October 29, 2020 – Marseille, France and Mountain View, CA: There are nearly one million catalogued asteroids, but we don’t know much about many of them. Now Unistellar and its scientific partner, the SETI Institute, can count on a network of nearly 3,000 amateurs capable of observing thousands of asteroids and providing an estimate of their size and shape. With mobile stations located in Asia, North America and Europe, the Unistellar network, the largest network of citizen astronomers, participates in cutting-edge research and has delivered its first scientific results including the 3D shape model of an asteroid and the size of another one. […] [CLICK HERE TO READ THE PRESS RELEASE]
Live: Come Chat with Citizen Astronomers about Asteroid Detections
“First Results with a Network of Small Digital & Smart Telescopes: Citizen Science for Astronomy”
Watch Tom Esposito, an astronomer at the SETI Institute and UC Berkeley, talk during the 52nd Annual Meeting of the Division for Planetary Sciences Press Conference about the first scientific achievements of the Unistellar Network.
This press conference will be streamed live on Thursday, 29 October 2020, at 10:45 a.m. EDT on https://www.youtube.com/c/AASPressOffice/featured