NSN Webinar: Tour of the Universe: You Are Here
Images: Dean Regas (inset) Ryan Steinberg & Family/Adam Block/NOAO/AURA/NSF (Flame and Horsehead Nebula)
 
The NASA Night Sky Network welcomes Dean Regas to its monthly webinar series on Wednesday, February 27, 2019 at 6pm Pacific/9pm Eastern time.  Dean will take us on a whirlwind tour of the known universe, showing us some amazing simulation software. 

Rocket through space and sail among billions of stars and galaxies. Utilizing some amazing simulation software Dean Regas guides you through the mind-boggling scale of the universe. Along the way you’ll stop at the Moon and individual planets. Then you’ll make the jump to light speed and head to interstellar space and see all the galaxies in the universe. Don’t worry, he’ll have you back home in time for bed. 

About Dean Regas

Dean Regas has been the Astronomer for the Cincinnati Observatory since 2000. He is a renowned educator, author, national popularizer of astronomy and an expert in observational astronomy.

Dean is the co-host of Star Gazers, a new twist on an iconic backyard astronomy program which airs on over 100 PBS stations around the world. He is the author of the books "Facts From Space!" which hit the shelves in October 2016 and "100 Things to See in the Night Sky" published this past November. Dean is a Contributing Editor to Sky and Telescope Magazine and a contributor to Astronomy Magazine, where he won 2008 “Out-of-this-World” Award for astronomy education.  Dean has written over 120 astronomy articles for the Cincinnati Enquirer, blogged for the Huffington Post and is regularly featured on television and radio.  Since 2012 Dean has been a frequent guest on National Public Radio’s Science Fridaywith Ira Flatow, and this year he began an astronomy podcast with Anna Hehman called "Looking Up!"  

At the Cincinnati Observatory, he has developed his skills as a dynamic writer and public speaker who brings the complicated field of astronomy down to Earth for students of all ages.


More Information
NSN members can find links to register, as well as related  information and resources, on its dedicated outreach resource page (NSN login required). 

 
Previous NSN Webinars
 
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Images: NASA / Ernie Wright
 
NSN members joined Rick Fienberg for a review of the latest in astronomy fresh from the 223rd meeting of the American Astronomical Society on Wednesday, January 23, 2019

NSN members can find the webinar recording along with related resources for this webinar on this dedicated outreach resource page

Click here to see a list of all previous webinars

All past webinars are also available on the NSN YouTube page
 
Upcoming Webinars (all webinars are at 6pm PT/9pm ET)

Tour of the Universe: You Are Here with Dean Regas from the Cincinnatti Observatory
Wednesday, February 27, 2019

NASA's Astromaterials Collections with Dr. Michael Zolensky from NASA's Johnson Space Center
Tuesday, March 26, 2019

Last updated: January 23, 2019
 
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