NOTE: Our 2018 season has ended; please check back in the spring for 2019 dates!
Join Greg Redfern, an adjunct professor/instructor of astronomy since 1984 and a NASA JPL Solar System Ambassador since 2003, for engaging presentations about outer space!
"The Peaks Under the Stars" - If the sky is clear after the presentation, guests will move outdoors to the lawn area at the edge of Abbott Lake to see the night sky in all its glory while listening to sky lore and fascinating sky facts! A jacket is recommended and a flashlight is helpful.
Price per person:
Program start time varies based on sunset.
6/2/18, 9:00 PM
So, You Want To Be An Astrophotographer
Learn the basics of how to photograph Peaks of Otter and the sky while visiting.
6/9/18, 9:00 PM
The Sky IS Falling - Space Rocks and You
Learn about meteorites and see actual meteorites from Mars, Chelyabinsk, Russia, and the Moon.
7/14/18, 9:00 PM
Chesapeake Bay Impact Crater
The world's 7th largest known impact crater is under the Chesapeake Bay at Cape Charles, VA. Hear the inside story, and view extremely rare geological samples from within CBIC.
8/4/18, 9:00 PM
This Isn't Your Granddaddy's Moon
Learn the latest about the missions sent to the Moon by NASA, China, and India - plus manned efforts.