippenko

On the Shoulders of Giants
Lecture 16

Newton Realized that Earth's gravity pulling on the Moon was the force keeping it in orbit. Building on the works of Kepler and Galileo, Newton revolutionized astronomy with his law of universal gravitation and laws of motion.

Evolution of Galaxies
Lecture 74

How do galaxies form and evolve over time.

 
  Nov 5th
  1st Wednesday
  7pm - 9pm

Nebulae: Star Nurseries, Playgrounds and Graveyards
by Dr. Gary Palmer

In the summer and fall of 2013, Gary set out with his f/7 refractor, DSLR camera, and tracking mount to image a nebula or two. As the project progressed, he discovered that each nebula is a neighborhood with it's own story. Gary will show us where to find these nebulae and talk about the mischief that goes on in the neighborhoods of emission, reflection and planetary Nebula.

Trifid

M20 - Trifid Nebula

 
Dec 3rd 1st Wednesday  7pm - 9pm  To be announced
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