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The next meeting of the Chicago Astronomical Society will be held via Zoom on Wednesday, October 20, 2021. The meeting begins at 7:00 PM CST; the meeting room opens at 6:30 to allow folks to introduce themselves.

Speaker: Jose Francisco Salgado

Jose Francisco Salgado holds a BS in physics from the University of Puerto Rico and a PhD in astronomy from the University of Michigan. He is currently Executive Director and co-founder of KV 265, a non-profit science and arts educational organization. Dr. Salgado collaborates with orchestras, composers, and musicians to present films that stimulate curiosity and wonder about the Earth and Universe. His Science and Symphony films have been presented at more than 237 concerts and 191 lectures, reaching more than 465,000 people in 21 countries.

Topic: The Aurora Borealis: Science and Art
Jose Francisco Salgado will describe the physics behind the aurora and will share his techniques for taking still photos, time-lapse sequences and real time video of this upper atmospheric phenomenon.

To join the meeting, contact CAS president, Jim Cuca . He will send you the login information, i.e., url, meeting ID, and passcode.

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