Get acquainted with the wonders of the night skies with Saturday evening â€˜Star Partiesâ€™ at the Jack C. Davis Observatory at Western Nevada College.
Popular lecturer Mike Thomas will offer free astronomy talks on on Saturday evenings, May 10 and May 24, beginning at 7:30 p.m.
May 10: “Ancient Alien Astronauts” will discuss whether there could have been extra-terrestrial visits to our planet in the past. This slide-show lecture separates fact from fiction.
May 25: “The Space Shuttleâ€ details the story of NASA’s “Space Transportation System,” the Space Shuttle, in a tale of triumph and tragedy.
The Jack C. Davis Observatory is located at 2699 Van Patten Drive in Carson City, above the WNC campus. For more information, phone the observatory at 775-445-3311 or contact Thomas at firstname.lastname@example.org.