2012 Astronomy Lecture Series - Ben Zuckerman (UCLA)

Thursday October 25, 2012
07:00 pm - 09:00 pm

Gates Performing Arts Center Auditorium, Hawaii Preparatory Academy

Title: Violent events in rocky planetary systems: Implications for the fate of technological civilizations, including our own

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We are setting up LRIS-ADC on Keck 1 for NASA/KECK observers, DEIMOS on Keck 2 for UCD observers. Sun set 06:48:00pm rise 05:56:00am
Happy Sunday! One of the clever scientists posted this as the description for their observing run here at Keck. pic.twitter.com/3iSlETZTFr
CIT observers will work with LRIS-ADC tonight. And UCI observers will work with DEIMOS. Sun set 06:49:00pm rise 05:56:00am
Observers from CIT will use LRIS-ADC on Keck 1, while on Keck 2, UCI observers will use DEIMOS. Sun set 06:50:00pm rise 05:56:00am
On tap for Keck 1 tonight: observations of stars exploding, falling into black holes, and undergoing other violent fates!