Saturday, July 1, 2017, 8:30 pm: Mt. Tam Astronomy Night - Heavenly Vision: Galileo's Telescopes and Observations - Hosted by Friends of Mt. Tam
Mt. Tam Astronomy Night - Heavenly Vision: Galileo's Telescopes and Observations - Hosted by Friends of Mt. Tam
Featuring: Alan Agrawal, Mount Diablo Astronomical Society
Host: Friends of Mt. Tam
Galileo Galilei developed a new method for reliably comprehending the world around us and, accordingly, has been called the father of modern science. We will learn how Galileo’s celestial observations dramatically changed our understanding of the universe and our place in it.
Meeting Location: Parking is free but limited at the Rock Spring parking lot. Please try to carpool. Directions here. The amphitheater is a short walk from the parking lot. Dress warmly, and bring blankets, cushions and a flashlight. along with food and beverage of your choice. Astronomy programs are held monthly from April through October. More program information.