Lick Observatory Summer Series of Events are on for 2022! Tickets go on sale on April 13th, 2022 at Noon.
Event Information

Evening with the Stars. Photo (c) Laurie Hatch.

June 24th, 2022  8:30pm

Astronomy Speaker:  Dr. Enrico Ramirez-Ruiz

Lecture Information

Dr. Enrico Ramirez-Ruiz (UC Santa Cruz)

Fascinating Astronomy Lecture Title TBA

Dr. Enrico Ramirez-Ruiz is a Professor at the Department of Astronomy and Astrophysics at the University of California, Santa Cruz (UCSC). He is also the Niels Bohr  Professor at the Niels Bohr Institute.  After studying at the University of Cambridge, he was the John Bahcall Fellow at the Institute for Advanced Study in Princeton. Since joining the UCSC faculty in 2007, Ramirez-Ruiz has won a number of national awards for his research, including a Packard Fellowship for Science and Engineering, the National Science Foundation CAREER Award, the Kavli  and Racliffe Fellowships. He is also a highly regarded teacher and public lecturer. In 2010, he was elected a member of the Mexican Academy of Sciences. Then 34, he was the youngest scientist ever elected to the academy. He is the 2021 recipient of the Dwight Nicholson Medal for Outreach from the American Physical Society.


Ticket Information

Tickets can be purchased at starting April 13th, 2022 at Noon.

Join Friends of Lick Observatory (FoLO) and Get Tickets Early
If you’d like to purchase tickets as early as noon on April 6th, 2022, join our Friends of Lick Observatory (FoLO) program by March 1st, 2022. As a thank you for supporting the observatory, you’ll get special access to purchase tickets before they go on sale for the general public.

More information about tickets and pricing is available here.

Program Information

7:30 pm Doors Open Brief Telescope Visits
8:30 pm Science Talk, Lecture Hall History Talk, Great Refractor Telescope Dome
9:30 pm Science Talk (repeated), Lecture Hall Telescope Viewings
10:30 pm History Talk (repeated), Lecture Hall Telescope Viewings
1:00 am Doors Close

Gift shop is open from 7:30pm until 11:30pm.

More general information about the event is available at Evening with the Stars.