May 2014 Monthly Meeting

May 02, 2014: May 2014 Monthly Meeting

Novice Meeting: 6:30PM
Novice Meeting Topic: 
The Mauna Kea Observatory in Hawaii
Novice Meeting Speaker: 
Bill Spizzirri
General Meeting: 7:15PM
General Meeting Topic: 
The Latest Findings from the Carina Star Forming Region
General Meeting Speaker: 
Dr. Patrick Hartegan (Rice University)
About the General Meeting Presentation

Dr. Hartigan studies phenomena associated with young stars, including accretion disks, stellar jets and shock waves, and the characteristics of the young stars themselves. He uses the Hubble Space Telescope as well as ground-based telescopes, and combines these data with theoretical models to better understand how stars form in our galaxy, and to develop a picture of what conditions were like when our own solar system was born.

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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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