Join us in celebrating the first Dark Skies Speakers Series of 2019 with: “Astronomy Dreams: Eureka Moments, Lessons Learned, & Shared Musings” by Jerry Persall.
Who: Jerry Persall has a graduate certificate in Astronomy from the Swinburne University of Technology in Melbourne, Australia. Additionally, Jerry is a past president of the Howard Astronomical League in Columbia, MD and has also served as the executive director of the Gould Observatory in Gleneig, Maryland. Jerry has also authored a number of astronomy research papers ranging from the sequencing of galaxies via the Hubble Telescope to exploring the reasons behind why the stars of Orion look so different from each other. Jerry’s astronomy acclomplishments include Astronomical League certificates in Double Stars, Lunar Observaing, and Northern Constellations, to name a few.
When: Friday, March 8, 4:30pm to 6pm
Where: Cliff Lanes Community Room located at 25 Main St Westcliffe, CO.
Cost: This FREE event is open to the public and is geared for new and experienced stargazers of all ages.
This event is presented by Dark Skies of the Wet Mountain Valley Speakers Series.