UM Observatory Open House Calendar : 01-Jan-2018 to 31-May-2018

All Astronomy Observatory Public Open House are held at the Astronomy Observatory, Metzerott Road, College Park, MD
Date: Friday, 05-Jan-2018
Time: 8:00 pm
Location: Astronomy Observatory, Metzerott Road, College Park, MD
Speaker: Elizabeth Warner
Title: 2018 Observing Highlights
Date: Saturday, 13-Jan-2018
Time: 7:30 pm
Location: Astronomy Observatory, Metzerott Road, College Park, MD
Speaker: Dean Howarth and Rachel O'Connell
Title: An Evening With Isaac Newton
Date: Saturday, 20-Jan-2018
Time: 8:00 pm
Location: Astronomy Observatory, Metzerott Road, College Park, MD
Speaker: Dr. Mike Corcoran
Title: How massive can stars be?
Date: Wednesday, 31-Jan-2018
Time: 6:00-9:00 pm
Location: Astronomy Observatory, Metzerott Road, College Park, MD
Speaker: New Telescope Owners Nights
Title: Learn how to use your new telescope!
Date: Saturday, 03-Feb-2018
Time: 6:00-9:00 pm
Location: Astronomy Observatory, Metzerott Road, College Park, MD
Speaker: New Telescope Owners Nights
Title: Learn how to use your new telescope!
Date: Monday, 05-Feb-2018
Time: 8:00 pm
Location: Astronomy Observatory, Metzerott Road, College Park, MD
Speaker: Dr. Suvi Gezari
Title: Watching the Explosive Universe in Action
Date: Saturday, 10-Feb-2018
Time: 7:30 pm
Location: Astronomy Observatory, Metzerott Road, College Park, MD
Speaker: Brett Denevi (JHU/APL)
Title: The New Moon
Date: Tuesday, 20-Feb-2018
Time: 8:00 pm
Location: Astronomy Observatory, Metzerott Road, College Park, MD
Speaker: Alice Allen
Title: Daytime Sky Phenomena
Date: Monday, 05-Mar-2018
Time: 8:00 pm
Location: Astronomy Observatory, Metzerott Road, College Park, MD
Speaker: Dr. Jessica Sunshine
Title: Recyling Crustal Bits on Earth and Europa
Date: Saturday, 10-Mar-2018
Time: 7:30 pm
Location: Astronomy Observatory, Metzerott Road, College Park, MD
Speaker: Ludmilla Kolokolova (UMD)
Title: Why Send Spacecraft to Comets?
Date: Tuesday, 20-Mar-2018
Time: 8:00 pm
Location: Astronomy Observatory, Metzerott Road, College Park, MD
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Date: Thursday, 05-Apr-2018
Time: 8:00 pm
Location: Astronomy Observatory, Metzerott Road, College Park, MD
Speaker: Dr. Dennis Bodewits
Title: Solar System Science with the Zwicky Transient Facility All-sky Survey
Date: Saturday, 14-Apr-2018
Time: 7:30 pm
Location: Astronomy Observatory, Metzerott Road, College Park, MD
Speaker: Jonathan Gagné(Carnegie DTM)
Title: Planets Without Stars
Date: Friday, 20-Apr-2018
Time: 8:00 pm
Location: Astronomy Observatory, Metzerott Road, College Park, MD
Speaker: Dr. Kathleen Mandt
Title: The Rosetta Mission to Orbit and Land on a Comet
Date: Saturday, 05-May-2018
Time: 9:00 pm
Location: Astronomy Observatory, Metzerott Road, College Park
Speaker: (Dr. M Hayes-Gehrke) & ASTR315 students
Title: Asteroid Rotation Period Results from ASTR 315 Student Research
Date: Saturday, 12-May-2018
Time: 7:30 pm
Location: Astronomy Observatory, Metzerott Road, College Park, MD
Speaker: Brian Morsony (UMd)
Title: Relativistic Jets Stir Things Up
Date: Sunday, 20-May-2018
Time: 9:00 pm
Location: Astronomy Observatory, Metzerott Road, College Park
Speaker: Sean Terry
Title: Preparing for the WFIRST Microlensing Mission: Galactic Bulge Stellar Populations

The Observatory is open to the public on the 5th and 20th of every month. Talks begin at the scheduled time and are followed by telescope observing if weather permits. More information is at the University of Maryland Observatory web page.

Special Accommodations

We can arrange for an interpreter for various languages, including sign language. To do this we need at least 2 weeks notice. Please call (301) 405-6555 in advance. The lecture building and observatory building are wheelchair accessible, but to view through the telescopes it is necessary to climb up 2 or 3 steps on a ladder. If you feel you will need a little extra assistance to look through the telescopes, please call (301) 405-6555 at least 5 days in advance.

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