Astronomy on Tap

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Astronomy on Tap

  • Ages 21+
  • DC9 Presents:

Astronomy on Tap

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DC9 Nightclub 1940 9th St NW Washington, DC 20001

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Astronomy on Tap DC is now hosted by DC9 and is organized by Steph LaMassa, an astronomer who works at Space Telescope Science Institute.

Each event features professional astronomers giving short, engaging talks, prize giveaways, and AoTDC merch available for a small donation.


Join us on the rooftop bar following the talks for sky gazing through a telescope, courtesy of Becca Ljungren and her team of astronomy educators from the Phoebe Waterman Haas Public Observatory at the Smithsonian Air & Space Museum.

Additional AoTDC pint glasses and T-shirts will be available for a small donation.

Doors: 7:30 Show: 8 PM 21+

Astronomy on Tap on October 10th will be a celebration of JWST! Talk line-up:

JWST Opens Its Infrared Eyes to the Universe - Steph LaMassa (Space Telescope Science Institute)

Uncovering the Mysteries of the Universe with JWST - Taylor Hutchison (NASA Goddard Space Flight Center)

The Giants of our Solar System with JWST - Naomi Rowe-Gurney (NASA Goddard Space Flight Center; Howard University)