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January Lecture: APOD with Jerry Bonnell

  • 01/12/2021
  • 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
  • Zoom Webinar

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  • For all AAA Members and Non-Members

The Amateur Astronomers Association is proud to present an Astronomy/ Astrophysics Lecture series from October 2020 through May 2021 for our Members and the public.

January 12: Jerry Bonnell

"Astronomy Picture of the Day"

Each day a different image or photograph of our universe is featured, along with a brief explanation written by a professional astronomer', is how APOD's website is described. The site has over a billion views and has been translated into dozens of languages. The website has also been featured on CNN and is the basis of the book, 'The Universe: 365 Days'. Dr. Bonnell and APOD's co-creator, Dr. Robert Nemiroff, were awarded the Klumpke-Roberts Award for their work on APOD


Speaker: Dr. Jerry Bonnell is a Research Scientist at Univ. of Maryland and NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center. He has his Bachelors of Science from the University of Oklahoma and a Ph.D. in astronomy from the University of MD. Dr. Bonnell's research interests wander across the electromagnetic spectrum, but since 1992 have focused on the time histories and spectral evolution of cosmic gamma-ray bursts.


The January 12 Lecture will be held online, via Zoom Webinar. All are welcome to attend this free event. Register when logging into the webinar.

Room opens 6:50, Lecture begins 7:00 PM

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