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KC Oasis Sunday Gathering – Featured speaker: Jackie Beucher, “Astronomy Fallacies”

October 9 @ 11:00 am - 12:30 pm

Location: UMKC Royall Hall 111

800 E 52nd St, Kansas City, MO 64110

Musical guests: KC Swingsters
Community moment: Chris Rickman-Meyer
Featured speaker: Jackie Beucher, Astronomical Society of Kansas City, “Astronomy Fallacies”
Jackie Beucher has been on the board of the Astronomical Society of Kansas City (ASKC) since 1986, holding various positions, and she is now an honorary member. She gives presentations on astronomy all over the region. Her area of interest is total eclipses of the sun – she has traveled the world and has seen 12 of them so far! Jackie is on the staff as a team leader at the Powell Observatory, which has been open the first and third Saturdays this season. And, did you know that the ASKC opens the observatory on top of Royall Hall every Friday night (weather permitting)? Jackie is also the Missouri Vice Chairman for the International Dark Sky Association. They fight unnecessary lighting, which kills millions of birds every year, and … it’s not good for astronomy either.
Jackie’s career was in metal sales, mostly to the aircraft industry in Wichita. She is now retired.
*By participating in this event, you agree to abide by the Oasis Code of Conduct (http://www.kcoasis.org/about-oasis/code-of-conduct/).

Details

Date:
October 9
Time:
11:00 am - 12:30 pm

Venue

UMKC Royal Hall, Room 111
800 E. 52nd St
Kansas City, MO 64110
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