COC Spring Star Party
April 28 @ 7:30 pm – 10:00 pm
The College of the Canyons Spring 2023 Star Party returns. Jennifer Burt, extreme precision radial velocity investigation scientist at NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory, will discuss how science and technology has enabled the discovery of hundreds of planets in her presentation, “The Sky’s the Limit: Expanding Our Understanding of Exoplanetary Systems From the Ground Up.” The Star Party will feature the opportunity for participants to observe the night sky through telescopes with the help of local astronomy clubs. The evening will also include science updates by COC faculty and students as well as activity tables and demonstrations. The event is free and open to the public. More information: www.canyons.edu/canyoncountry/index.php.