Apr 9 @ 5:30 pm – 6:30 pm Great Hall, Nantucket Atheneum
Join Maria Mitchell Association Director of Astronomy Dr. Regina Jorgenson for a fascinating discussion of the planet Mars. The program begins with a 42 minute video of an episode of The Science Channel’s show The … Continue reading "Dr. Regina Jorgenson, The Planets – Mars"
Apr 16 @ 5:30 pm – 6:30 pm Great Hall, Nantucket Atheneum
Join Maria Mitchell Association Director of Astronomy Dr. Regina Jorgenson for a fascinating discussion of the planet Jupiter. The program begins with a 42 minute video of an episode of The Science Channel’s show The … Continue reading "Dr. Regina Jorgenson, The Planets – Jupiter"
Apr 26 @ 8:00 pm – 9:00 pm Loines Observatory
Join Maria Mitchell Association professional astronomers for an impressive tour of the starry sky and for telescopic viewing of the Moon, planets, nebulae, galaxies, and more. Programs take place at the Loines Observatory, 59 Milk … Continue reading "Open Night at Loines Observatory"
Apr 27 @ 8:00 pm – 9:00 pm Loines Observatory
Join Maria Mitchell Association professional astronomers for an impressive tour of the starry sky and for telescopic viewing of the Moon, planets, nebulae, galaxies, and more. Programs take place at the Loines Observatory, 59 Milk … Continue reading "Open Night at Loines Observatory"
Apr 30 @ 5:30 pm – 6:30 pm Great Hall, Nantucket Atheneum
The program begins with a video followed by discussion facilitated by Dr. Jorgenson. Dr. Jorgenson first came to Nantucket as a MMA intern under the tutelage of former Director of Astronomy, Dr. Vladimir Strelnitski. This … Continue reading "Dr. Regina Jorgenson, The Planets"
May 7 @ 5:30 pm – 6:30 pm Great Hall, Nantucket Atheneum
The program begins with a video followed by discussion facilitated by Dr. Jorgenson. Dr. Jorgenson first came to Nantucket as a MMA intern under the tutelage of former Director of Astronomy, Dr. Vladimir Strelnitski. This … Continue reading "Dr. Regina Jorgenson, The Planets"
May 21 @ 8:30 pm – 9:30 pm Loines Observatory
Join Maria Mitchell Association professional astronomers for an impressive tour of the starry sky and for telescopic viewing of the Moon, planets, nebulae, galaxies, and more. Programs take place at the Loines Observatory, 59 Milk … Continue reading "Open Night at Loines Observatory"
May 22 @ 8:30 pm – 9:30 pm Loines Observatory
Join Maria Mitchell Association professional astronomers for an impressive tour of the starry sky and for telescopic viewing of the Moon, planets, nebulae, galaxies, and more. Programs take place at the Loines Observatory, 59 Milk … Continue reading "Open Night at Loines Observatory"
Jun 3 @ 12:00 pm – 2:00 pm Cisco Brewers
Join us at Cisco Brewers and celebrate comets and Maria Mitchell. In honor of the event, Cisco Brewers has developed a signature cocktail called Comet Chaser. During this event, a portion of the sales and … Continue reading "The Comet Chaser – A Family Fun Event"
Jun 11 @ 9:00 pm – 10:30 pm Loines Observatory
Join Maria Mitchell Association professional astronomers for an impressive tour of the starry sky and for telescopic viewing of the Moon, planets, nebulae, galaxies, and more. Programs take place at the Loines Observatory, 59 Milk … Continue reading "Open Night at Loines Observatory"
Jun 13 @ 9:00 pm – 10:30 pm Loines Observatory
Join Maria Mitchell Association professional astronomers for an impressive tour of the starry sky and for telescopic viewing of the Moon, planets, nebulae, galaxies, and more. Programs take place at the Loines Observatory, 59 Milk … Continue reading "Open Night at Loines Observatory"
Jun 18 @ 9:00 pm – 10:30 pm Loines Observatory
Join Maria Mitchell Association professional astronomers for an impressive tour of the starry sky and for telescopic viewing of the Moon, planets, nebulae, galaxies, and more. Programs take place at the Loines Observatory, 59 Milk … Continue reading "Open Night at Loines Observatory"
Jun 20 @ 9:00 pm – 10:30 pm Loines Observatory
Join Maria Mitchell Association professional astronomers for an impressive tour of the starry sky and for telescopic viewing of the Moon, planets, nebulae, galaxies, and more. Programs take place at the Loines Observatory, 59 Milk … Continue reading "Open Night at Loines Observatory"
Jun 25 @ 9:00 pm – 10:30 pm Loines Observatory
Join Maria Mitchell Association professional astronomers for an impressive tour of the starry sky and for telescopic viewing of the Moon, planets, nebulae, galaxies, and more. Programs take place at the Loines Observatory, 59 Milk … Continue reading "Open Night at Loines Observatory"
Jun 27 @ 9:00 pm – 10:30 pm Loines Observatory
Join Maria Mitchell Association professional astronomers for an impressive tour of the starry sky and for telescopic viewing of the Moon, planets, nebulae, galaxies, and more. Programs take place at the Loines Observatory, 59 Milk … Continue reading "Open Night at Loines Observatory"
Jul 2 @ 9:00 pm – 10:30 pm Loines Observatory
Join Maria Mitchell Association professional astronomers for an impressive tour of the starry sky and for telescopic viewing of the Moon, planets, nebulae, galaxies, and more. Programs take place at the Loines Observatory, 59 Milk … Continue reading "Open Night at Loines Observatory"
Jul 9 @ 9:00 pm – 10:30 pm Loines Observatory
Join Maria Mitchell Association professional astronomers for an impressive tour of the starry sky and for telescopic viewing of the Moon, planets, nebulae, galaxies, and more. Programs take place at the Loines Observatory, 59 Milk … Continue reading "Open Night at Loines Observatory"
Jul 10 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Each summer, the Maria Mitchell Association hosts scientists and research experts on a wide variety of scientific topics. Tonight’s talk, entitled “Hungry Black Holes,” will be lead by Dr. Suvi Gezari. Abstract: We are entering … Continue reading "Science Speaker Series – Dr. Suvi Gezari"
Jul 11 @ 9:00 pm – 10:30 pm Loines Observatory
Join Maria Mitchell Association professional astronomers for an impressive tour of the starry sky and for telescopic viewing of the Moon, planets, nebulae, galaxies, and more. Programs take place at the Loines Observatory, 59 Milk … Continue reading "Open Night at Loines Observatory"
Jul 16 @ 9:00 pm – 10:30 pm Loines Observatory
Join Maria Mitchell Association professional astronomers for an impressive tour of the starry sky and for telescopic viewing of the Moon, planets, nebulae, galaxies, and more. Programs take place at the Loines Observatory, 59 Milk … Continue reading "Open Night at Loines Observatory"
Jul 18 @ 9:00 pm – 10:30 pm Loines Observatory
Join Maria Mitchell Association professional astronomers for an impressive tour of the starry sky and for telescopic viewing of the Moon, planets, nebulae, galaxies, and more. Programs take place at the Loines Observatory, 59 Milk … Continue reading "Open Night at Loines Observatory"
Jul 19 @ 9:00 pm – 10:00 pm State Forest, Meet at State Forest Parking lot on Lover's Lane
Join Kim Botelho, Director of Education for an evening hike under the stars. During the walk, you will participate in a color vision activity, learn how our eyes adjust to darkness, listen for nocturnal animals, … Continue reading "Stars and Senses Night Hike"
Jul 23 @ 9:00 pm – 10:30 pm Loines Observatory
Join Maria Mitchell Association professional astronomers for an impressive tour of the starry sky and for telescopic viewing of the Moon, planets, nebulae, galaxies, and more. Programs take place at the Loines Observatory, 59 Milk … Continue reading "Open Night at Loines Observatory"
Jul 25 @ 9:00 pm – 10:30 pm Loines Observatory
Join Maria Mitchell Association professional astronomers for an impressive tour of the starry sky and for telescopic viewing of the Moon, planets, nebulae, galaxies, and more. Programs take place at the Loines Observatory, 59 Milk … Continue reading "Open Night at Loines Observatory"
Jul 26 @ 9:00 pm – 10:00 pm State Forest, Meet at State Forest Parking lot on Lover's Lane
Join Kim Botelho, Director of Education for an evening hike under the stars. During the walk, you will participate in a color vision activity, learn how our eyes adjust to darkness, listen for nocturnal animals, … Continue reading "Stars and Senses Night Hike"
Jul 30 @ 9:00 pm – 10:30 pm Loines Observatory
Join Maria Mitchell Association professional astronomers for an impressive tour of the starry sky and for telescopic viewing of the Moon, planets, nebulae, galaxies, and more. Programs take place at the Loines Observatory, 59 Milk … Continue reading "Open Night at Loines Observatory"
Aug 1 @ 9:00 pm – 10:30 pm Loines Observatory
Join Maria Mitchell Association professional astronomers for an impressive tour of the starry sky and for telescopic viewing of the Moon, planets, nebulae, galaxies, and more. Programs take place at the Loines Observatory, 59 Milk … Continue reading "Open Night at Loines Observatory"
Aug 2 @ 9:00 pm – 10:00 pm State Forest, Meet at State Forest Parking lot on Lover's Lane
Join Kim Botelho, Director of Education for an evening hike under the stars. During the walk, you will participate in a color vision activity, learn how our eyes adjust to darkness, listen for nocturnal animals, … Continue reading "Stars and Senses Night Hike"
Aug 6 @ 9:00 pm – 10:30 pm Loines Observatory
Join Maria Mitchell Association professional astronomers for an impressive tour of the starry sky and for telescopic viewing of the Moon, planets, nebulae, galaxies, and more. Programs take place at the Loines Observatory, 59 Milk … Continue reading "Open Night at Loines Observatory"
Aug 8 @ 9:00 pm – 10:30 pm Loines Observatory
Join Maria Mitchell Association professional astronomers for an impressive tour of the starry sky and for telescopic viewing of the Moon, planets, nebulae, galaxies, and more. Programs take place at the Loines Observatory, 59 Milk … Continue reading "Open Night at Loines Observatory"
Aug 9 @ 9:00 pm – 10:00 pm State Forest, Meet at State Forest Parking lot on Lover's Lane
Join Kim Botelho, Director of Education for an evening hike under the stars. During the walk, you will participate in a color vision activity, learn how our eyes adjust to darkness, listen for nocturnal animals, … Continue reading "Stars and Senses Night Hike"
Aug 13 @ 9:00 pm – 10:30 pm Loines Observatory
Join Maria Mitchell Association professional astronomers for an impressive tour of the starry sky and for telescopic viewing of the Moon, planets, nebulae, galaxies, and more. Programs take place at the Loines Observatory, 59 Milk … Continue reading "Open Night at Loines Observatory"
Aug 15 @ 9:00 pm – 10:30 pm Loines Observatory
Join Maria Mitchell Association professional astronomers for an impressive tour of the starry sky and for telescopic viewing of the Moon, planets, nebulae, galaxies, and more. Programs take place at the Loines Observatory, 59 Milk … Continue reading "Open Night at Loines Observatory"
Aug 20 @ 9:00 pm – 10:30 pm Loines Observatory
Join Maria Mitchell Association professional astronomers for an impressive tour of the starry sky and for telescopic viewing of the Moon, planets, nebulae, galaxies, and more. Programs take place at the Loines Observatory, 59 Milk … Continue reading "Open Night at Loines Observatory"
Aug 22 @ 9:00 pm – 10:30 pm Loines Observatory
Join Maria Mitchell Association professional astronomers for an impressive tour of the starry sky and for telescopic viewing of the Moon, planets, nebulae, galaxies, and more. Programs take place at the Loines Observatory, 59 Milk … Continue reading "Open Night at Loines Observatory"
Aug 27 @ 9:00 pm – 10:30 pm Loines Observatory
Join Maria Mitchell Association professional astronomers for an impressive tour of the starry sky and for telescopic viewing of the Moon, planets, nebulae, galaxies, and more. Programs take place at the Loines Observatory, 59 Milk … Continue reading "Open Night at Loines Observatory"
Aug 29 @ 9:00 pm – 10:30 pm Loines Observatory
Join Maria Mitchell Association professional astronomers for an impressive tour of the starry sky and for telescopic viewing of the Moon, planets, nebulae, galaxies, and more. Programs take place at the Loines Observatory, 59 Milk … Continue reading "Open Night at Loines Observatory"
Oct 15 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm Loines Observatory
Join Maria Mitchell Association professional astronomers for an impressive tour of the starry sky and for telescopic viewing of the Moon, planets, nebulae, galaxies, and more. Programs take place at the Loines Observatory, 59 Milk … Continue reading "Open Night at Loines Observatory"
Oct 16 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm Loines Observatory
Join Maria Mitchell Association professional astronomers for an impressive tour of the starry sky and for telescopic viewing of the Moon, planets, nebulae, galaxies, and more. Programs take place at the Loines Observatory, 59 Milk … Continue reading "Open Night at Loines Observatory"
Nov 13 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm Loines Observatory
Join Maria Mitchell Association professional astronomers for an impressive tour of the starry sky and for telescopic viewing of the Moon, planets, nebulae, galaxies, and more. Programs take place at the Loines Observatory, 59 Milk … Continue reading "Open Night at Loines Observatory"
Nov 14 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm Loines Observatory
Join Maria Mitchell Association professional astronomers for an impressive tour of the starry sky and for telescopic viewing of the Moon, planets, nebulae, galaxies, and more. Programs take place at the Loines Observatory, 59 Milk … Continue reading "Open Night at Loines Observatory"
Dec 12 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm Loines Observatory
Join Maria Mitchell Association professional astronomers for an impressive tour of the starry sky and for telescopic viewing of the Moon, planets, nebulae, galaxies, and more. Programs take place at the Loines Observatory, 59 Milk … Continue reading "Open Night at Loines Observatory"
Dec 13 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm Loines Observatory
Join Maria Mitchell Association professional astronomers for an impressive tour of the starry sky and for telescopic viewing of the Moon, planets, nebulae, galaxies, and more. Programs take place at the Loines Observatory, 59 Milk … Continue reading "Open Night at Loines Observatory"
Jul 10 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm 33 Washington Street Facility
The Dark Side of the Universe Most of the Universe is composed of dark ingredients that can’t be seen directly by telescopes. This talk will describe how “Gravitational lensing”, the bending of light rays by … Continue reading "Science Speaker Series- Dr. Lindsay King"
Jul 15 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm Unitarian Church
Apollo 11: Quest to the Moon Join us for a tour of the Apollo 11 photographs gleaned fro the files of the Air and Space Museum.
Jul 17 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm 33 Washington Street Facility
Building Climate Change Resilience on Nantucket and Across the Commonwealth This talk will cover how the climate is expected to change over the rest of the century, both on the Cape and Islands and across … Continue reading "Science Speaker Series- Katie Theoharides"
Nov 4 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm Loines Observatory
Join Maria Mitchell Association professional astronomers for an impressive tour of the starry sky and for telescopic viewing of the Moon, planets, nebulae, galaxies, and more. Programs take place at the Loines Observatory, 59 Milk … Continue reading "Open Night at Loines Observatory"
Nov 5 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm Loines Observatory
Join Maria Mitchell Association professional astronomers for an impressive tour of the starry sky and for telescopic viewing of the Moon, planets, nebulae, galaxies, and more. Programs take place at the Loines Observatory, 59 Milk … Continue reading "Open Night at Loines Observatory"