An adjunct physics professor in east Tennessee will give a basic astronomy talk in Oak Ridge on Wednesday that focuses on “Selected Topics on the Sun-Earth Connection.”
John C. Mannone will give his talk to the ORION astronomy club at the Grove Theater at 7 p.m. Wednesday.
“Emphasis will be placed on the role of magnetic fields in the formation of our sun, the nature of sunspots, and their role in solar and terrestrial weather,” a press release said.
The Grove Theater is at 123 Randolph Road in Oak Ridge.
See http://orionastronomy.wordpress.com for more information.
ORION has supported educational and astronomy activities in Oak Ridge and the surrounding region since 1974, such as the free public star gazes at the Tamke-Allan Observatory in Rockwood scheduled on the first and third Saturday of the month, the press release said. See www.roanestate.edu/TAO or contact David E. Fields at [email protected] for more information about the observatory.