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Guy Consolmagno, Director of the Vatican Observatory

Beneath the Same Sky: A Vatican Astronomer and a Civil War General Speak to Louisville About the Heavens

Main Library, Wednesday, December 9, 7:00 PM

Join Civil War General, astronomer, and founder of the Cincinnati Observatory, Ormsby Mitchel (as portrayed by Frazier History Museum Teaching Artist, Tony Dingman), and American astronomer Guy Consolmagno, Director of the Vatican Observatory and winner of the 2014 Carl Sagan Medal for Excellence in Public Communication in Planetary Science, as they discuss their work in the field of astronomy.

This is a free event, but tickets are required; click here to order.

Special thanks to Sigma Xi: The Scientific Research Society and Jefferson Community & Technical College for sponsoring this event.


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Last Updated: 11/20/15