archive: SETI HSO lecture on exoplanets May 20.

SETI HSO lecture on exoplanets May 20.

Larry Klaes ( )
Fri, 14 May 1999 08:02:22 -0400

Monthly Observatory Nights

The Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics in Cambridge
sponsors free programs for the general public on the third
Thursday of every month throughout the year.

The "Observatory Nights" feature a nontechnical lecture and
telescopic observing from the observatory roof if weather

The lectures are intended for high school age and older
audiences but children are also welcome. Seating is limited
and available on a first-come, first-served basis. Doors open
at 7:30 pm and programs begin at 8:00 pm. Parking is available.

Spring 1999

May 20:

"Planets Orbiting Other Stars"

Robert Noyes, Center for Astrophysics

Observatory Night programs are held in the Phillips Auditorium
of the Center for Astrophysics at 60 Garden Street, Cambridge,
about one mile west of Harvard Square. Entrance to the
auditorium is at the west of the Center complex, near the
Madison Street entrance and large parking lot.

The Center also can be easily reached by public transportation.
>From the Harvard MBTA Station (Red Line), take any bus or
trackless trolley going west on Concord Avenue (Park Circle
and Belmont buses, Huron Avenue trolleys) and get off at
"Observatory Hill."

For more information, including accessibility, call the
Public Affairs Office, (617) 495-7461, or send e-mail to:

(Please make request for sign-language interpretation at least
two weeks prior to the event.)

For weekly recorded astronomy information, telephone:

(617) 496-STAR or select here:

Also see this diagram and related info on Upsilon Andromedae: