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Apr 20 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm Hardman/Jacobs 225
Title:  TBD Sten Hasselquist   Share this:TweetPrint
May 13 @ 9:00 pm – 11:00 pm Tombaugh Observatory
Open to the public. Faculty member: Nancy Chanover Graduate Students: Jacob VanderVliet, Ethan Dederick, Jean McKeever  Share this:TweetPrint
Sep 9 @ 3:15 pm – 4:15 pm Biology Annex 102
Extinction mapping with LEGUS Lauren Kahre The study of star formation and galaxy evolution in nearby galaxies depends on obtaining accurate stellar photometry in those galaxies. However, dust in the galaxies hinders our ability to...
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Sep 9 @ 9:00 pm – 10:00 pm Tombaugh Observatory
The NMSU Department of Astronomy will hold an observatory open house at the NMSU campus observatory at 8 p.m.Friday, Sept. 9. Astronomy personnel on hand will be Chris Churchill and graduate assistants Xander Thelen, Trevor...
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Sep 20 @ 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm Science Hall 310
Utilizing Planetary Oscillations to Constrain the Interior Structure of the Jovian Planets Ethan Dederick Seismology has been the premier tool of study for understanding the interior structure of the Earth, the Sun, and even other stars....
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Oct 7 @ 8:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Open to the public. Faculty member: Nancy Chanover Graduate Students: Sean Markert, Sam Schonfeld, Rachel Marra   For information on sky events in October, go here: http://whatsouttonight.com/Resources/2016OctSkyWOT.pdfShare this:TweetPrint
Nov 4 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Open to the public. Faculty member: Anatoly Klypin Graduate Students: Jeremey Emmett, Laura Mayorga, Sean Sellers For information on sky events in November, go here: http://whatsouttonight.com/Resources/2016NovSkyWOT.pdf Share this:TweetPrint
Dec 9 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Open to the public. Faculty member: Moira Prescott Graduate Students: Jean McKeever, Carlos Vargas, Kathryn Steakley For information on sky events in December, go here: http://whatsouttonight.com/Resources/2016DecSkyWOT.pdf   Share this:TweetPrint
Jan 20 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Open to the public. Faculty member: Rene Walterbos Graduate Students: Nigel Mathes, Gavin Mathes, Rebecca O’ShaShare this:TweetPrint
Feb 3 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm Tombaugh Observatory
Open to the public. Faculty member: Jason Jackiewicz Graduate Students: Sten Hasselquist, Lauren Kahre, Eric UnderwoodShare this:TweetPrint
Mar 3 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Open to the public. Faculty member: Kristian Finlator Graduate Students: Gordon MacDonald, Emma Dahl, Agnar HallShare this:TweetPrint
Apr 7 @ 9:00 pm – 10:00 pm
9Open to the public. Faculty member: James McAteer Graduate students: Jodi Berdis, Caitlin Doughty, Ethan DederickShare this:TweetPrint
May 5 @ 9:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Open to the public. Faculty member: Jon Holtzman Graduate students: Laurel Farris, Drew Chojnowski   http://whatsouttonight.com/Resources/2016SepSkyWOT.pdfShare this:TweetPrint
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 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 9 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm Gerald Thomas Hall, Room 194
Preparing to Explore the Universe with the James Webb Space Telescope Dr. Jane Rigby (NASA Goddard, Deputy Project Scientist for JWST) Abstract: NASA’s James Webb Space Telescope (JWST), scheduled to be launched in 2019, will...
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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
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
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 @ 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
Feb 23 @ 3:15 pm – 4:15 pm BX102
Colloquium Title Jodi Berdis, NMSU Abstract textShare this:TweetPrint
Feb 23 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Your hosts for the February Campus Observatory Open House are Moire Prescott, Agnar Hall, David DeColibus, and Kristen Luchsinger.Share this:TweetPrint
Mar 15 @ 3:15 pm – 4:15 pm Domenici Hall 102
The Circumstellar Disks and Binary Companions of Be Stars Drew Chojnowski, NMSU Tremendous progress has been made over the past two decades toward understanding Be stars, but a number of key aspects of them remain...
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Mar 16 @ 9:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Your hosts for the March Campus Observatory Open House are Jon Holtzman, Ethan Dederick, Lauren Kahre, and Emma Dahl.Share this:TweetPrint
Apr 13 @ 3:15 pm – 4:15 pm BX102
Colloquium Title Emma Dahl, NMSU Abstract textShare this:TweetPrint
Apr 20 @ 9:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Your hosts for the April Campus Observatory Open House are Jason Jackiewicz, Kathryn Steakley, and Laurel Farris.Share this:TweetPrint
May 9 @ 2:15 pm – 3:15 pm Science Hall 107
Metal Absorption in the Circumgalactic Medium During the Epoch of Reionization Caitlin Doughty, NMSU The characteristics of metal absorption arising from the circumgalactic medium of galaxies have been demonstrated to be related to conditions in...
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May 11 @ 9:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Your hosts for the May Campus Observatory Open House are Nancy Chanover, Trevor Picard, and Drew Chojnowski.Share this:TweetPrint
Sep 14 @ 8:00 pm – 9:00 pm Tombaugh Observatory
Host: Chris Churchill. Assisted by Trevor Picard, Lauren Kahre, and Ali HyderShare this:TweetPrint
Oct 19 @ 8:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Host: James McAteer. Assisted by Laurel Farris, Kristen Luchsinger, and Matthew VarakianShare this:TweetPrint