Special Challenge of the Week: Uranus

  Unistellar Citizen Astronomers are invited to participate in this week’s quest to observe Uranus! We’re approaching a special anniversary! Thirty-five years ago, on January 24, 1986, the Voyager 2 spacecraft flew by Uranus! It was the first and only spacecraft to visit this striking, pale-blue planet, and this week’s challenge commemorates this special anniversary.…

Resources for Women in Astronomy

It’s never too late – or too early – to pursue a career in astronomy. As recently as 2018, only 18% of astronomers worldwide were female. But that figure is growing!  Young female astronomers and their champions can watch the video below to hear about this fascinating profession, including challenges and opportunities that today’s women…