Big Astronomy: People+Places+Discoveries (Evening Feature Film)
DateSaturday, February 26, 2022
Time7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
LocationCernan Earth and Space Center (I Building)
AdmissionAdults: $8, Seniors (55 and over): $4, Children (2-12): $4, Triton College Students, Faculty & Staff with Current Semester ID: FREE, All Other High School or College with Student ID: $4
To study the vastness of space, you need extra-large equipment. Join us for a quick trip to visit three world-class observatories in Chile's rugged Andes Mountains and the Atacama Desert — remote, extreme regions that have the perfect conditions for astronomical research. This film also highlights the diverse people and variety of roles they play to make groundbreaking discoveries possible at these amazing observatories in Chile. In the most remote locations on the planet, people are working to uncover mysteries throughout the universe… and most are not astronomers.
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