Kepler: The Quest for Earth

March 02, 2012: Kepler: The Quest for Earth

Novice Meeting: 6:30PM
Novice Meeting Topic: 
Using Your Finder
Novice Meeting Speaker: 
Bill Flanagan
General Meeting: 7:15PM
General Meeting Topic: 
Kepler: The Quest for Earth
General Meeting Speaker: 
Dr. Aaron Clevenson
About the General Meeting Presentation

Join Dr. Aaron Clevenson for a look at the Kepler Mission. We will talk about the details of the mission and discuss some of the milestones it has achieved. Kepler is the observatory that is looking in the vicinity of Cygnus in an attempt to identify Earth-like planets orbiting other stars.

Dr. Aaron Clevenson is a member of the North Houston Astronomy Club. He is also an Astronomy Professor at Lone Star College, Montgomery. He is a National Observing Program Coordinator for the Astronomical League, and is the coordinator for the Constellation Hunter, Solar System, Galileo, and Carbon Stars Observing Programs. He will also be coordinator for the new for next year Special Observing Program: Planetary Transits.

Parking and Directions (View Map)

Meetings are held at the Trini Mendenhall Community Center, which is located at 1414 Wirt Rd, Houson, TX 77055.

PARKING INFORMATION: Free parking in the lot in front of the TMCC.

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