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Astronomy on Tap Santa Cruz: How to take a picture of an exoplanet
May 18 @ 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM PDTFree
Humble Sea Brewing Co. 820 Swift St, Santa Cruz, CA 95060
Thursday May 18, 6:30 pm
Speakers: Isabel Kain & Andrew Skemer
How to take a picture of an exoplanet?
We know of thousands of planets that orbit stars
Beyond our solar system.
With the largest telescopes in the world, we can now take pictures of planetary systems and study the light from extrasolar planets directly.
But how do we take these pictures and what can we learn about exoplanets?
Free and open to people of all ages!