November 10 Indoor Meeting: Astronomical Spectroscopy

Location: NCSU Crafts Center (directions)
Date: November 10, 2017
Time: 7:30-9:30pm

Abstract:

RAC member Matt Lochansky will show how spectroscopy sheds light on the composition and environment of our universe.  While human exploration has barely left our solar system, much of our understanding of elements, temperatures, and velocities in deep space have been made through spectroscopic techniques.  Amateurs are placing an increasing role in monitoring transient astronomical events and longer term patterns of stellar interactions.

RAC Business:

After the presentation, we will discuss additional RAC business.

We will then adjourn for dinner at a Sammy's Tap and Grill on Avent Ferry Rd.