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Mar 12, 2015 - Monthly Meeting
  Dark Energy and Cosmic Sound
Sep 12, 2014 to Mar 27, 2015
  Introduction To Astronomy Course...
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The Amateur Telescope Makers of Boston, Inc. (ATMoB) is an astronomy club devoted to telescope making, observing, and studying the heavens. The ATMoB was founded in 1934 with the cooperation of Dr. Harlow Shapley at Harvard College Observatory.

We meet formally every month (except August) to hear a speaker, to discuss club activities, and to socialize. Membership is open to all those interested in pursuing astronomy as a hobby.  For additional details...
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Dark Energy and Cosmic Sound
Professor Daniel Eisenstein - Thursday, Mar 12, 2015 at 8:00 PM
Sound waves propagating through the plasma of the Universe only 400,000 years after the Big Bang now offer some of our most precise measures of the composition and history of the Universe. In the last decade, we have been able to detect the fossil imprint...

Meetings are held in Phillips Auditorium, Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics and are open to the public.

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List of Upcoming Astronomical Events brought to you by the Observing Committee
Tonight's SkyExternal Link
Upcoming Events
11-20 Jan 2015 Globe at Night (www.globeatnight.org)
9-18 Feb Globe at Night (www.globeatnight.org)
Winter Star Party Big Pine Key FL (scas.org/winter-star-party)
11-20 Mar Globe at Night (www.globeatnight.org)
21-22 Mar Messier Marathon Weekend
9-18 Apr Globe at Night (www.globeatnight.org)
18-19 Apr NEAF Suffern NY (www.rocklandastronomy.com/neaf.html)
25-Apr Astronomy Day (spring)
9-18 May Globe at Night (www.globeatnight.org)
10-17 May Texas Star Party Ft. Davis TX (texasstarparty.org)
21-25 May RTMC Astronomy Expo Big Bear City CA (www.rtmcastronomyexpo.org)
6-Jun StarConn Middletown CT (asgh.org/starconn/index.htm)
8-17 Jun Globe at Night (www.globeatnight.org)
11-14 Jun Cherry Springs Star Party Harrisburg PA (www.astrohbg.org/CSSP)
7-16 Jul Globe at Night (www.globeatnight.org)
10-12 Jul Astronomer's Conjunction Northfield MA (www.philharrington.net/astroconjunction)
15-19 Jul Mason Dixon Star Party Wellsville PA (masondixonstarparty.org)
5-14 Aug Globe at Night (www.globeatnight.org)
13-16 Aug Stellafane Springfield VT (stellafane.org)
16-22 Aug Medomak Astronomy Retreat, Washington, Maine, hosted by Kelly Beatty and Bruce Berger. (http://www.medomakretreatcenter.com/starparty.php)
3-12 Sep Globe at Night (www.globeatnight.org)
19-Sep Astronomy Day (fall)
2-16 Oct Great World Wide Star Count (hwww.windows2universe.org/citizen_science/starcount
3-12 Oct Globe at Night (www.globeatnight.org)
2-11 Nov Globe at Night (www.globeatnight.org)
2-11 Dec Globe at Night (www.globeatnight.org)

Sources: NASA JPL Space Calendar, StarDate Online, Sky & Telescope, Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics, RASC Observerís Handbook, Abrams Planetarium Sky Calendar and Astronomy Magazine.
Thanks to Glenn Chaple for compiling the data, and to Andrew MacKenzie for the code that makes this work.
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