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SciCafe: Reconnaissance of Other Solar Systems

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Add to Calendar 05-02-2014 05-02-2014 15 SciCafe: Reconnaissance of Other Solar Systems Join Curator and Chair of the Astrophysics Department Ben R. Oppenheimer, as he discusses the first remote reconnaissance of another solar system. An advanced telescopic imaging system that started taking data this year is the first of its kind capable of not only spotting planets orbiting other stars, but also analyzing the chemistry of their atmospheres. The collaborative set of high-tech instrumentation and software, called Project 1640, is now operating on the Hale telescope at the Palomar Observatory in California after more than six years of development. http://www.nymetroparents.com/2015neweventinfo.cfm?id=155437 The American Museum of Natural History true DD/MM/YYYY

February 05, 2014
6:30 PM
The American Museum of Natural History
New York City
All Ages
Free with cash bar
Description: Join Curator and Chair of the Astrophysics Department Ben R. Oppenheimer, as he discusses the first remote reconnaissance of another solar system. An advanced telescopic imaging system that started taking data this year is the first of its kind capable of not only spotting planets orbiting other stars, but also analyzing the chemistry of their atmospheres. The collaborative set of high-tech instrumentation and software, called Project 1640, is now operating on the Hale telescope at the Palomar Observatory in California after more than six years of development.

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