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Rivers and Lakes on Mars
Smithsonian's Stars Lecture Series
Presenter: Dr. Ross Irwin
Saturday, November 16, 2013
Albert Einstein Planetarium
Museum in Washington, DC
4:00 p.m. Discovery Station (in front of Welcome Center)
5:15 p.m. Lecture in the Albert Einstein Planetarium
6:30 p.m. Telescope observing at Phoebe Waterman Haas Public Observatory, weather permitting
Mars was warm and wet early in its history. Impact craters that once held lakes, dried river channels, and ancient deltas tell us about early Martian climate.
Smithsonian's Stars lectures are suitable for ages 13 and up.
The Smithsonian’s Stars Lecture Series is made possible by a grant from NASA.