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Skokie Valley Astronomers—Events

2017 Events

Date Event

Friday
September 15
8 PM
Enrico Fermi: Architect of the Atomic Age
Gino Segre & Bettina Hoerlin
(A presentation of the most famous scientist to come from Italy since Galileo!)
Fermilab, Ramsey Auditorium
Kirk Road and Pine Street, Batavia IL 60510-5011
Tickets: $7
http://events.fnal.gov/arts-lecture-series/events/event/enrico-fermi-architect-of-the-atomic-age/

Thursday–Sunday
September 21–24
2017 Bootleg Fall Star Party
(Observing, featured speakers, swap fest, more!)
Green River Conservation Area
Harmon, IL
http://www.bootlegastronomy.com/

Thursday–Saturday
September 21–23
Illinois Dark Skies Star Party
(The Sangamon Astronomical Society will host their annual star party: observing, dark skies, great facilities, fantastic food.)
Jim Edgar Panther Creek State Fish & Wildlife Area
Registration required, cost
http://sas-sky.org/2017-idssp/

Saturday
September 23
10 AM–4 PM
Community Open House
(Activities, bison, and behind-the-scenes access!)
Fermilab
Kirk Road and Pine Street, Batavia IL 60510-5011
Free
http://50.fnal.gov/openhouse/

Thursday
October 5
7 PM
Mysteries of the Cosmos: Beyond the Observable Universe
Jim Kovac
(The observations and theories developed to push back the boundaries of the unknown!)
Glenside Public Library District
25 E Fullerton Ave, Glendale Heights, IL 60139
Registration required
http://www.glensidepld.org/

Friday
October 27
8 PM
Mars 2020 and the Importance of Planetary Protection
Dr Moogega Cooper
(NASA's Mars 2020 rover mission will help set the stage for future human exploration of Mars.)
Fermilab, Ramsey Auditorium
Kirk Road and Pine Street, Batavia IL 60510-5011
Tickets: $7
http://events.fnal.gov/arts-lecture-series/events/event/mars-2020-dr-moogega-cooper/


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