Outreach Events


Astronomy on Tap #6, Revolution Bar, Bryan, TX
September 13, 2018
  • Science is better with beer
  • Talks:
    • Tarini Konchady—So you want to find a planet?
    • Leo Alcorn—The universe's largest magnifying glass
  • approx. 25 visitors (due to rain)
  • Texas A&M contact person: Alex Riley
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Astronomy on Tap #5, Revolution Bar, Bryan, TX
August 9, 2018 Astronomy on Tap #4, Revolution Bar, Bryan, TX
July 19, 2018
  • Science is better with beer
  • Talks:
    • Dan Nagasawa—The Universe and You: Chemical Evolution from the Big Bang to Earth
    • Alex Riley—Universe in a Box: Building Galaxies on a Computer
  • approx. 70 visitors
  • Texas A&M contact person: Alex Riley
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Star Party, the back yard at The Stella Hotel, Bryan, TX
July 19, 2018 Star Party, Ledbetter, TX
June 25, 2018
  • Outreach at Camp Kubena
  • approx. 100 visitors
  • Texas A&M contact person: Peter Chi
Star Party, the back yard at The Stella Hotel, Bryan, TX
June 21, 2018
  • Assist people to see the night sky through the setup of 4 telescopes
  • approx. 500 visitors
  • Texas A&M contact person: Dr. Jennifer Marshall
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Astronomy on Tap #3, Revolution Bar, Bryan, TX
June 14, 2018
  • Science is better with beer
  • Talks:
    • Vince Estrada-Carpenter—Search for Signals of Alien Life
    • Dr. Casey Papovich—Galaxy Evolution from Telescopes
  • approx. 50 visitors
  • Texas A&M contact person: Alex Riley
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Star Party, Simpson Drill Field Review Stand, Texas A&M University
June 12, 2018
  • Assist people to see the night sky through the setup of 3-4 telescopes
  • approx. 30 visitors
  • Texas A&M contact person: Dr. Jennifer Marshall
  • Event contact person: : Caroline Sonnier (LAUNCH)
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Star Party, Downtown Bryan, TX
June 1, 2018
  • Assist people to see the night sky through the setup of 3 telescopes
  • approx. 200 visitors
  • Texas A&M contact person: Dr. Jennifer Marshall
  • Event contact person: Katelyn Brown
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Astronomy on Tap #2, Revolution Bar, Bryan, TX
May 15, 2018
  • Science is better with beer
  • Talks:
    • Jessie Muir (U Mic)—CMB
    • Dylan Brout (U Penn)—Gravitational Waves
  • approx. 50 visitors
  • Texas A&M contact person: Alex Riley
Camp For All, Burton, TX
April 21, 2018
  • Outreach at Camp for All, a camp whose goal is to enrich the lives of children and adults with challenging illnesses or special needs.
  • Talk:
    • Taylor Hutchison—Supermassive Black Holes
  • approx. 30 visitors
  • Texas A&M contact person: Sarah Cantu & Peter Chi
  • Event contact person: Tammy, Michael, & Tacey Raulerson (raulersfam@gmail.com)
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Astronomy on Tap #1, Revolution Bar, Bryan, TX
April 12, 2018 Star Party, Simpson Drill Field Review Stand, Texas A&M University
April 10, 2018
  • Assist people to see the night sky through the setup of 3-4 telescopes
  • approx. 100 visitors
  • Texas A&M contact person: Dr. Jennifer Marshall
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Star Party, Simpson Drill Field Review Stand, Texas A&M University
March 20, 2018
  • Assist people to see the night sky through the setup of 3-4 telescopes
  • approx. 100 visitors
  • Texas A&M contact person: Dr. Jennifer Marshall
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Star Party, in front of Sbisa Dining Hall, Texas A&M University
January 31, 2018
  • Assist people to see the night sky through the setup of 3-4 telescopes
  • approx. 100 visitors
  • Texas A&M contact person: Dr. Jennifer Marshall
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Star Party, Downtown Bryan, TX
December 1, 2017
  • Assist people to see the night sky through the setup of 3 telescopes
  • approx. 200 visitors
  • Texas A&M contact person: Dr. Jennifer Marshall
  • Event contact person: Katelyn Brown
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Star Party, in front of Sbisa Dining Hall, Texas A&M University
November 28, 2017
  • Assist people to see the night sky through the setup of 3-4 telescopes
  • approx. 100 visitors
  • Texas A&M contact person: Dr. Jennifer Marshall
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Star Party, in front of Sbisa Dining Hall, Texas A&M University
November 1, 2017
  • Assist people to see the night sky through the setup of 3-4 telescopes
  • approx. 100 visitors
  • Texas A&M contact person: Dr. Jennifer Marshall
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Star Party, Simpson Drill Field Review Stand, Texas A&M University
October 12, 2017
  • Assist people to see the night sky through the setup of 3-4 telescopes
  • approx. 100 visitors
  • Texas A&M contact person: Dr. Jennifer Marshall
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Star Party, Downtown Bryan, TX
October 6, 2017
  • Assist people to see the night sky through the setup of 3 telescopes
  • approx. 200 visitors
  • Texas A&M contact person: Dr. Jennifer Marshall
  • Event contact person: Katelyn Brown
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Partial Solar Eclipse Viewing Event, in front of MSC, Texas A&M University
August 21, 2017 Star Party, Downtown Bryan, TX
August 4, 2017
  • Assist people to see the night sky through the setup of 3 telescopes
  • approx. 30 visitors
  • Texas A&M contact person: Dr. Jennifer Marshall
  • Event contact person: Katelyn Brown
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Star Party, the back yard at The Stella Hotel, Bryan, TX
July 27, 2017 Star Party, Simpson Drill Field Review Stand, Texas A&M University
July 26, 2017
  • Assist people to see the night sky through the setup of 3-4 telescopes
  • approx. 50 visitors
  • Texas A&M contact person: Dr. Jennifer Marshall
  • Event contact person: Annabelle Aymond (LAUNCH)
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Star Party, Simpson Drill Field Review Stand, Texas A&M University
June 29, 2017
  • Assist people to see the night sky through the setup of 3-4 telescopes
  • approx. 30 visitors
  • Texas A&M contact person: Dr. Jennifer Marshall
  • Event contact person: Annabelle Aymond (LAUNCH)
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Camp For All, Burton, TX
April 1, 2017
  • Outreach at Camp for All, a camp whose goal is to enrich the lives of children and adults with challenging illnesses or special needs.
  • Talks:
    • Sarah Cantu—Constellation Tour
    • Jonathan Cohn & Peter Ferguson—Planets in Our Solar System
  • approx. 30 visitors
  • Texas A&M contact person: Sarah Cantu & Peter Chi
  • Event contact person: Tammy, Michael, & Tacey Raulerson (raulersfam@gmail.com)
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Star Party, Simpson Drill Field Review Stand, Texas A&M University
February 21, 2017
  • Assist people to see the night sky through the setup of 3-4 telescopes
  • approx. 50 visitors
  • Texas A&M contact person: Dr. Jennifer Marshall
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Star Party, Simpson Drill Field Review Stand, Texas A&M University
December 9, 2016
  • Assist people to see the night sky through the setup of 3-4 telescopes
  • approx. 50 visitors
  • Texas A&M contact person: Dr. Jennifer Marshall
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Star Party, in front of Sbisa Dining Hall, Texas A&M University
October 27, 2016
  • Assist people to see the night sky through the setup of 3-4 telescopes
  • approx. 100 visitors
  • Texas A&M contact person: Dr. Jennifer Marshall
  • Related Website/Article/etc.:
Star Party, Simpson Drill Field Review Stand, Texas A&M University
October 14, 2016
  • Assist people to see the night sky through the setup of 3-4 telescopes
  • approx. 50 visitors
  • Texas A&M contact person: Dr. Jennifer Marshall
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Star Party, in front of Sbisa Dining Hall, Texas A&M University
September 29, 2016
  • Assist people to see the night sky through the setup of 3-4 telescopes
  • approx. 100 visitors
  • Texas A&M contact person: Dr. Jennifer Marshall
  • Related Website/Article/etc.:
Star Party, Simpson Drill Field Review Stand, Texas A&M University
September 16, 2016
  • Assist people to see the night sky through the setup of 3-4 telescopes
  • approx. 50 visitors
  • Texas A&M contact person: Dr. Jennifer Marshall
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Star Party, in front of Sbisa Dining Hall, Texas A&M University
May 4, 2016
  • Assist people to see the night sky through the setup of 3-4 telescopes
  • approx. 100 visitors
  • Texas A&M contact person: Dr. Jennifer Marshall
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Star Party, Simpson Drill Field Review Stand, Texas A&M University
April 6, 2016
  • Assist people to see the night sky through the setup of 3-4 telescopes
  • approx. 50 visitors
  • Texas A&M contact person: Dr. Jennifer Marshall
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Star Party, in front of Sbisa Dining Hall, Texas A&M University
March 22, 2016
  • Assist people to see the night sky through the setup of 3-4 telescopes (shortened due to weather)
  • approx. 100 visitors
  • Texas A&M contact person: Dr. Jennifer Marshall
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Star Party, Simpson Drill Field Review Stand, Texas A&M University
February 10, 2016
  • Assist people to see the night sky through the setup of 3-4 telescopes
  • approx. 50 visitors
  • Texas A&M contact person: Dr. Jennifer Marshall
  • Related Website/Article/etc.:
Transit of Venus, in front of MSC, Texas A&M University
June 5, 2012
  • Assisted people to view the transit of Venus
  • approx. 500 visitors
  • Texas A&M contact person: Dr. Jennifer Marshall
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Astronomy Group
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College Station, TX 77843-4242
Ph: (979) 845 7717
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