Calendar

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 23 @ 12:30 pm – 1:30 pm AY 119
Vastly Improved Simulations of the Hydrogen Reionization Epoch: Too Much for One Paper?
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.
Nov 6 @ 12:30 pm – 1:30 pm AY 119
Cool Science Results
Nov 9 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm AY 119
Galaxy Evolution in High Definition Via Gravitational Lensing Dr. Jane Rigby Deputy Project Scientist for JWST, NASA Goddard Space Flight Center Abstract: In hundreds of known cases, “gravitational lenses” have deflected, distorted, and amplified images...
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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 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 13 @ 12:30 pm – 1:30 pm AY 119
Multivariate Analysis of the CGM
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.
Nov 27 @ 12:30 pm – 1:30 pm AY 119
ASTR 598 Talk
Dec 1 @ 3:15 pm – 4:15 pm BX102
Colloquium Title Colloquium Speaker Name, Affiliation Abstract text
Dec 4 @ 12:30 pm – 1:30 pm AY 119
Life at Apache Point Observatory
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.
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
Colloquium Title Colloquium Speaker Name, Affiliation Abstract text
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.
Feb 23 @ 3:15 pm – 4:15 pm BX102
Colloquium Title Jodi Berdis, NMSU Abstract text
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.
Feb 26 @ 12:30 pm – 1:30 pm AY 119
 
Mar 2 @ 3:15 pm – 4:15 pm BX102
Colloquium Title Gordon MacDonald, NMSU Abstract
Mar 5 @ 12:30 pm – 1:30 pm AY 119
 
Mar 7 @ 3:15 pm – 4:15 pm Science Hall 109
The Relationship Between Star Formation and Matter in Galaxy Halos, Carlos J. Vargas, NMSU Abstract text
Mar 9 @ 3:15 pm – 4:15 pm BX102
Multi-pronged investigations into exoplanetary magnetic fields Wilson Cauley (Arizona State University) Efforts in exoplanet characterization have led to some very precise determinations of planetary densities, compositions, and even accurate maps of active region and spot...
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Mar 12 @ 12:30 pm – 1:30 pm AY 119
Using CGM metal absorbers to look for galaxies
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.
Mar 27 @ 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm CFTA (Center for the Arts) 209
SHINE: code for everything Tim Fitzpatrick, Artist, Scotland SHINE, ’Code for Everything’ is an on-going art work by Tim Fitzpatrick in collaboration with astronomer Anne-Marie Weijmans of the School of Physics and Astronomy at the...
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Mar 28 @ 3:15 pm – 4:15 pm Science Hall 109
Seismic Inferences of Gas Giant Planets: Excitation & Interiors Ethan Dederick, NMSU Seismology has been the premier tool of study for understanding the interior structure of the Earth, the Sun, and even other stars. In...
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