THE PLANETARY SOCIETY
invites you to
A tribute to Carl Sagan
in conjunction with the 30th Annual Meeting
of the Division for Planetary Sciences,
American Astronomical Society
Sunday, October 11, 1998
Monona Terrace Convention Center
One John Nolan Drive
Free Admission to Tribute
Bruce Murray, President of the Planetary Society,
will present a special tribute to Carl Sagan,
Co-founder of the Society. Following the tribute,
the Carl Sagan Medal for Public Communication by a
Planetary Scientist will be awarded by DPS to
scientist and astronomical artist, William
K.Hartmann. Dr. Hartmann will then give a lecture
entitled, Science Versus Art: Human Perceptions of
Other Worlds, at 8:00 p.m.
Sunday's program is part of a special exhibition
and lecture series, Exploring the Solar System,
that DPS is presenting in conjunction with their
annual meeting. Designed for the general public,
the series will include presentations by several
prominent planetary scientists. The series will be
open to both individuals and school groups. The
exhibit and lecture series are free of charge.
The exhibit will run October 11-16 at the Monona
Terrace Convention Center, and will be open
Sunday, 4:00-8:00 p.m.; Monday through Thursday,
9:00 a.m.-2:00 p.m. and 5:00-8:00 p.m.; and
Friday, 8:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.
Numerous lectures about planetary science are
scheduled throughout each day, October 12-16, by
speakers such as David Levy, Chris Chyba, Paul
Chodas, and David Black. A complete schedule is
available on the DPS convention website at
You may also call or email the Planetary Society
with questions or to obtain a lecture schedule.
Please call (626)793-5100 weekdays between the
hours of 9:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m. PST.