During the recent trip to Driggs Idaho for the August 21st Eclipse, club president Jim Zebrowski and member Kevin Boucher spoke at a few Astronomy oriented events in the area.
Sunday August 20th
Jim Zebrowski was one of 4 speakers in an eventin Tetonia promoting astronomy to an audience of 97 enthusiastic people. There was a stargazing event afterwards. Other speakers included…
- Anne Holland from the Boulder, Colorado based SPACE SCIENCE INSTITUTE. Anne’s professional training includes degrees in Astrophysics and English as well as a Master’s of Science in Space Studies. Anne is the project manager for NASA @ My Libraries.
- Shane Mayer-Gawlik from the MONTANA SPACE GRANT CONSORTIUM. Shane has an MS in physics and is the programming coordinator for the Eclipse Ballooning project as well as a nightscape photographer and star party host.
- Lisa Storrie-Lombardi project manager for NASA’s Spitzer Space Telescope and NUSTAR (Nuclear Spectroscopic Telescope Array).
Pictures from event
Wednesday August 23rd
Jim Zebrowski and Kevin Boucher spoke in the Driggs library to a group of 16 Driggs residents on topics of night sky viewing and astrophotography. Many of our guests spent a long time afterwards asking questions.