Mt. Tamalpais State Park
Explore the Wonders of the Universe
2013 ASTRONOMY PROGRAMS
our 25th season on the mountain
|April 13 8:30pm||
Dr. Robert A. Rohde, Berkeley Earth Surface Temperature
“Understanding the Climate Change of the Last 250 Years”
|May 11 8:30pm||
Dr. Jim Luebke, Deep Space Industries
"Deep Space Industries”
|June 15 8:30pm||
Dr. Alex Filippenko, UC Berkeley Department of Astronomy
“Dark Energy and the Runaway Universe”
|July 13 8:30pm||
Dr. Natalie Batalha, NASA-Ames Research Center
“Beyond the Cradle: Kepler's Search for New Worlds”
|August 10 8:30pm||
Dr. Ken Croswell, Astromomer and auther
“The Lives of Stars”
|Sept 7 7:30pm||
Dr. Pascal Lee, Mars Institute
“From Earth to Mars”
The first human mission to Mars will be humanity’s greatest undertaking in space exploration in the 21st century. As with all expeditions, its success will depend on planning and first steps towards the journey are already under way.
|Oct 12 7:00pm||
Dr. Frank Marchis, SETI Institute
"Near Earth Asteroids: Friends or Foes?”
Immediately following each month's lecture, the audience is invited to remain in the Mountain Theater for a brief Night Sky Tour by the Urban Astronomer, highlighting the prominent constellations, stars and planets visible in the night time sky, before enjoying the observing session (starparty) conducted by the San Francisco Amateur Astronomers in the Rock Springs parking lot.
To print the 2013 schedule click here.
For 2012 schedule click here.
For 2011 schedule click here.
For 2010 schedule click here.
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