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  • Feb. 05, 2021, 1-2pm
  • The American Museum of Natural History
  • 200 Central Park W., Upper West Side
  • All Ages
  • FREE

Take a journey through outer space to see human-made and interstellar debris with Museum astrophysicist Jackie Faherty live on YouTube.

Deion Desir, New York City high school science teacher and alum of the Museum’s Master of Arts in Teaching Earth Science program, pilots a virtual flight through a new space debris data set in OpenSpace, the interactive data visualization software designed to visualize the entire universe. Visit satellites, including SpaceX’s controversial Starlink, then voyage beyond our solar systems to bodies such as Borisov and Oumuamua.

 

About The American Museum of Natural History

200 Central Park W.

Upper West Side, NY

212-769-5100

  • Standard hours: Daily, 10am-5:45pm
  • Stroller parking: Yes
  • Stroller check: Yes
  • Bring food: Yes
  • Buy food: Yes
  • Where is food allowed: Food allowed in designated spots
  • Changing tables in the women's room(s): Yes
  • Changing tables in the men's room(s): Yes
  • Family bathroom: Yes

  • The American Museum of Natural History is one of the world’s preeminent scientific and cultural institutions. Since its founding in 1869, the Museum has advanced its global mission to discover, interpret, and disseminate information about human cultures, the natural world, and the universe through a wide-ranging program of scientific research, education, and exhibition.

    The Museum is renowned for its exhibitions and scientific collections, which serve as a field guide to the entire planet and present a panorama of the world's cultures.






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