An Astronomy Adventure
Learn about the latest discoveries in our solar system and beyond! See breathtaking pictures of all the planets, including Pluto and the moons of Jupiter and Saturn. Get a real “feel” for our place in the universe. Discover what we have learned about planets around other stars and the search for another Earth. Also, a description of the next missions to explore space!
Presented by Paul Cirillo.
Paul has been fascinated by astronomy and space missions all his life and enjoys sharing his knowledge with the public.
Paul is a board member of the New Jersey Astronomical Association, which operates the largest public observatory in New Jersey. He was also the founder of Somerset County’s 4-H Space & Astronomy Club and its leader for ten years.
He has a Bachelor of Science degree from Rutgers University and is an outreach “Ambassador” for NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory.
Paul has an easy style of communicating, which allows diverse audiences to easily understand and enjoy his presentations on the wonders of the universe and how we are exploring it. His presentations always include the very latest astronomical images from observatories both on and off the Earth!
This program is a part of our summer reading series: A Universe of Stories. Register for summer reading to log books and earn prizes here.