Learn more about the history of space exploration and what the future holds as Mike Thomas’ lecture series continues Saturday night, July 9, at Jack C. Davis Observatory at Western Nevada College.
Doors open at 7 p.m. for the free lecture, which begins at 7:30 p.m. Thomas intends to talk about the New Horizon and Juno projects.
Thomas is also planning lectures on Saturday, Aug. 13 and Saturday, Sept. 10. In the August lecture, the focus is “Colonizing Space,” and the September event is on “The Roswell UFO Incident.”
On Saturday nights when the lecture series isn’t scheduled, the observatory continues its Saturday Star Party. The public can attend for free; telescope viewing begins at sunset.
The Jack C. Davis Observatory is located at 2699 Van Patten Drive in Carson City.
For more information, phone the observatory at 775-445-3311.