Clark 125th Anniversary | Celebrating Saturn | What’s happening in Fairfield County, CT

Clark 125th Anniversary | Celebrating Saturn


*The event has already taken place on this date: Thu, 09/16/2021
Join us for a Livestream celebration of the 125th anniversary of the historic Clark Refractor! Starting at 8:00 pm PDT, Lowell Historian Kevin Schindler will discuss the evolution of the Clark Refractor’s tracking system, from an old clock drive to Rube Goldberg-like governor to modern stepper motors.

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Join us for a Livestream to celebrate the historic Clark Refractor’s 125th anniversary. We will be streaming live from the Clark Dome from 9:00 pm - 10:45 pm PDT. Lowell Historian Kevin Schindler will discuss the evolution of the Clark Refractor’s tracking system, from an old clock drive to a Rube Goldberg-like governor to modern stepper motors. Lowell educators will share live views of Saturn through the Clark, which Percival Lowell and EC Slipher studied through this same telescope more than a century ago. Lowell Astronomer Dr. Amanda Bosh will join Schindler to discuss this historic research of Saturn and how it compares to her modern-day studies.


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Location:

ONLINE ONLY
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., NY, 14604
United States

Phone:

928-268-2906
Contact name: 
Heather Craig `
Email address: 
The event has already taken place on this date: 
09/16/2021
Time: 
9:30pm - 10:45 PDT
Price: 
FREE

Ages

6-8 years 9-12 years Teenagers Adults & kids together Adults without kids