Seeing in the Dark

Professor Ferris talked about and read excerpts from his book, Seeing in the Dark: How Backyard Stargazers Are Probing Deep Space and… read more

Seeing in the Dark Professor Ferris talked about and read excerpts from his book, Seeing in the Dark: How Backyard Stargazers Are Probing Deep Space and Guarding Earth from Interplanetary Peril, published by Simon and Schuster. The book is about amateur astronomy and its contribution to our understanding of the universe. He showed a slide presentation of his and other amateur astronomers' photography and he discussed the workings of a Dobsonian telescope (present on the stage). Following his talk, Professor Ferris took questions from the audience. close

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Seeing in the Dark

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Program ID:
172712-1
Category:
Public Affairs Event
Format:
Speech
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Sep 29, 2002 | 2:35pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
Last Aired:
Sep 04, 2010 | 5:37am EDT | C-SPAN 2

Airing Details

  • Sep 29, 2002 | 2:35pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Oct 19, 2002 | 9:59am EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Oct 27, 2002 | 2:01am EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Oct 28, 2002 | 6:59am EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Jan 04, 2003 | 11:50am EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Jan 05, 2003 | 1:50am EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Jan 05, 2003 | 4:49pm EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Jan 19, 2003 | 6:19am EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Jan 19, 2003 | 11:49pm EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Feb 10, 2003 | 5:21am EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Feb 17, 2003 | 8:51am EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Mar 01, 2003 | 8:51pm EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Mar 30, 2003 | 9:17pm EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Mar 31, 2003 | 7:49am EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Sep 03, 2010 | 10:44pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Sep 04, 2010 | 5:37am EDT | C-SPAN 2
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