Posts Tagged ‘Y Dwarf’

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.

Why Y Dwarfs?

Tuesday, March 26th, 2013
Y Dwarf. Image credit: NASA/JPL-Caltech

Academy Director of the Morrison Planetarium and Science Visualization reports from the Las Campanas Observatory in Chile. Today’s post looks at why astronomers locate the brown dwarfs.

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