Coming Up: Pop-Up Planet Gazing, Rye- Oct. 20

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from the Jay Heritage Center:

6:30pm Oct. 20 at the Jay Heritage Center-The universe has been expanding and changing since its birth at the Big Bang. We know this thanks to the Hubble Space Telescope. Join us as Astronomer Jason Kendall returns to show us how much we have learned about our cosmos thanks to this masterpiece of scientific technology.

Currently teaching at William Paterson University in the Physics Department, Jason Kendall holds a Master of Science in Astronomy from New Mexico State University. He has taught Astronomy at the high school and college level. Jason Kendall was a proud member of NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory’s Solar System Ambassador Program from 2009 to 2012. Currently, he is also part of the Explainer Program at the American Museum of Natural History in the Earth And Space Division. On Sunday mornings, Jason can be found roaming the Rose Center explaining Size Scales of the Universe, or talking about the origin of the Solar System with the Willamite Meteorite.

General Admission $25 per family; $10 Individual; FREE for JHC Members. Light bites, indoor lecture and outdoor peek at planetary wonders. We’ll supply picnic blankets, telescopes and beverages! Rain Date Sunday, October 21. Please RSVP to Barbara Specht at jayheritagecenter@gmail.com 

 

 

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