May 2014 Monthly Meeting

May 02, 2014: May 2014 Monthly Meeting

Novice Meeting: 7:00PM
Novice Meeting Topic: 
The Mauna Kea Observatory in Hawaii
Novice Meeting Speaker: 
Bill Spizzirri
General Meeting: 8:00PM
General Meeting Topic: 
The Latest Findings from the Carina Star Forming Region
General Meeting Speaker: 
Dr. Patrick Hartegan (Rice University)
About the General Meeting Presentation

Dr. Hartigan studies phenomena associated with young stars, including accretion disks, stellar jets and shock waves, and the characteristics of the young stars themselves. He uses the Hubble Space Telescope as well as ground-based telescopes, and combines these data with theoretical models to better understand how stars form in our galaxy, and to develop a picture of what conditions were like when our own solar system was born.

Parking and Directions (View Map)

Meetings are held in the Science & Research building at the University of Houston Main Campus. The novice meeting is in room 116, the general meeting is in room 117.

NOTE NEW PARKING INFORMATION: Parking is available in lot 15C. Refer to the Google Map below for directions. This parking is available from 6:30 p.m. until 10:00 p.m. on the Friday night of the HAS meeting.

This parking is free. If you get a notice from the UH campus police on the night of the meeting, call the UH Security office and let them know that this area has been made available on HAS meeting night by the Parking Department.

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