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January Virtual Star Party
Friday | January 22, 2021 | 8:00 pm–9:00 pmFree
Have you ever wondered why some space images are in black and white and some are in color? Is that color real? And what does it tell us about an object? We’ll answer these questions as we use the electro magnetic spectrum to take a look at some of the most exciting objects in our sky this winter.
Grab your star map and enjoy telescope observing from wherever you are. Our astronomy staff will guide you through the night sky as our telescope, with its new camera features, will live capture deep space objects and stream them to you virtually.
Don’t forget to download your own Minnesota Skies Guide!
At home activity:
For some at home fun, try this colorful activity using different parts of the EM spectrum to create your own image of a deep space object.
Cosmic Coloring https://public.nrao.edu/color/
The Minnesota’s Astronomy Classroom initiative is generously supported by Ruth and John Huss.