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Division for Planetary Sciences Public Night

  • Pasadena Convention Center 300 East Green Street Pasadena, CA, 91101 United States (map)

American Astronomical Society, Division for Planetary Sciences (DPS) is holding its annual meeting at the Pasadena Convention Center this week and will host a rare free public talk at the Convention Center.

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  • Public Access to Art Event: 6pm-7pm, Exhibit Hall B

  • Chalk Art in front of Civic Center

  • Public Talk: From the Edge of the Solar System and Beyond; The Exploration of Pluto by S. Alan Stern (Southwest Research Institute) and Brave New Worlds: The Planets in our Galaxy by Giovanna Tinetti (University College London), 7:00 pm ‐ 8:30 pm, Ballroom D

  • Stargazing Event: 8:30 pm ‐ 10:00 pm, Pasadena Civic Auditorium Plaza

  • Cosmos Award for Outstanding Public Presentation of Science: The Planetary Society created the Cosmos Award to honor innovators who follow in the tradition of presenting science and scientists in an accurate -- yet entertaining and engaging -- way. Previous recipients include: astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson, filmmaker James Cameron, NOVA producer Paula Apsel and theoretical physicist/cosmologist Stephen Hawking.

Place: Pasadena Convention Center

Website: DPS 48/ EPSC 11 Meeting

Program: DPS 48 / EPSC 11 Schedule and Plenary Speakers

Earlier Event: October 19
Astronomy on Tap
Later Event: October 20
JPL The von Kármán Lecture