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Live social media events featuring observatory staff and STEM professionals will be posted and archived here.

REPLAY: Big Astronomy Live! Meet ALMA

REPLAY: Big Astronomy Live! Meet ALMA

The Atacama Large Millimeter/submillimeter Array (ALMA) -the largest astronomical project in existence- is a single telescope of revolutionary design, composed of 66 high precision antennas located on the Chajnantor Plateau, 5000 meters altitude in northern Chile....

Replay: NightSchool – Astronomy in Chile

Replay: NightSchool – Astronomy in Chile

Chile isn’t called the astronomy capital of the world for nothing: During a NightSchool event highlighting the Big Astronomy planetarium show, learn about Chile’s long history of astronomical discovery, its epic mountain observatories, and the diverse collaboration of...

October Educational Events

October Educational Events

This October, Big Astronomy is honored to be hosting professionals who work at some of the most advanced observatories in the world in educational events. These events will share the stories of each observatory - how they came to be, some of the details on the...

Weekly 360° Live Streams of Big Astronomy

Weekly 360° Live Streams of Big Astronomy

The Big Astronomy team will be live streaming the English version of the film in 360° on our YouTube channel weekly. You can tune in every Wednesday at 3:30 PM Chile time / 2:30 pm EDT / 11:30 AM PDT. You are also welcome to direct your audiences to these live...

Tune In! 360° Live Stream of Big Astronomy in Spanish

Tune In! 360° Live Stream of Big Astronomy in Spanish

Big Astronomy will be live streaming the film in 360° on Saturday, October 3, at 6 PM Chile time, 5 PM EDT, and 2 PM PDT, on our YouTube channel. You can watch the live stream with a VR headset, by tilting and moving your smartphone around, and on an internet browsers...

Replay: Cosmic Conversations with Ryan, Josh, Ken, and Mike

Replay: Cosmic Conversations with Ryan, Josh, Ken, and Mike

Morrison Planetarium Director, Ryan Wyatt, will be in conversation with Planetarium Supervisor, Josh Roberts, to explore why Chile is such a wonderful place for astronomy. Then Ryan will be joined by visual effects supervisor and editor, Ken Ackerman, and technical...

Free Toolkit of Hands-On Activities – Request One Today!

Free Toolkit of Hands-On Activities – Request One Today!

The Astronomical Society of the Pacific has developed hands-on toolkits to help teach the core learning goals of the Big Astronomy project. Request yours here. The themes of the Toolkit are dark skies, legends from around the world, multiwavelength astronomy, and all...

Join us! September 26 Big Astronomy Premiere

Join us! September 26 Big Astronomy Premiere

Tune in to 360° live streams of the film Big Astronomy: People, Places, Discoveries on September 26, on the Big Astronomy YouTube Channel. If you would like to share links in advance, they are below: Times in Eastern 3 pm: Stream of film in English, immediately...

Big Astronomy Premieres Virtually on September 26

Big Astronomy Premieres Virtually on September 26

The Big Astronomy worldwide premiere is coming soon to a smart phone or connected device near you! On September 26 at noon Pacific Time (PT), the new planetarium show Big Astronomy: People, Places, Discoveries will be released for an immersive 360° viewing experience,...

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Tune in to a 360° stream of the Big Astronomy film today at 3:30 PM Chile time / 2:30 pm EDT / 11:30 AM PDT.

Watch on our YouTube channel: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC1WqaovPNVmOA7zR7i8myTw

Live event today! Learn about the fantastic telescopes on the Cerro Tololo Inter-American Observatory campus, and the diverse team of people who keep them running. Facebook Live + Zoom Webinar. 3 PM Chile / 2 PM EDT
Webinar (best for Spanish speakers): https://us02web.zoom.us/j/86575818100

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