Stockton Astronomical Society

SAS Meeting Info...


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7:30 PM Thursday March 9th
University of the Pacific
Olson Hall room 120

Stockton Astronomical Society
Presents

Jeff Baldwin and Larry Grimes

SAS Flies SOFIA!


SAS members Larry Grimes and Jeff Baldwin flew on
SOFIA (Stratospheric Observatory For Infrared
Astronomy) in October 2016 and will be presenting
their flight to the SAS at our March meeting. Highlights
will include the targets and wavelengths the flight
investigated, the cosmic ray experiment Larry and Jeff
executed, details of the aircraft observatory and
abilities, the process for becoming NASA/SETI/SOFIA
Airborne Astronomy Ambassadors, our NASA
obligations, and the future of the project.


…Jeff Baldwin

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