Monday, June 19, 2017
4:00 pm
Off Campus

Associates Travel Program: Griffith Observatory Tour

Gateway to the Cosmos with George Djorgovski, professor of astronomy and director of the Center for Data-Driven Discovery

George Djorgovski, professor of astronomy

4:00 p.m. Presentation
5:00 p.m. Self-guided tours, followed by Planetarium show
7:00 p.m. Dinner buffet

Explore the frontiers of modern astronomy at our family-friendly tour of the iconic Griffith Observatory when it is closed to the public. George Djorgovski, professor of astronomy and director of the Center for Data-Driven Discovery, will talk about his research and The Big Picture exhibit—the largest astronomical image in the world—that he and his team have produced. Specialists will be on-hand to share expert knowledge into the Observatory's other exhibits.

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For inquiries, please contact Ruby Rico with the Caltech Associates office at or (626) 395-6392.

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This event is open to members of the Caltech Associates and guests. For more information and to learn how to join, please visit our website or contact the Associates office at (626) 395-3919

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