UACNJ Saturday Speaker Program - 2018

Date
Topic
Speaker
4/7/18What's Up in the April Sky?Lonny Buinis, RVCC
4/14/18Stories of the SkyJason Kendall, WPU
4/21/18Ham Radio and the 2017 Total Solar EclipseNathaniel Frissell, NJIT
4/28/18'Oumuamua: The First Known Interstellar AsteroidDale Gary, NJIT
5/5/18What's Up in the May Sky?Lonny Buinis, RVCC
5/12/18A Cruise Through SpaceKarl Hricko, AAI & NWJAA
5/19/18Astronomy for BeginnersKen Taylor, NWJAA
5/26/18The Life and Legacy of Charles MessierBill Murray, AAAP
6/2/18What's Up in the June Sky?Lonny Buinis, RVCC
6/9/18Eclipses, Transits, and OccultationsGregg Waldron, NWJAA
6/16/18Backyard AstronomyPaul Wojcik, NWJAA
6/23/18The First Three Minutes of the Big BangJason Kendall, WPU
6/30/18Photographing Dark Sky and Urban LandscapesStan Honda, AAA
7/7/18What's Up in the July Sky?Lonny Buinis, RVCC
7/14/18Ancient Astronomy (Aliens not included)Sean Post, NWJAA
7/21/18The Life (and Death) of StarsWalt Windish, NJAG & RAC
7/28/18Looking for Another EarthKarl Hricko, AAI & NWJAA
8/4/18What's Up in the August Sky?Lonny Buinis, RVCC
8/11/18Meteor ShowersTony Fadoul, AAA
8/18/18You've got a telescope! Now what?Paul Fischer, NWJAA
8/25/18Family Field Day - details coming soon
9/1/18What's Up in the September Sky?Lonny Buinis, RVCC
9/8/18ExoplanetsMary Lou West, NJAG
9/15/18Meteorites and the Formation of the EarthMark Zdziarski, NJAG
9/22/18Astronomy for BeginnersKen Taylor, NWJAA
9/29/18Northern LightsGregg Waldron, NWJAA
10/6/18What's Up in the October Sky?Lonny Buinis, RVCC
10/13/18Some of the Strangest Objects in Our UniverseWalt Windish, NJAG & RAC
10/20/18Black Holes: the Warp and Woof of SpacetimeJason Kendall, WPU
10/27/18How to Choose Your First TelescopeBill Murray, AAAP


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Public Programs at Jenny Jump

UACNJ provides free public programs at our Observatory in Jenny Jump State Forest from April through October on Saturday evenings. An astronomy presentation begins at 8 PM in the lecture hall regardless of the weather and is followed by stargazing on the observatory's telescopes until 10:30 PM, weather permitting.
Groups are always welcome at our Saturday night programs; please contact us in advance if you wish to bring a group of more than 10 people. We suggest a donation of $50 for groups up to 25 people and an additional $2 per person over 25 with a maximum of 50 for groups on Saturday nights during the public season.
Programs on other nights can be arranged with advance notice. Please email info@uacnj.org for details. For these special programs, which require additional staffing and extra use of our facilities, we suggest a minimum donation of $75 for groups up to 25 people and an additional $3 per person over 25 with a maximum of 50 per group.

Please visit our list of Member Clubs to find out about other astronomy events, meetings and stargazing.