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Feb 21

AAA Lecture – The DART: NASA’s First Planetary Defense Test Mission

February 21, 2023 @ 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM EST

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Join us for the 2022-23 AAA Lecture Series

NOTE: This particular lecture has been delayed by one week to February 21 (originally scheduled for February 14).

Our guest speaker for February 21 is Dr. Andy Rivkin of Johns Hopkins University Applied Research Laboratory, for their lecture on The DART: NASA’s First Planetary Defense Test Mission.


The Amateur Astronomers Association Lecture Series is on the second Tuesday of the month, from October–May (unless indicated), beginning at 7:00 PM Eastern time.

Lectures are free and open to the public, but registration via Zoom is required.


Andy Rivkin’s research centers around near-infrared spectroscopy and spectrophotometry of asteroids. He studies asteroids that have evidence of water or organic materials in them, detectable in their infrared reflectance spectrum.

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Date:
February 21, 2023
Time:
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM EST
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