EVAC Monthly Meeting Speaker Schedule for 2017
All monthly meetings are held on the third Friday of the month at the Southeast Regional Library in Gilbert, beginning at 7:30 PM unless noted otherwise. Monthly reminders will continue to be emailed via EVACONLINE to those subscribed.
January 20th - Dr. Steven Desch, ASU - "Physics of the Space Race."
February 17th - Craig Hardgrove from ASU who is the Manager of a cube sat launch for a lunar satellite will talk about looking for water at the Moon's poles.
March 17th - Jim Shedlowsky. Enjoy the perspective of a winter visitor on the rich astronomical traditions and opportunities in Arizona.
April 21st - Kevin Schindler. Lowell Observatory laid the seeds for tremendous growth in astronomy and space science in Arizona. Celebrate the history of the venerable Clarke telescope, and hear about the restoration of the Pluto astrograph.
May 19th - Rogier Windhorst. This ASU professor has been involved with the evolution of the Hubble Space Telescope imaging, and the development of the James Webb Telescope. Hear the latest on telescopic imaging.
June 16th - Summer Solstice Starbaque
July 21st - Michael Sori - Minor planet Ceres has provided major surprises. Our guest from the University of Arizona will discuss the latest finding on cryo-volcanism with research from the Dawn mission.
August 18th - Meeting has been cancelled due to its proximity to the August 21 solar eclipse.
September 15th - Solar Eclipse Forum.
October 27th - Dean Ketelsen U of A Mirror Lab. Meeting date moved to avoid conflict with the All Arizona Star Party on October 20 and 21.
November 17th - Robert Hobbins - ASU School of Sustainability will talk on Dark Sky Research.
December 15th -
Party - Details to follow...
Meeting Site Map
Located on the Southeast corner of N. Greenfield Road and E. Guadalupe Road in Gilbert, AZ. Just 1.5 miles South of US-60 Superstition Freeway (take Exit 185 - Greenfield Road exit South). Additional parking available in the Southeast Regional Library parking lot off Guadalupe Road.
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Pre-Meeting Dinner Map
Everyone is welcome to join us for a pre-meeting dinner at Golden Corral, beginning at 5:30 PM on meeting night. The restaurant is located at 1318 N. Cooper Rd in Gilbert, about 5 miles West-Northwest from the library.
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