CMPG starts the year with a presentation that is out of this world.
Zolt Levay will give a presentation on the Hubble Space telescope. Zolt is the Imaging Group Lead, Office of Public Outreach for the Space Telescope Science Institute in Baltimore which is the science operations center for the Hubble Space Telescope.
Zolt will show some of the amazing pictures taken with the Hubble Telescope, talk about the history and operations of the Hubble, and talk about the James Webb Space Telescope which is due to launch in 2018.
Zolt is an astronomer and photographer with a presentation that will be a highlight of the CMPG year.
For some background on Zolt see an interview he gave in Sep 2015:
You can learn about the Space Telescope Science Institute at:
and learn about Zolt’s current position at:
While Zolt has a dream job working with the photography and science of the Hubble Telescope he also has an impressive body of work with earth based subjects:
Check out his site:
His photos at 500px.com:
or on Facebook:
Make sure to put the January meeting on your calendarand if you have friends interested in photography invite them to join us.