DENNIS L. MAMMANA

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― PUBLIC  SCHEDULE ―

 

Below is Dennis Mammana's public presentation schedule for 2014-2015 season, and beyond.   For more details, scroll down and click on each link.  Links will be updated when all details are finalized.

Mark your calendar now to attend these exciting programs, most held under the clear dark skies of Borrego Springs, California's first and only International Dark Sky Community, and many are followed by telescope viewing of the nighttime sky.

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You can also book Dennis to present a custom program at your group's or family's next event in Borrego Springs...  or elsewhere!

 

2014

     
Tuesday, September 02 A Pinhead Solar System    [Lecture] Easton Area Public Library
Easton, PA
                

Sat/Sun, September 20/21

Milky Way Overnight    [Campout / Stargazing] California Overland Desert Excursions Borrego Springs, CA
                
Sat/Sun, September 27/28 Shoot the Milky Way... and More!    [Night Sky Photography workshop SORRY, SOLD OUT! Borrego Springs Resort
Borrego Springs, CA
                
Tuesday, October 07/08 Total Lunar Eclipse Overnight   [Campout / Stargazing / Eclipse viewing] California Overland Desert Excursions Borrego Springs, CA
                
Sat/Sun, October 18/19 Shoot the Milky Way... and More!    [Night Sky Photography workshop Borrego Springs Resort
Borrego Springs, CA
                
Thursday, October 23 Partial Solar Eclipse   [Meals / Lectures / Eclipse viewing / Stargazing] Borrego Springs Resort
Borrego Springs, CA
                
Friday, October 24 Flying Blue Marble   [Lecture at Nightfall Star Party] Palm Canyon Resort
Borrego Springs, CA
                
Friday, October 24 PRIVATE EVENT    Borrego Springs, CA
 
                
Saturday, October 25 Night Sky Star Tour at Nightfall Star Party Palm Canyon Resort
Borrego Springs, CA
                
Sunday, October 26 Journey from Andromeda   [Dinner / Lecture / Stargazing] The Springs at Borrego RV Resort
Borrego Springs, CA
                
Sat/Sun, November 01/02 Night Sky Photography   [Workshop]
SORRY, SOLD OUT!
Joshua Tree N.P. Desert Institute
Twentynine Palms, CA
                
Fri., Nov. 7 - Mon., Nov. 17 Norway Northern Lights Cruise   [Aurora Viewing/Photo Cruise] MWT Associates
 
                
Thursday, November 20 PRIVATE EVENT    Borrego Springs, CA
 
                
Saturday, November 22 Our Cosmic Time Machine   [Lecture/Stargazing] Palm Canyon Resort
Borrego Springs, CA
                
Sunday, November 23 A Pinhead Solar System    [Dinner / Lecture / Stargazing] The Springs at Borrego RV Resort
Borrego Springs, CA
                
Saturday, November 29 Night to Light Photography Weekend   [Workshop] Anza-Borrego Foundation
Borrego Springs, CA
                
Saturday, December 06 Hike to the Moon   [Hike / Moongazing] Anza-Borrego Foundation
Borrego Springs, CA
                
Friday, December 12 PRIVATE EVENT    Borrego Springs, CA
 
                
Sat/Sun, December 13/14 Here Come the Geminids!   [Dinner / Lecture / Meteor viewing / Stargazing] Borrego Springs Resort
Borrego Springs, CA
                
Sunday, December 14 How Do We Know?   [Dinner / Lecture / Stargazing] The Springs at Borrego RV Resort
Borrego Springs, CA
                
     

2015

     

Sat/Sun, January 10/11

Celestial Overnight    [Campout / Stargazing] California Overland Desert Excursions Borrego Springs, CA
                
Sunday, January 18 2015: A Year of Cosmic Wonder   [Dinner / Lecture / Stargazing] The Springs at Borrego RV Resort
Borrego Springs, CA
                
Friday, January 30 PRIVATE EVENT    Borrego Springs, CA
 
                
Friday, February 13 PRIVATE EVENT    Borrego Springs, CA
 
                

Sat/Sun, February 14/15

Valentine's Day Celestial Overnight    [Campout / Stargazing] California Overland Desert Excursions Borrego Springs, CA
                

Sunday, February 15

Behind the Scenes at the Star Factory   [Dinner / Lecture / Stargazing] The Springs at Borrego RV Resort
Borrego Springs, CA
                
Friday, February 20 Title TBD   [Lecture] Marie Drake Planetarium
Juneau, AK
                
Saturday, February 21 Night Sky Photography  [workshop] Marie Drake Planetarium
Juneau, AK
                
Mon/Tue, Feb. 23/24 Night Sky Photography   [workshop] Location TBD
Anchorage, AK
                
Sat/Sun, Feb. 28/Mar. 01 Night Sky Photography  [workshop] Pioneer Park
Fairbanks, AK
                
Sat., Mar. 07 - Fri., Mar. 13 Alaska Aurora Borealis   [Aurora Viewing/Photo Tour] MWT Associates
 
                
Sat., Mar. 14 - Mon., Mar. 23 Iceland & Faroe Islands Aurora & Total Solar Eclipse   [Aurora/Eclipse  Viewing/Photo Tour] MWT Associates
 
                
Friday, March 27 PRIVATE EVENT    Borrego Springs, CA
 
                

Sunday, March 29

Cosmic Coverup   [Dinner / Lecture / Stargazing] The Springs at Borrego RV Resort
Borrego Springs, CA
                
Fri/Sat, April 03/04 Total Lunar Eclipse!   [Dinner / Lecture / Eclipse Viewing / Stargazing] Borrego Springs Resort
Borrego Springs, CA
                

Sat/Sun, April 11/12

Celestial Overnight    [Campout / Stargazing] California Overland Desert Excursions Borrego Springs, CA
                

Sunday, April 19

The Rest of the Story...   [Dinner / Lecture / Stargazing] The Springs at Borrego RV Resort
Borrego Springs, CA
                
Friday, April 24 PRIVATE EVENT    Borrego Springs, CA
 
                
Sat/Sun, April 25/26 Night Sky Photography   [Workshop] Joshua Tree N.P. Desert Institute
Twentynine Palms, CA
                

Sat/Sun, May 23/24

Celestial Overnight    [Campout / Stargazing] California Overland Desert Excursions Borrego Springs, CA
                

Sunday, May 24

It's Full of Stars!    [Dinner / Lecture / Stargazing] The Springs at Borrego RV Resort
Borrego Springs, CA
                
     

2016

     

Sat., Feb. 27 - Thu., Mar. 10

Java Sea Eclipse  [Total solar eclipse Viewing/Photo Tour] MWT Associates
 
                
Sat., Nov. 26 - Fri., Dec. 9 Stargazing Passage to Polynesia   [Cruise from San Diego to Papeete, Tahiti onboard MS Crystal Symphony] MWT Associates
                
     

2017

August 2017 (TBD)

The Great American Total Solar Eclipse Tour   [Total solar eclipse  Viewing/Photo Tour] MWT Associates
 
     
 
 

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