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Top 10 Brightest Things in the Sky

Presented by:  Dean Regas

Dean Regas

What:  

Join astronomer Dean Regas to explore the brightest of the bright. These are the easiest objects to identify in the sky and include a moon (it's The Moon), planets, and stars. Learn tips on when and where to look for them and discover the hidden secrets astronomers have found using modern telescopes and space crafts.

Starting at 7:30pm, prior to his talk, Dean will also be selling and signing his books 100 Things to See in the Night Sky, and Facts From Space! for $15 each.

Dean has been the Astronomer for the Cincinnati Observatory since 2000. He is a renowned educator, a 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!" hit the shelves in October 2016 and "100 Things to See in the Night Sky" came out this 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, blogs 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 Friday with Ira Flatow, and this year he began an astronomy podcast with Anna Hehman called "Looking Up!"

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When and Where:
Saturday, April 21st
7:30PM - Book Sale/Signing - Steigerwald Hall, Saints Center 8:00 p.m. - Introduction & Lecture - Steigerwald Hall, Saints Center
9:00 p.m. - Night Sky Viewing - The BB&T Observatory (weather permitting)

Located on the campus of Thomas More College:
333 Thomas More Parkway
Crestview Hills, KY 41017

Cost:
FREE and open to the public.  No reservations required.  All ages welcome.