Past Event

A Tale of Galactic Transformation: The Habitat of Jellyfish Galaxies

December 1, 2023
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
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Pupin Hall (Room 301), Columbia University, 538 West 120th Street, New York

Event Description

Join the exploration into the mesmerizing appearance of jellyfish galaxies—galactic transformers navigating their cluster habitats. In this talk, we will unravel the mysteries behind their iconic starry trails and tell the story of how a normal galaxy transforms into a magnificent jellyfish galaxy. The discussion will be followed by a guided stargazing. 

Event Information

Free and open to the public; registration recommended. Please email [email protected] with any questions. 

Hosted by the Columbia Astronomy Public Outreach