Public Event: July 10th – A Special Solar System Edition of Astronomy on Tap Seattle

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We’re pleased to announce with the help of the Large Synoptic Survey Telecope (LSST) Corporation’s Enabling Science Grant, the LSST Solar System Science Collaboration (SSSC) will be holding a public event as part of our 1st LSST Solar System Sprint in July.  We’ve partnered with Astronomy on Tap: Seattle and Peddler Brewing Company for a special edition of Astronomy on Tap: Seattle. This Solar System Extravaganza will be four public talks:

Location: Peddler Brewing Company, 1514 NW Leary Way Seattle, WA 98107

When: Tuesday July 10, 2018 – 8-10 pm

Cost: Free Entry

Talks:

David Trilling (Northern Arizona University): The Large Synoptic Survey Telescope: What it is and why you should care

Michael Mommert (Lowell Observatory):  It’s an asteroid. It’s a comet. It’s complicated…

Kat Volk (University of Arizona): Tales from the Outer Solar System

Andy Rivkin (Johns Hopkins University/Applied Physics Laboratory): A Crash Course in Asteroid Defense

And a special thanks to Peddler Brewing Company for opening on a special day for this event and to Brett Morris and Nicole Sanchez, Astronomy on Tap: Seattle organizers, for making this possible.

See you in Seattle!

Solar System Talks at LSST@Europe3

There were three Solar System focused science talks at the LSST@Europe 3 meeting, held earlier this month. The talks have been recorded and you can find links to them below: