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Star Parties

Unfortunately, due to the outbreak of COVID-19 all in person Star Parties have been canceled until further notice.

We have switched to online events for the time being!

Stay tuned for an announcement about our next star party

Saturday July 11th at 1pm.

During the show, Nic will discuss how his experiences as a VI student and researcher influenced the project’s beginnings and how the involvement of the wider VI community has helped to direct and improve the project as it has grown. Nic will discuss the topic of galaxy evolution, his main research interest, and demonstrate how the Tactile Universe resources can help everybody, not just VI people, experience astronomy in new and novel ways.

Let’s stay connected during this time of social distancing. We are successfully streaming planetarium shows as a way to keep people looking up and learning about astronomy. Every week, see what’s new in the sky and explore an astronomy topic in-depth with GLAS staff and astronomers.

You can watch all of our previous episodes here or on YouTube and don’t forget to join us live every Friday night! As long as there is an advisory to stay home and be safe we will be streaming with new content every week.

You can subscribe to our YouTube page or submit the form at the top of the page to get regular updates about our programs.

Upcoming Show:

Travel through the solar system and beyond, at any time of day or night. Planetarium shows feature interactive photos and videos.

Next Show
Date and Time: Friday 8pm
Location: GLAS YouTube Channel

Popup Planetarium

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IDATA is a three year project funded by the National Science Foundation to engage a group of high school age students, their teachers, professional astronomers, software engineers, and design experts in the user-centered design process of data analysis software for astronomy.

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