Sag Harbor Cinema Arts Center Screening of “Ceuz de Chez Nous” at The Ross School

The Ross School 18 Goodfriend Drive, East Hampton, NY, United States

The Sag Harbor Cinema Arts Center and Wendy Keys  invite you to attend a rare screening of CEUX DE CHEZ NOUS Directed by Sacha Guitry, (1915) 44 minutes This film presents a rare and marvelous glimpse of Monet, Renoir, Degas and Rodin and others at home, in their studios, and walking and flirting on the streets of Paris, in […]

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Sag Harbor CAC American Values Screening of “Chicago” at The Ross School

The Ross School 18 Goodfriend Drive, East Hampton, NY, United States

Time & Location Feb 11, 2018 at 2:00pm EST Ross School Senior Building Lecture Hall, 18 Goodfriend Dr, East Hampton, NY 11937, USA About the Film and Guest Adapted from the 1975 Broadway production, Chicago is a crime comedy musical set during the Jazz Age - its story of celebrity, scandal and corruption inspired by the screaming headlines of […]

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Montauk Observatory Lecture: How to Buy and Use a Telescope

The Ross School 18 Goodfriend Drive, East Hampton, NY, United States

With so many options available, it's often hard to make a choice about which telescope to buy that most suits your needs or that would be a welcomed gift. Once you have the telescope, you may need pointers about how it works, useful accessories, etc. Jeff Norwood, veteran amateur astronomer and owner of Long Island's […]

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Montauk Observatory Lecture: Turn Left at Orion

The Ross School 18 Goodfriend Drive, East Hampton, NY, United States

"Turn Left At Orion: After 30 Years of Turning, Are We There Yet" with Br. Guy Consolmagno and Prof. Dan Davis A fun and educational behind-the-scenes look at the adventures of co-authors Br. Guy Consolmagno (Director of the Vatican Observatory) and Prof. Dan Davis (Geosciences Chair, Stony Brook University) during the writing of their best-selling, classic guidebook to the stars, /Turn Left at Orion/. With over 100,000 copies sold since first publication, /Turn […]

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Montauk Observatory: An Evening with Author Dava Sobel at The Ross School

The Ross School 18 Goodfriend Drive, East Hampton, NY, United States

Montauk Observatory is pleased to announce that on December 10, 2016, it will host an evening with Dava Sobel, a NY Times best-selling author and East Hampton resident. Her latest book, "The Glass Universe" tells the story of the women who worked at the Harvard College Observatory from the late 1800s through the mid-1900s. Observatory […]

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Montauk Observatory Lecture: My Journey to Mars

The Ross School 18 Goodfriend Drive, East Hampton, NY, United States

TITLE: My Journey to Mars: The Evolution of a Dream SPEAKER: Tony Pirera, President, Spectrum Thin Films DATE: Saturday, October 15, 2016 TIME: 7:30 – 9:00 PM PLACE: Basement of the Tennis Center at the Ross School, 20 Goodfriend Drive, East Hampton, NY 11937 ADMISSION: Free, but $10 suggested donation appreciated; no reservations DESCRIPTION: The […]

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Montauk Observatory Lecture: Cosmic Rays

The Ross School 18 Goodfriend Drive, East Hampton, NY, United States

TITLE: Cosmic Rays: Heavens, It's Raining Particles! SPEAKER: Dr. Helio Takai, Physicist, Brookhaven National Laboratory DATE: Thursday, September 29, 2016 TIME: 7:30 – 9:00 PM PLACE: Basement of the Tennis Center at the Ross School, 20 Goodfriend Drive, East Hampton, NY 11937 ADMISSION: Free, but $10 suggested donation appreciated; no reservations DESCRIPTION: The Universe is […]

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Montauk Observatory Lecture: Jupiter, King of the Planets at The Ross School

The Ross School 18 Goodfriend Drive, East Hampton, NY, United States

Speaker: Dr. Mike Inglis, Suffolk County Community College The largest planet in our solar system, Jupiter, has been observed and studied for over 400 years. From the time of Galileo, via the early days of NASA, to the latest mission, Juno, we have been trying to understand this amazing planet with its cohort of Moons. […]

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Montauk Observatory Lecture: East End Dark Skies Spark a Career in Astrophysics at The Ross School

The Ross School 18 Goodfriend Drive, East Hampton, NY, United States

Speaker: Dr. Ian Czekala, Harvard University A native of Long Island, Ian Czekala grew up stargazing under the dark night skies of the East End. Now 28 years old, he just received his PhD in astrophysics from Harvard University and will join Stanford University as a research fellow this Fall. He will talk about his […]

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Montauk Observatory Star Party at The Ross School

The Ross School 18 Goodfriend Drive, East Hampton, NY, United States

8:30pm Thursday, August 4, 2016 Ross School Tennis Center On July 17th Earth began passing through the trail of material left in orbit by the comet Swift-Tuttle. As this material falls into Earth's atmosphere it produces brilliant meteors, or falling stars, which will peak in the early morning of August 12th, 2016 during the Perseid […]

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Perseid Meteor Shower Star Party with Montauk Observatory at The Ross School

The Ross School 18 Goodfriend Drive, East Hampton, NY, United States

If weather permits, join Montauk Observatory members and guests for an evening under the stars during the summer’s most reliable meteor shower. Montauk Observatory astronomers will be on site to give an informal talk about the meteor shower as well as provide a guided tour of the night sky using Montauk Observatory’s telescope. Participants may […]

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Montauk Observatory Lecture: Asteroids: bringers of life, harbingers of death?

The Ross School 18 Goodfriend Drive, East Hampton, NY, United States

Beginning with an overview of asteroids and how they are studied, Dr. Hardersen will explore the diversity of these space rocks and discuss the implications of finding water ice on asteroids, how asteroids may have contributed to the development of life on Earth, the ever-present threat of close asteroid flybys and impacts (past and future), […]

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Montauk Observatory Lecture: Novae: Cataclysmic Explosions

The Ross School 18 Goodfriend Drive, East Hampton, NY, United States

Novae are the second largest explosions in our universe. They are thermonuclear explosions on the surface of a white dwarf that is accreting material from a close companion star. They still surprise researchers because of their diversity, unexpected and sometimes unexplained behavior. In this talk at the Ross School Tennis Center, Dr. Glenda Denicolo will […]

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Montauk Observatory Lecture: Exploding Stars: Beacons at the Edge of the Universe

The Ross School 18 Goodfriend Drive, East Hampton, NY, United States

In 1929 Edwin Hubble discovered that the universe is expanding. Ever since, we have been striving to fully comprehend the implications of his discovery. Our understanding of the universe and our place in it has evolved from an anthropocentric, static, earth-centered model to a dynamic, evolving cosmos where galaxies are flung across time and space, […]

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Exoplanets: A Sense of Our Galactic Neighbors

The Ross School 18 Goodfriend Drive, East Hampton, NY, United States

In 1989, astronomers discovered the first planet beyond our solar system orbiting the remnants of a dead star. Since that first discovery, advances in technology and observing techniques have steadily pushed the number of known exoplanets ever higher. In this lecture, Associate Professor Matthew Pappas of Suffolk Community College will present a survey of the […]

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Montauk Observatory Star Party

The Ross School 18 Goodfriend Drive, East Hampton, NY, United States

If skies clear on Thursday, June 12, Dr. Mike Inglis and Sean Tvelia will be at the Ross School’s Tennis Center at 8:30 p.m. for the first of hopefully many Montauk Observatory star parties. During the event Dr. Inglis and Mr. Tvelia will introduce participants to the June sky—explaining how to locate the spring constellations […]

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