Marie Drake Planetarium July 22nd presentation: Guide to understanding James Webb telescope images.

Guests: Steve Kocsis, board member, Friends of Marie Drake Planetarium.
What looks like craggy cliffs is actually a young star forming in the Carina Nebula on the edge of a gigantic, gaseous cavity about 7,600 light-years away from Earth (Photo courtesy of NASA and Space Telescope Science).

The Marie Drake Planetarium is one of about fifty event hosts for NASA and will receive images from the James Webb Telescope on a regular basis. The planetarium will host two presentations on Friday July 22nd at 6:00 p.m. and 7:15 p.m. Some of the first images from the telescope will be shown with a discussion about how they will help expand our understanding of the universe.

 

Air date: Friday, July 22, 2022

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