Monthly HAS Meeting: The Great Moons of the Outer Solar System

January 09, 2015: Monthly HAS Meeting: The Great Moons of the Outer Solar System

Novice Meeting: 6:30PM
Novice Meeting Topic: 
Jupiter and the Winter Sky
Novice Meeting Speaker: 
Debbie Moran, HAS Novice Chair
General Meeting: 7:15PM
General Meeting Topic: 
The Great Moons of the Outer Solar System, Parts II & III
General Meeting Speaker: 
Justin McCollum, MS Physics, Professor Comet
About the General Meeting Presentation

This is a continuation on the topic of Astrogeology and Geological Sciences on the major satellites that orbit the Gas and Icy Giant planets that reside within the outer solar system. Last month's discussion was focused solely on the latest scientific theories and discoveries on the Galilean Satellites (Io, Europa, Ganymede, and Callisto) that orbit continuously the planet Jupiter. This coming talk will be a final continuation on the topic starting with the seven major moons of Saturn (Part II) along with a short overview of the major moons of Uranus (six in all) along with Triton & Proteus, the two major moons of Neptune.

The talk is limited to the moons of what we now refer to as the Classical Planets.

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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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