Author to sign books, give lecture at space center

DOWNEY - The Columbia Memorial Space Center will host professor and author Dr. Bryan Penprase for a lecture and book-signing event Dec. 17 from 1-3 p.m.Visitors can meet Penprase and obtain an autographed copy of his new book, "The Power of Stars." Admission to the event is $5 or free for annual space center members. Penprase will present a "visual feast of astronomy with constellation maps, aerial views of aligned celestial structures and images of the universe as created by a wide range of cultures." For more information, call the space center at (562) 231-1200 or go to

********** Published: December 8, 2011 - Volume 10 - Issue 34