Latest from the Proximity Orbits of Juno at Jupiter and Cassini at Saturn

Image of Cassini orbiting SaturnFebruary 1, 2019
6:30 - 7:30 PM
Free Presentation
Dr. Timothy Dowling

Timothy Dowling, University of Louisville Professor of Physics and Astronomy, studies planetary atmospheres and specializes in atmospheric dynamics and thermodynamics. He is the Principal Investigator on the development of the EPIC Atmospheric model funded by NASA and NSF. He and his students analyze Voyager, Galileo, Cassini and Hubble Space Telescope data of the gas giants. In his presentation he will talk about the two largest planets in the Solar system, show the latest amazing images of giant wind storms and folded jet streams, examine the evidence that Saturn’s famous rings formed relatively recently, and get an update on what is going on inside Jupiter.

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