“The Power of Stargazing”
Join us this November 12, 2022 (Saturday), 8:30 PM Philippine Standard Time (6:30 AM CST, 7:30 AM EST, 12:30 UTC) on “The Power of Stargazing” by Scott W. Roberts. This is part of our regular Astronomical League of the Philippines Astronomy Experts Speaker Series for 2022 and registration is free.
Scott Wayne Roberts (born 1959) is a designer and marketer of amateur astronomy equipment. He is well known around the world for his dedication and avid support of educational public outreach in astronomy and space exploration, as well as his tireless popularization of amateur astronomy. He is the founder and President of Explore Scientific, one of the largest manufactures and distributors of telescopes and astronomical equipment in the world. He also founded the Astronomy Outreach network in 2000 and has served on the board of directors of the Astronomical Society of the Pacific, the International Dark-Sky Association, the National Sharing the Sky Foundation, and Astronomers Without Borders. In 2000, the International Astronomical Union officially named asteroid 1993 OA3 as “15779 Scottroberts” in his honor.
Abstract: Scott Robert’s talk on “The Power of Stargazing” is about how commercial telescopes are made, and the transformative and beneficial effect they can have on people as they explore the night sky and begin to understand for themselves their connection with the cosmos.
Register now for this free webinar using this link
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After registration, check your registered e-mail for the webinar link. See you there!
Scott Roberts image courtesy of Starmus