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How to Color the Universe

How to Color the Universe

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Smithsonian's Stars Lecture Series
Presenters: Kim Arcand and Megan Watzke, Chandra X-ray Center/Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory
Saturday, February 22, 2014
5:15 pm
Albert Einstein Planetarium
Museum in Washington, DC

4:00 p.m. Discovery Station (in front of Welcome Center)
5:15 p.m. Lecture in the Albert Einstein Planetarium
6:30 p.m. Telescope observing at Phoebe Waterman Haas Public Observatory, weather permitting

Pink planets? Green galaxies? Purple blobs? Take a colorful tour of the multiwavelength universe with telescopic data. See how images are made and how we perceive and understand them.

Smithsonian's Stars lectures are suitable for ages 13 and up.

The Smithsonian’s Stars Lecture Series is made possible by a grant from NASA.

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