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Jun 27 @ 2:30 pm – 3:30 pm Domenici Hall 102
The Orbital and Planetary Phase Variations of Jupiter-Sized Planets: Characterizing Present and Future Giants Laura Mayorga, NMSU It is commonly said that exoplanet science is 100 years behind planetary science. While we may be able...
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Jul 3 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
The Vulture Survey of MgII and CIV Absorbers: Feasting on the Bones of Spectra Left to Die Nigel Mathes, NMSU Abstract: We present detailed measurements of the absorption properties and redshift evolution of MgII and...
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Sep 1 @ 3:15 pm – 4:15 pm BX102
A Faint Flux-Limited LAE Sample at z = 0.3 Isak Wold, UT Austin Observational surveys of Lya emitters (LAEs) have proven to be an efficient method to identify and study large numbers of galaxies over...
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Sep 8 @ 3:15 pm – 4:15 pm BX102
The Magnetic Mid-life Crisis of the Sun Dr. Travis Metcalfe, Space Sciences Institute After decades of effort, the solar activity cycle is exceptionally well characterized but it remains poorly understood. Pioneering work at the Mount...
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Sep 15 @ 3:15 pm – 4:15 pm BX102
Long duration solar gamma ray flares Lisa Winter, LANL Long duration solar gamma ray flares (LDGRFs) present a challenge to models of solar flares. While the gamma ray emission initially was thought to be the...
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Sep 20 @ 3:00 pm – 4:15 pm Business College 103
Asteroseismology of Red Giants: The Detailed Modeling of Red Giants in Eclipsing Binary Systems Jean McKeever, NMSU Asteroseismology is an invaluable tool that allows one to peer into the inside of a star and know...
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Sep 29 @ 8:00 pm – 9:00 pm Campus Observatory
Welcome to the first open house of the 2017 Fall Semester. Your hosts will be: James McAteer, Jodi Berdis, Carlos Vargas, and Julie Imig. The (September) Autumnal Equinox. September Night Sky Chart.Share this:TweetPrint
Oct 5 @ 1:30 pm – 2:30 pm AY 119
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Oct 12 @ 1:30 pm – 2:30 pm AY 119
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Oct 13 @ 3:15 pm – 4:15 pm BX102
Colloquium Title Kyoung-Soo Lee, Purdue University Abstract textShare this:TweetPrint
Oct 19 @ 1:30 pm – 2:30 pm AY 119
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Oct 20 @ 3:15 pm – 4:15 pm BX102
Breaking the Self-Similarity of Galaxy Formation: A Circumgalactic Medium Perspective Benjamin Oppenheimer, University of Colorado Boulder If you could see a dark matter halo directly without knowing the scale, you probably could not distinguish a...
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Oct 26 @ 1:30 pm – 2:30 pm AY 119
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Oct 27 @ 8:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Your hosts for the October Open House at the Campus Observatory are Kristian Finlator, Sten Hasselquist, Rachel Marra, and Aleczander Herczeg. The Calendar of Astronomical Events for October 2017 October Night Sky Chart.Share this:TweetPrint
Nov 2 @ 1:30 pm – 2:30 pm AY 119
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Nov 9 @ 1:30 pm – 2:30 pm AY 119
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Nov 10 @ 3:15 pm – 4:15 pm BX102
Science with the James Webb Space Telescope Jane Rigby, NASA/GSFC NASA’s James Webb Space Telescope (JWST) will have revolutionary capabilities and sensitivity for imaging and spectroscopy from 0.7 to 28 micron.  JWST should make major...
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Nov 16 @ 1:30 pm – 2:30 pm AY 119
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Nov 17 @ 3:15 pm – 4:15 pm BX102
The statistical study of solar dimmings and their eruptive counterparts Larisza Krista, Cu/CIRES, NOAA/NCEI Results are presented from analyzing the physical and morphological properties of 154 dimmings (transient coronal holes) and the associated flares and...
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Nov 17 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Your hosts for the November Campus Observatory Open House are Chris Churchill, Sean Sellers, Sam Schonfeld, and Sarah Kovac.   The Calendar of Astronomical Events for November 2017 November Night Sky Chart.Share this:TweetPrint
Nov 23 @ 1:30 pm – 2:30 pm AY 119
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Nov 30 @ 1:30 pm – 2:30 pm AY 119
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Dec 1 @ 3:15 pm – 4:15 pm BX102
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Dec 7 @ 1:30 pm – 2:30 pm AY 119
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Dec 8 @ 3:15 pm – 4:15 pm BX102
SDO, the Sun, the Universe Dean Pesnell, NASA / GSFC ABSTRACT: The Sun is our best example for how stars evolve and behave. It is the only star whose surface is well-resolved in time and...
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Dec 8 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Your hosts for the December Campus Observatory Open House are Anatoly Klypin, Gordon MacDonald, Xander Thelen, and Minje Beom.   The Winter Solstice December Night Sky Chart.Share this:TweetPrint
Dec 14 @ 1:30 pm – 2:30 pm AY 119
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Jan 24 @ 2:30 pm – 3:30 pm Science Hall, Room 110
Characterizing the oscillatory response of the chromosphere during solar flares Laurel Farris; NMSU Astronomy Department Quasi-periodic pulsations (QPPs) are observed in the emission of solar flares over a wide range of wavelengths, particularly in the radio...
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Jan 26 @ 3:15 pm – 4:15 pm BX102
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Jan 26 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Your hosts for the January 2018 Campus Observatory Open House are Rene Walterbos, Jeremy Emmett, and Caitlin Doughty.Share this:TweetPrint