Auction: Hangout with Noisy Astronomer and Group Astronomy Talk

Cross-posted with Skepchick. This week's auctions to raise money for science education and outreach at SkepchickCon are auctions for science education and outreach. I know, it's a bit meta, but now's your chance to get all your astronomy questions answered by our very own Noisy Astronomer, Dr. Nicole Gugliucci, while also contributing to the science

EVENT: Comet ISON Live Video Chat

On Novemeber 28th, aka Thanksgiving, the comet C/2012 S1 (ISON) will pass the surface of the Sun. No one is quite sure what will happen... nothing, breaking apart, love at first site? You can join Phil Platt of Bad Astronomy and NASA scientists live via Google Hangout during ISON's journey towards the sun. The event

Hey, look up in the sky!!

Apparently it's a busy week if you're into gazing up at the sky. Over at the National Geographic site, Andrew Fazekas and his Starstruck blog have the info all laid out for us. From North Taurids Peak, the Moon and Uranus, Venus and M22, Comet ISON is getting closer, the full Moon in Taurus, to

NAME AN ASTEROID (after me please!)

From the Space Generation Advisory Council: Here is your chance to name an asteroid! SGAC and the NEO PG in collaboration with the Minor Planet Centre (MPC) are excited to offer you the opportunity to name an asteroid! Entering is easy: Send us your entry in 50 words or less how you would like to

MN: Check out your local university

Are you sitting around, bored, wondering what to do? Have you checked with your local university? Here in Minneapolis at the University of Minnesota's Institute for Astrophysics they have a public viewing night. Friday nights, starting September 13, from 8:00-9:30 pm you get a short presentation (When I went they discussed citizen science opportunities) and

EVENT: Atlanta Star Party–Tickets Going Fast

If you're going to DragonCon or if you'll be in Atlanta August 29 for any other reason, get your Star Party tickets now before they're sold out. The Atlanta Star Party is a popular annual stargazing cocktail party for charity. For $60, you get food and soft drinks (alcoholic drink tickets are available as well),