AoT C’ville #6 @ Champion Brewing – Oct 7th, 2019

Come join us for our next Astronomy on Tap event at Champion Brewing Company on October 7th at 6:30pm. We will have astronomy talks by professional astronomers as well as astronomy themed trivia and prizes throughout the night!

Facebook event can be found here: https://www.facebook.com/events/455693148620395/

Our theme for the night is the search for life beyond our Solar System. This event is free and open to all ages!

Since the event takes place in October, wear your favorite Astronomy themed costume to get an extra prize! If we have enough people in costume we may even do a costume contest 🙂

After the AoT talks end, Champion will be showing an astronomy themed movie starting at 8:30pm.

Speakers and Topics:
Dr. Casey Lisse (Johns Hopkins APL): The prospects for life around nearby stars and 1I/Oumuamua, The First Large Body Detected Coming From Another Solar System
Abby Waggoner (UVA): “The Origins of Us” – How Molecular clouds collapse and form planets!

AoT C’ville #5 @ Champion Brewing – Aug 5th, 2019

Our next Astronomy on Tap event will take place Monday, August 5th at Champion Brewing starting at 6:30pm and continuing until 8:30pm! Our theme this month is all about the Chandra X-ray Telescope and celebrating its 20 years since launch!

We will have three Astronomy talks by professional Astronomers and Chandra themed prizes and trivia all throughout the night! After AoT ends, join Champion Brewing for an Astronomy themed movie. It’s sure to be a great night!

Speakers and Topics:
Craig Sarazin – The History of Chandra
Bri Mills – X-ray Light Echoes
Ilse Cleeves – Chandra/ALMA Observations of Young Flaring Stars

Our Facebook event page can be found here: https://www.facebook.com/events/377503473167751/