Friday, September 22, 2017
Activities Start 5:30pm
Cerro Coso's Library Front Lawn
Grilled tri-tip sandwich, Salad, Beans, Drink, and Dessert.
Starts When Dark
$10 per person
CCCC Business Office
Red Rock Books
Ridgecrest Chamber Of Commerce
Galileo co-invented the telescope and founded Western Astronomy.
Kepler's mathematical and observational genius led to the still used laws of planetary motion.
Nicholas Copernicus forever altered man's view of his place in the Universe by proving that the Earth and all the planets revolved around the Sun.
Dr. Alex Shlanta's dedication, management, and unfailing efforts brought multiple astronomy domes and telescopes to Cerro Coso Community College, expanding the hands-on experience for numerous students and for community members alike. The College Observatory was named in his honor in 2006.