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STEM Café – Stargazing

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1 Golfview Lane, Sugar Grove, IL 60554, United States

Join NIU STEM Outreach for a dazzling evening of stargazing and viewing of the annual Perseid meteor shower. These brilliant meteors radiate from the Perseus constellation and appear throughout the sky.

6:30-9 p.m. Food is available for purchase.
7-9 p.m. Experts will discuss the night sky and hot astrophysics topics.
9-10:30 p.m. After dark, watch the meteor shower and view the night sky through your own telescope or those provided by NIU.

Speakers:
Jeremy Benson, NIU STEM Educator The Sky Tonight: What’s Visible and What Causes a Meteor Shower?
Joel Knapper, NASA Solar System Ambassador NASA Today: Current and Future Missions, Manned Spacecrafts and Rockets.
Dan Hooper, Ph.D., Department of Astronomy and Astrophysics, University of Chicago Radically Rethinking Black Matter.

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