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Kalamazoo Astronomical Society General Meeting


Kalamazoo Astronomical Society General Meeting

Kalamazoo Astronomical Society General Meeting Looking Up Since 1936 PUBLIC SERVICE ANNOUNCEMENT Date: Friday, February 4, 2022 7:00 – 9:10 p.m. Location: Held Online via Zoom—see information below From: Joe Comiskey /  269-532-6965 (Please do not publish)  _________________________________________ The Sun and Solar Eclipses presented by  Prof. Jay M. Pasachoff Solar eclipses are the most spectacular celestial phenomena in which we on Earth can participate. Please join us for this very special general meeting when internationally renowned astronomer Jay Pasachoff, a veteran of 73 solar eclipses, will describe how the outer part of the Sun shines and how his studies of eclipses all over the world have helped our understanding of our nearest star. Pasachoff will also prepare us for the 2023 and 2024 annular and solar eclipses, visible as partial from Kalamazoo. About the Speaker: Jay Pasachoff is the Field Memorial Professor of Astronomy at Williams College in Massachusetts and an authority on solar phenomena. He chairs the International Astronomical Union’s Working Group on Eclipses and has received the Education Prize of the American Astronomical Society and the Janssen Prize of the Société Astronomique de France. Prof. Pasachoff is also the author of widely used textbooks in astronomy from high school and college levels. Learn more on his website, Solar Corona. _________________________________________________________________________ To Register: Held Online via Zoom. Zoom meeting information is obtained as follows: Go to  Click on the “Activities” Tab on the top left Click on “Schedule of Events” Scroll down to the event and click on “Click here to Register… For more information please visit our website:  You can also follow the KAS on Twitter and/or Facebook. Admission is FREE!

Online Live
07:00 PM - 09:30 PM on Fri, 4 Feb 2022

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Kalamazoo Astronomical Society
(269) 532-6965

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Online Live

(269) 345-2661