A Short History of Astronomy (Live-streamed Astronomy Talk)Fri, Jun 11, 2021
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
The comfort of your own home!
Audience: General Audience
Get a quick history lesson on the field of astronomy at this live-streamed presentation from amateur astronomer Jeremy Best! He will cover the basic history of astronomy and observations, ending with a quick overview of some of the tools and most importantly, the observations, that can be made from our amazing location here in Northern New Mexico.
Jeremy is an amateur astronomer, astrophotographer, and volunteer with the Pajarito Astronomers, where he serves as the Secretary and Treasurer. He volunteers as the President of Barranca Mesa Pool Association, is a French Horn performer with the Los Alamos Community Winds, and is a Mentor for Horses for Heroes in Santa Fe. Jeremy is also a retired Marine Officer and current Program Manager at Los Alamos National Laboratory, with a very supportive wife, Jennifer, and two enthusiastic children, Alexander and Adelynne.
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Register now through PEEC's website! You will receive an email with a link to join the broadcast. We will be using the online platform called Zoom. You don't need to create an account, but you will need the free Zoom app (click here to download). The Zoom invitation will provide simple instructions for downloading the app and joining the live-stream.