BAR HARBOR — As part of the Acadia Night Sky Festival, the Jesup Memorial Library will host four one-hour programs on Sunday, Sept. 28, beginning at 12 p.m.
At noon, author Richard Grossinger will discuss and sign copies of his book, “The Night Sky,” covering multiple aspects of humanity’s complex relationship to the cosmos. Copies will be available for purchase through Sherman’s Books, with a percentage of sales donated to the library.
At 1:15 p.m., join Jon Thomas for a discussion of “Why is the Sky Dark at Night?”
At 2:30 p.m., Julie Rathbun will make a presentation titled “A Spacecraft to Study an Ocean on Another World.”
At 3:45 p.m. Bob Reichman discusses “Plutoids, Dwarf Planets, and Transneptunian Objects, Oh My!”
During the festival, which runs Thursday through Sunday, Sept. 25-28, the library will have a limited number of free copies of the children’s book “Look at the Night,” which explores the wonders of the night sky, by Michael and Lucy Oliveri-O’Hearn. So bring in your little ones to pick up a copy while they last.
Call the library at 288-4245 or email [email protected]