This year's Astronomy Lecture Series will be held at the Huntington Library and Botanical Gardens on Mondays April 3rd, April 17th, May 1st, and May 15th. All lectures are free to the public, but seating is limited and a reservation is a required. For those who cannot attend, there will be live streaming available. All the details can be found at our Lecture Series web site.
Update: All tickets have been reserved, however you can still join our live webcast at the following link:  Huntington Live Stream.

Pasadena, CA—The Carnegie Observatories announces the appointment of Professor Leopoldo Infante of Pontifica Universidad Católica (PUC) de Chile to direct the Las Campanas Observatories (LCO), high in the Atacama Desert in Chile. He will take the post July 31, 2017, succeeding Carnegie astronomer Mark Phillips who stepped in as interim LCO director when the previous director, Miguel Roth, retired in 2014.