Astronomy Live

Astronomy Live: Mars in Focus

March 27, 2018

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NASA/JPL-Caltech/Univ. of Arizona


Get closer to Mars than ever before! Join Carter Emmart and Irene Pease on a tour of the red planet and examine multiple iconic locations in exquisite detail. View the latest high-resolution imagery of rocky terrain assembled from NASA and the European Space Agency, and immerse yourself in the magnificent Martian landscape.

As seen in the recent New York Times article.

About the Presenters

Carter Emmart_Astro Live Presenter

Carter Emmart, the Museum's director of astrovisualization, has been involved in all five of the Museum’s Space Shows, four of which are now playing in planetariums all over the world. Emmart was one of the original Museum team members on the NASA-funded Digital Galaxy Project that helped redefine how a planetarium theater can present science to the public through immersive data visualization. 

Irene Pease_Astro Live Presenter

Irene Pease has a degree in Physics from the University of Arizona.  Her Astronomy EPO career has included work as an astrophysics educator, telescope operator, and Mad Scientist.  Currently Brooklyn’s Friendly Neighborhood Astronomer, Irene shares the NYC sky through sidewalk astronomy, current-skies visuals, and observing classes. She also teaches physics at York College CUNY, and produces the Hayden Planetarium video blog, Skylight.

Support for Hayden Planetarium Programs is provided by the Schaffner Family and the Horace W. Goldsmith Endowment Fund.