Helin Commemorative Exhibit Dedication Event, 
   Saturday June 14 2014, 1pm

Thanks to a generous gift from the trust of Dr. Eleanor Helin and her husband Ronald, Palomar Observatory is pleased to announce the dedication event for the exhibit Searching the Sky for Dangerous Neighbors at the Palomar Observatory Visitor Center. This exhibit commemorates the the scientific contributions of Dr. Helin and the Palomar 18-inch Schmidt telescope.

Please join us in celebrating Dr. Helin's dedication, work, and legacy at Palomar Observatory.

Event Program

Tour of the Hale Telescope and presentation on Project 1640 1:00 – 1:50p Vestibule of the P200 dome
Reception and refreshments 1:50 – 2:20p A.W. Greenway Visitor Center
Dedication, remarks, and keynote presentation by Dr. Amy Mainzer 2:20 – 3:20p A.W. Greenway Visitor Center

You can find out more about the Helin Commemorative Exhibit at the Palomar Observatory website and about this event at the Caltech Optical Observatories website.