For 15 years of bringing together astronomy professionals and aficionados, the university community is preparing for the fifteenth edition of the Noche de Strellasone of the most important scientific dissemination events organized by the Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México (AN M) which will be lifted to the top Islas de University Cityon the south side of the city of Mexico.
This event has been taking place since the year 2009 and has taken place bring together more than a thousand and a half people with the support of a thousand volunteers who participate next year; además, está inspirado en la “Nuit des Étoiles“ de Francewhich, in accordance with the highest research house, returns to professional astronomers and aficionados with the aim of seeking scientific knowledge in a playful and free way to society.
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Where is the night of the stars?
Of knowledge with the Institute of Astronomy, the astronomical party if he will get up at the top of the morning, Saturday 25th November from 3pm until 10pm. During the event, series of conferences will be held with the participation of selected personalities such as the astronomer Julieta Fierro; Furthermore, planetariums and thematic topics will be installed where conversations, stories, experiments and other activities related to science and astronomy for the whole family will be raised.
In this year’s edition, also cultural events and musical presentations programmed, if they will celebrate the 60 years of the brought the woman to the spaceIn 1963, Russian astronaut Valentina Tereshkova became the first woman to orbit Earth; Also, 550 years of the birth of Nicolás Copérnico, the precursor of the astronomy modern.
Register your telescope and observe the stars!
One of the main attractions of the “Noche de Strellas” occurs at night, when the astronomical observation with telescopes. During the event, more than one thousand five telescopes that will be located off the coast of the islands will be available to the general public. University City.
You want to take a look at the night sky to see what you are looking for, you can also take it up yourself telescope, so don’t miss this opportunity! Join your family and enjoy the astronomical festival as preparation for the next total eclipse of the Sun, which will occur on April 8, 2024 and will occur in United States, Canada and Mexicowhere it will be visible, mainly, in the states of Sinaloa, Durango and Coahuila.