Aurora Chasing Tips/Advice & Book Signing With Melissa F. Kaelin
Ticket Price: FREE (Ticket Still Required)
What: Join Melissa F. Kaelin as she teaches tips on chasing the Aurora Borealis! She will also be signing copies of her book, “Below the 45th Parallel: The Beginner’s Guide to Chasing the Aurora in the Great Lakes Region.”
Who: A lifelong nature enthusiast, Melissa F. Kaelin is an Aurora Chaser, writer and community leader. She founded the Michigan Aurora Chasers, a group of about 60,000 members, and she co-founded the annual Aurora Summit, an international conference celebrating the art, culture, science and photography of the Aurora Borealis. As a NASA Social Media Ambassador, she covered the 2020 launch of the Solar Orbiter, which builds upon the science of the Parker Solar Probe to study and understand our Sun.
She has written about rare natural phenomena for many publications, her Aurora Chasing advice is quoted by International Dark Sky Parks, and she has presented many talks on Aurora Mythology, Aurora Forecasting and Night Sky Adventures. In 2022, she published the book “Below the 45th Parallel: The Beginner’s Guide to Chasing the Aurora in the Great Lakes Region.” Her work has been featured in the press.
When: Saturday, March 18th, from 5PM – 7PM
Where: The Katydid (305 E Lake St, Petoskey, MI 49770)