“Exoplanets: hidden in the light”
Ben Placek, Ph.D., Instructor of Physics Schenectady County Community College
How do we make use of minute details in starlight to determine the presence and even characteristics of planets around other stars, or exoplanets? We’ll review notable discoveries from the Kepler Space Telescope and expectations for future space-based telescopes.
Monthly Astronomy Talks & Dark Sky Star Viewing, Delanson, New York, Fridays in 2015
Family friendly. Programs will be held rain or shine.
Amateur astronomers and families are invited to bring binoculars or telescopes.
Free Admission – $5 donation graciously accepted