Friday, October 26, 2012

Astronomy in Ann Arbor

If you live in Ann Arbor did you know that the Ann Arbor Library has Telescopes you can check out just like one can check out a book.  The Library also host astronomy related activities there website is   If you don't live in Ann Arbor the Library's are open to the public and you are welcome to join them.

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  1. By the way one of the events coming up at the Ann Arbor Library is the following talk "A Voyage to the End of the Universe" by Terence Dickinson.

    Thursday, November 1, 7:00 - 8:30 p.m., Downtown Library: Multi-Purpose Room.

    Terence Dickinson was made a Member of the Order of Canada in 1995—that nation's highest civilian achievement award—for his commitment to popularizing the wonders of astronomy. The editor of Canada's SkyNews magazine; author of the internationally bestselling Nighwatch: A Practical Guide to the Universe and The Backyard Astronomer's Guide; and a commentator for Discovery Channel Canada, Dickinson is perhaps better known for the distinctively accessible narrative style found in his several stargazing guidebooks (14 of which are still in print with over 2 million sold). In short, Dickinson is one of that rare breed of astronomer’s astronomer who, like the late Carl Sagan, is also a gifted people’s astronomer.

    Who better then to explain the science behind those mind-blowing Hubble telescope photos of the cosmos comprising his latest book, Hubble's Universe: Greatest Discoveries and Latest Images? There is no one better—and Dickinson will be here in Ann Arbor to do just that at 7 p.m. on Thursday, November 1, with his illustrated talk, “A Voyage to the End of the Universe.” He’ll then sign copies of the book (which will be for sale) following the event.