Posts Tagged ‘planetarium’

One Night of Many

Wednesday, March 27th, 2013
Jackie Faherty walks toward the Magellan Baade 6.5-meter telescope to prepare for a night of observing. Image credit: Karl Schultz

Academy Director of the Morrison Planetarium and Science Visualization reports about brown dwarfs from the Las Campanas Observatory in Chile. Join him in person at NightLife (6:30pm planetarium show on March 28th) for the “Color of the Cosmos” special presentation.

A Night at the Observatory

Monday, March 25th, 2013
Baade Telescope. Image Credit: Karl Schultz

Academy Director of the Morrison Planetarium and Science Visualization reports from the control room of a twin 6.5-meter Magellan telescope at Las Campanas Observatory in Chile.

Dung Beetle Nightly Navigators

Monday, January 28th, 2013
dung_beetle_milky_way

At night, dung beetles find their way by gazing at the Milky Way.

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