Earlier this month, the student led Public Observing team ran a virtual public observing night, with the theme “Constellations from Many Cultures”. Videos from this event, which was live streamed to our new YouTube Channel can be viewed:
- A Stellarium.org demo with hi-lights of the skies for December 2020
- A live tour of the 16″ and 12″ domes in the Strawbridge Observatory
- A talk: “Telescopes on Native Lands” including a eulogy for the Arecibo Radio Telescope, by Miranda Kong BMC ’22.
- Nathan Wolthuis ’21 – Egyptian Astronomy
- Autumn Winch BMC’22 – Chinese Astronomy
- Julian Goddy ’21 – Mayan Astronomy
- James Garland ’22 and Kate Gold BMC ’21 – Tour of Stellarium Constellation Art including Arabic, Lakota, Mayan and Ojibwe.
Q&A with panel consisting of Astronomy students + Prof. Karen Masters.
We hope you enjoy watching these.