Comet Hunters Gene & Carolyn Shoemaker and David Levy

May 01, 2015: Comet Hunters Gene & Carolyn Shoemaker and David Levy

Novice Meeting: 6:30PM
Novice Meeting Topic: 
Sky Navigation
Novice Meeting Speaker: 
Debbie Moran
General Meeting: 7:15PM
General Meeting Topic: 
Interview with Comet Hunters Gene & Carolyn Shoemaker and David Levy
General Meeting Speaker: 
William Spizzirri
About the General Meeting Presentation

William Spizzirri

Says Mr. Spizziri about Comet Hunters Gene & Carolyn Shoemaker and David Levy

"Several years ago I was fortunate to spend some time with those astronomers on Palomar mountain. They discussed their telescope, how they did their work there and their discoveries. I will share photos, and videos of my interviews with them and what I learned about the telescopes on Mt. Palomar. Prepare for a bit of time travel."

Bill Spizzirri has been an amateur astronomer for 50 years and has also been a member of an astronomy club near Chicago for 36 years and counting. He served there as President for two years and has held other offices. Bill is now a retired software analyst and grandpa of three. His main astronomy activity now is teaching children about our universe.


Parking and Directions (View Map)

Meetings are held at the Trini Mendenhall Community Center, which is located at 1414 Wirt Rd, Houson, TX 77055.

PARKING INFORMATION: Free parking in the lot in front of the TMCC.

Map to Trini Mendenhall Community Center

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