January 11th, 2020 – The Neptune files

NASA Voyager 2 image taken in 1989

Did you know that there was a space race in the mid-19th Century? Why was Uranus not behaving like it should as it orbited the sun? The hunt was on for another planet! Math, Gravity, and Rivalry interweave into the story on how Neptune got discovered.

Join long-time member, past-president, astrophotographer, telescope maker, and amateur science history buff, Jason Hissong, as he tells the intriguing tale of how Neptune was discovered.

As always, coffee and donuts will be available.

Jason Hissong looking through a telescope he built in the Hocking Hills.