Join us for a tour of the solar system narrated by the Fleet’s resident astronomer. Journey through the cosmos with us as we explore a new topic each month.
This will be a zoom webinar presentation, which will allow for audience engagement through Q&A. The link to the zoom session will be shared with all registered participants. Spots are limited.
May 6, 2020: Magnetic Fields in the Cosmos
The Earth is not the only celestial object with a magnetic field. Magnetic fields can be found on some other planets and moons. Our sun has a magnetic field, which leads to a phenomenon known as space weather. And the strongest magnetic fields in the universe are found in the remnants of dead stars. Tonight, we will learn more about magnetic fields in the cosmos.
Time: 7 to 8 p.m.
June 2020: Moons of the Solar System
Planets might get most of the attention, but the moons of our solar system show an amazing variety of environments. Active volcanoes, methane seas, surfaces of water ice… join us to learn more about the amazing moons of our solar system.
July 2020: Mars: Fact & Fiction
Planets might get most of the attention, but the moons of our solar system show an amazing variety of environments. Active volcanoes, methane seas, surfaces of water ice… join us to learn The Red Planet has long captured our imaginations. The world has been explored in books, movies and comics, and dozens of spacecraft, such as orbiters, landers, and rovers, have been explored Mars and returned volumes of data. Let’s spend an evening learning about Mars in fact and in fiction.
May 6, 2020
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
The first Wednesday of every month.
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