Stars: Science n Stories, J Lutz- Mukilteo

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Stars: Science and Stories
Schedule: TuesdayNov 5, Thursday Nov 14, Tuesday Nov 19
Time: 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Location: Mukilteo - Rosehill Community Center
                 304 Lincoln Avenue, Mukilteo, WA 98275
Cost: $35.00
Capacity: 35 

Description:
Ever wonder why those little stars twinkle and shine?  Have you seen a bright star and wondered about its name, size or how far away it is? Want to know more about the legends associated with the major stars and constellations of the northern skies? Join Julie Lutz for an exploration of the myths and science of the bright stars and major constellations that are visible from the northwest throughout the year. 

Instructor:
Julie Lutz has been a Research Professor in the UW Department of Astronomy for more than 20 years. Before that she spent 28 years on the faculty at Washington State University. Her research specialty is the evolution of stars, particularly ones that our like our Sun. In addition to her research, Julie has a strong interest in astronomy education and outreach. She has done curriculum development for pre-service teachers, workshops for practicing teachers, projects with museums and science centers and mentoring for the UW in the High School Program.