Sunday, July 8, 2018 to Wednesday, July 11, 2018
10:30 am
Cahill, Hameetman Auditorium

Palomar Science Meeting 2018

Celebrating the Observatory's 70 years of discovery, the Palomar Science Meeting 2018 (PSM2018) will be a forum for all Palomar astronomers and constituencies to share and discuss their results involving Palomar data.

Events on the first day (08 July) will be held at Palomar, and focus on the celebrating the 70th anniversary of the Hale Telescope Dedication (03 June 1948), 70th anniversary of first light for the Samuel Oschin Telescope (24 September 1948), and the start of science operations for the Zwicky Transient Facility. The remaining three days (09 – 11 July) will be in Pasadena at the Cahill Center for Astronomy and Astrophysics, and include plenary Palomar science sessions and topical workshops of interest to the broad Palomar partnership.

In particular a focused Tuesday 10 July afternoon public session will include keynote speakers (Ronald Florence -- author of "The Perfect Machine", and Robert Kirshner of the Moore Foundation) and the Dedication of the Zwicky Transient Facility.

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