AoT C’ville #16 – via Zoom: Monday, Dec 13th

Astronomy on Tap – Charlottesville is continuing our virtual events on Monday, December 13th from 7-9 pm Eastern Time via Zoom. Registration is free and open to anyone around the world and you can register at For up to date information, check out our Facebook event page.

We’ll have exciting talks by UVA Prof. Ed Murphy on Astronomical Explanations for the Star of Bethlehem and UVA graduate student Daniel Lin on the formation of planets in new solar systems.

We’ll also have our usual astronomy-themed trivia and prizes targeted at all ages and experience levels!

Schedule (all times eastern):
7:00: Welcome!
7:10: Ed Murphy (Professor – University of Virginia) – Astronomical Explanations for the Star of Bethlehem
7:50: Astronomy Trivia with Matt Pryal
8:05: Daniel Lin (Grad Student – University of Virginia) – Preparing the Cradle for Baby Planets:
Dust Evolution in Protoplanetary Disks
8:35: Trivia Wrap-up, Prizes, and Goodbye

We hope to see you there!