The traditional Night of the Stars of the Institute of Astronomy of the National Autonomous University of Mexico (UNAM) will change its format this 2020 due to measures imposed to prevent the spread of COVID-19, so you can enjoy it from the comfort of your home.
How and when to see the Night of the Stars 2020?
The edition of the Night of the Stars 2020 will be by name “The Universe unveiled” and this will be done November 21 through Facebook, Twitter Y Youtube and the official page of the event.
The event will feature the presence of astronomers and astronomers and live and recorded activities such as storytelling, lectures, and interactions with experts.
This already famous and long-awaited event will also celebrate the 30th Anniversary of the Launch of the Hubble Space Telescope.
In addition, through a press release, UNAM reported that “in order to maintain ties with all the institutions, groups and associations that have participated in previous editions, it implemented the Repository of Digital Material of Scientific Dissemination for The Night of the Stars 2020”, In which all the digital materials of past editions of the Night of the Stars can be consulted.
The materials in the Repository will be promoted throughout the month of November 2020 through the social networks of the Institute of Astronomy of the UNAM.
What is the Night of the Stars?
The Night of the Stars is a great astronomical party that has been held in Mexico, on an annual basis and with growing success, since 2009, and is considered the largest and most important mass event for the dissemination of science in Ibero-America.
- From the first meeting in 2009 to the most recent in 2018, the Night of the Stars has managed to bring together a total of more than one and a half million people in 8 countries in Latin America and Asia.
The objective of this event is bring knowledge in a playful and free way to as many people as possible. The event takes place simultaneously in many venues distributed throughout the country. Activities are scheduled throughout the day and cultural and musical events are organized, as well as games for children, workshops and talks with scientists.
Generally, at nightfall the telescope observations where anyone who has one is invited to add it to the project and make it available to the public, however, by the health emergency due to COVID-19 this will not be possible in the 2020 edition.
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