Live Event: A Supermoon Viewing Party

November 20, 2017 - Supermoon

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David Kipping, an partner highbrow of astronomy during Columbia University, is one of a hosts for a Times Insider eventuality on Dec. 3.

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If your calendar is synced with The New York Times’s Space Calendar, afterwards you’ve circled Sunday, Dec. 3, as this year’s usually supermoon.

What is a supermoon? What creates a moon unique? And how are technologies facilitating a find of moons in other solar systems? Explore these questions with dual New York Times journalists, Columbia University’s heading astronomers, and a former wanderer during a multisensory jubilee of space on Sunday, Dec. 3, commencement during 4:30 p.m.

First, join a scholarship contributor Nicholas St. Fleur and a Columbia University astronomer and highbrow David Kipping to try a moon’s bizarre beginning, a elaborating attribute with it (and a attribute with life itself) and a stability hunt to find new moons in visitor systems.

Then see a supermoon for yourself from one of New York City’s best vantage points, done permitted exclusively for a celebration. Telescopes will be supposing so participants can perspective a moon, while Columbia University’s earlier astronomy faculty, led by Professor David Helfand, guides attendees by a experience. Michael Massimino, a former wanderer and stream engineering professor, will share his possess images from his spaceflights.

When: Sunday, Dec. 3, from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m.
Where: Faculty House, 64 Morningside Drive (enter on 116th Street between Amsterdam and Morningside Drive), New York, N.Y. 10027

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