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If you like beer and hearing astronomers talk about astronomy you’ve come to the right place. Actually the right place is Blue Star Brewing Company but you get the idea. Follow us on Facebook or subscribe to the RSS feed to keep up-to-date with our events or watch old ones on our YouTube channel.

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AoT SATX 32: JUICE and Space Policy

AoT SATX 32: JUICE and Space Policy

The 32nd Astronomy on Tap at the Blue Star Brewery in San Antonio, Texas will occur on Wednesday 2023-04-05; talks start at 7pm, doors at 6.30pm.

Dr. Angèle Pontoni presents “The JUICE Mission to Jupiter’s Icy Moons: Launching Soon!”

Dr. Kurt Retherford presents “Space Policy Brought Down to Earth”

The event will also be available to stream live or afterwards on facebook and YouTube

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AoT SATX 31: Turning Red & Rediscovering the Moon

AoT SATX 31: Turning Red & Rediscovering the Moon

The 31st Astronomy on Tap at the Blue Star Brewery in San Antonio, Texas will occur on Wednesday 2023-03-01; talks start at 7pm, doors at 6.30pm.

Dr Joshua Kammer presents “Turning Red: The colorful polar terrain of Pluto’s moon Charon”

Caleb Gimar presents “After Apollo: Rediscovering the Moon”

The event will also be available to stream live or afterwards on facebook and YouTube

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**Cancelled** AoT SATX 31: Moons, near and far

**Cancelled** AoT SATX 31: Moons, near and far

This event has been cancelled due to the expected inclement weather in South Texas

The 31st Astronomy on Tap at the Blue Star Brewery in San Antonio, Texas will occur on Wednesday 1st February 2023; talks start at 7pm, doors at 6.30pm.

Dr. Joshua Kammer presents “Turning Red: The colorful polar terrain of Pluto’s moon Charon”

Caleb Gimar presents “After Apollo: Rediscovering the Moon”

The event will also be available to stream live or afterwards on facebook and YouTube

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AoT SATX 30: The Moist Moon and Solar Defence

AoT SATX 30: The Moist Moon and Solar Defence

The 30th Astronomy on Tap at the Blue Star Brewery in San Antonio, Texas will occur on Wednesday 7th December; talks start at 7pm, doors at 6.30pm.

Dr. Anicia Arredondo presents “Moon’s Wet: Detecting molecular water on the lunar surface”

Dr. William Kosmann presents “What are we actually doing about the next Carrington event?”

The event will also be available to stream live or afterwards on facebook and YouTube

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AoT SATX 29: Jupiter Aurorae and Attack of the Sun!

AoT SATX 29: Jupiter Aurorae and Attack of the Sun!

The 29th Astronomy on Tap at the Blue Star Brewery in San Antonio, Texas will occur on 2nd November 2022; talks start at 7pm, doors at 6.30pm.

Sam Hart presents “The Great Solar Storm of 1859: A Modern Day Doomsday Scenario!”

Dr. Vincent Hue presents “Jupiter’s Magnificent Light Show: When Moon Creates Auroras”

The event will also be available to stream live or afterwards on facebook and YouTube

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AoT SATX 28: DART into the past

AoT SATX 28: DART into the past

The 28th Astronomy on Tap at the Blue Star Brewery in San Antonio, Texas will occur on 5th October 2022; talks start at 7pm, doors at 6.30pm.

Dr. James Walker presents “The DART Impact”, recapping NASA’s mission to slam a spacecraft into an asteroid to test our Planetary Defense capabilities

Samantha Toback of the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department (and former AoT Co-host) presents “Archeoastronomy: Digging in the Dark”, talking about how different cultures have looked at the night skies over time.

The event will also be available to stream live or afterwards on facebook and YouTube

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AoT SATX 27: All MASPEX's Live in Texas

AoT SATX 27: All MASPEX's Live in Texas

The 27th Astronomy on Tap at the Blue Star Brewery in San Antonio, Texas will occur on 7th September 2022; talks start at 7pm, doors at 6.30pm.

Dr. Christine Ray will present “All MASPEX’s Live in Texas: Exploring an Extraterrestrial Ocean with Europa Clipper”

Dr. Michael Starkey will present “The Re-Connection Between the Solar Wind and Earth”.

The event will also be available to stream live or afterwards on facebook and YouTube

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AoT SATX 26: Jupiter and Stars

AoT SATX 26: Jupiter and Stars

The 26th Astronomy on Tap at the Blue Star Brewery in San Antonio, Texas will occur on 3rd August 2022; talks start at 7pm, doors at 6.30pm.

Dr. Rohini Giles will be presenting: “Sprites, Elves and Shooting Stars: Unexpected Observations from the Juno Mission to Jupiter”

Michael Velez will discuss: “Stellar Occultations: What are they and why are they important?”

The event will also be available to stream live or after the event on facebook and YouTube

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AoT SATX 25: Taking pictures and measuring charged particles!

AoT SATX 25: Taking pictures and measuring charged particles!

The 25th Astronomy on Tap at the Blue Star Brewery in San Antonio, Texas will occur on 6th July 2022; talks start at 7pm, doors at 6.30pm.

Robert Reeves will present his talk “Deep Sky Colors over San Antonio” about astrophotography from San Antonio.

Dr. Michael Starkey will present his talk “Solar Wind Interaction with Earth”

The event will also be available to stream live or after the event on facebook and YouTube

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AoT SATX 24: Imaging Black Holes

AoT SATX 24: Imaging Black Holes
The 24th Astronomy on Tap at the Blue Star Brewery in San Antonio, Texas will occur on 1st June 2022 talks start at 7pm, doors at 6.30pm. Dr. Richard Anantua from UTSA will be telling us about his role in imaging the black hole at the center of our galaxy, and Jackie Champagne from UT Austin will be teaching us about radio interferometry, the technique that was used to acquire it! [Read More]