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Friday, May 1st, 2020 at
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Stellar Odyssey

By Bryan Hill

What is a star? For Astrophysics, the line of “Twinkle, twinkle, little star. How I wonder what you are!”, has more meaning than expected. The Sun, the most well-known star is merely one in an endless stream of stars. Once observed, the answer to “what is a star?” becomes more complicated than expected. Join Bryan as we not only take a glimpse at our own star, but also its siblings in the sky. Small or large. Dim or bright. Exotically luring to the wildly strange. Far past to the deep future. Take part in this stellar odyssey.



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Asteroid named for local Amateur Astronomer


About the M.A.S.

The Memphis Astronomical Society is a non-profit, public service organization promoting interest and education in astronomy and related sciences. Founded in 1953

The Memphis Astronomical Society, or M.A.S., is a public service organization which promotes understanding of the science of astronomy through free public lectures and demonstrations. Members are seldom professional astronomers. We work in many different occupations, some in the sciences, but most in other fields. We are amateurs in the basic sense of the word: we study astronomy because we love it. We seek to learn more about it through reading, conversation with other astronomers, professional as well as amateur, and especially through direct observation of celestial objects.

The Memphis Astronomical Society is 501(c)(3) charitable educational society, and as such, donations may be tax deductible (please consult your tax advisor). If you care to make a donation, you may use the link below to so. We will be sure you recieve a reciept for your records.

PayPal.Me/memphisastro


Contact us:

Phone Numbers and email

Jeremy Veldman, President

(662) 418-7511

jrveldman@gmail.com

Keith Latiolais, VP Programs

(901) 457-7180

keith.latiolais@gmail.com

Mark Matthews, VP Observing

(901) 755-5564

mmatthews@bec-memphis.com

Ric Honey

Treasurer and Web Servant

(901) 828-3112

ric@memphisastro.org

Bill Busler, Ambassador

(901) 382-2246

bill.busler@memphisastro.org

Memphis Astronomical Society

P.O. Box 871

Cordova, TN 38088-0871


 

 

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