49th DDA Meeting, San Jose, CA

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4/15/2018 - 4/19/2018
United States

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Over 90% of the carbon emissions from a typical scientific meeting come from participant travel to the meeting. We are encouraging participants to contribute up to $150 towards the purchase of carbon offsets, which will be used for a variety of third-party certified projects to reduce carbon emissions. Offsets are not a panacea, but will go a small way towards compensating for the meeting's carbon footprint.
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Tour the world's first permanent mountaintop observatory, site of historic discoveries from the 19th century to the present day. It was here that Edward E. Barnard discovered Jupiter's moon Amalthea, and James Keeler discovered what is now called the Encke Gap in Saturn's rings, and it was here that many of the first radial-velocity exoplanets were discovered. The tour includes a lecture on the observatory's history, a visit to the world-class 3-meter telescope, and a chance to look through the historic 36-inch refractor -- the world's third-largest refracting telescope, which is literally built over the grave of philanthropist James Lick, so there are ghost stories too!
Enjoy an evening with your colleagues and friends at the DDA Banquet on Wednesday, April 18. The Banquet will be held at Jade Cathay restaurant, and it will be Chinese-style with shared dishes, with numerous options for DDA members with dietary constraints. The banquet fee is $45 and it is not included in the meeting registration.