Night Sky Course – Astro Tour tonight … GO call

Calling it a  GO for tonight to try to do some observing .

  • Tonight: 8:15 PM  Monday April 28 – Meet at the Mill of Kintail Visitor Center

If reasonably clear we will continue observing the objects we discussed last lecture:  http://millstonenews.com/2014/03/early-spring-night-sky-observing.html.

Of interest: Cosmos Series Episode 8: Sisters of the Sun – which reviews the same material we did:   http://www.ibtimes.com/cosmos-episode-8-preview-female-astronomers-shine-sisters-sun-video-1576908

Neil deGrasse Tyson  of cosmos:  http://www.cosmosontv.com/

… toasts our ladies of the heavens:

  • Annie Jump Canon
  • Henrietta Leavitt Swan
  • Cecilia Payne .

We reviewed  the scientific discoveries of the first two scientists …