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    Lecture of the Month

    Some Marvelous Discoveries in Modern Astronomy

    Guest Speaker: Monte Marshall, PhD
    Date & Time: Saturday, March 20th at 1:30pm
    Where We Meet: By Zoom to persons on our mailing list

    This talk will explore some recent and wonderful discoveries in astronomy. We will begin with the more than 4000 planets around other stars, called exoplanets, discovered mostly by the famous
    Kepler space telescope. Then we will examine what the Hubble space telescope has shown us about the birth and death of stars.

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