Archeoastronomy: Ancient Paths of the Sun, Moon and Stars
Presented by: Dean Regas
Astronomy was everywhere in the ancient world. If you look at the oldest surviving works of art and architecture, you find astronomy within them: Cave paintings in France, pyramids in Egypt, intricate mounds in the Americas. Civilizations expressed and celebrated their knowledge of this oldest science through works of art and monumental construction projects. Take a journey with Dean to explore these amazing archeoastronomy sites and discover more of what the ancients knew about the universe.
Dean Regas is the outreach astronomer for the Cincinnati Observatory and co-host of PBS StarGazers.
Weather permitting, join us after the talk for a viewing of Jupiter, the Moon, and more at The Bank of Kentucky Observatory. Thomas More College faculty and students will be available to help the public view the night sky through a telescope.
This talk is intended for a general audience. All ages are welcome. The event is free and open to the public. Thomas More College faculty and students will assist visitors in using the telescopes.
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When and Where:
Saturday, April 25th
8:00PM - Introduction & Lecture - Steigerwald Hall, Saints Center
9:00PM - Night Sky Viewing - The Bank of Kentucky Observatory (weather permitting)
Both located on the campus of Thomas More College:
333 Thomas More Parkway
Crestview Hills, KY 41017
For more information, please go to: http://www.thomasmore.edu/observatory
FREE and open to the public. No reservations required. All ages welcome.