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Cosmic Easter Egg Hunt

  Since Spring is underway and Easter is right around the corner, Unistellar Citizen Astronomers are invited to participate in our Cosmic Easter Egg Hunt! So turn on your eVscope and get hunting!     Iris Nebula The Iris Nebula is a reflection nebula, which means that it scatters light from a nearby star or…

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Gemini Constellation

  Unistellar Citizen Astronomers are invited to participate in this week’s quest to observe celestial objects in the Gemini constellation! Quick facts about the Gemini constellation: In Latin, Gemini literally means “twins.” In Greek and Roman mythology, Zeus placed the twin brothers Castor and Pollux in the sky the twins after their clash with Idas…

The Thrill and Science of Space Is in Your Hands: Introducing the eVscope eQuinox

SAN FRANCISCO AND MARSEILLE – March 22. Unistellar announced today a new version of its popular technology that is advancing your ability to interact with space through the process of scientific discovery. The new eVscope eQuinox features the brand’s signature smart telescope technologies, a uniquely powerful combination of speed and sensitivity-to-light in one sleek, compact…

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We Got It: The Story of Astronomers and Citizen Astronomers Catching Hazardous Asteroid Apophis over Colorado and Louisiana

Franck Marchis, Chief Scientific Officer of Unistellar and Senior Astronomer at the SETI Institute, tells us the whole story, from the first hint to the latest successes about this unique citizen planetary defense campaign.   Like most things in science, it started with an email. On February 1, Josselin Desmars, from Observatoire de Paris, contacted…