AE21 ON DEMAND: Intro to Star Chart & Star Gazing Apps


On Demand Video: Intro to Star Chart & Star Gazing Apps

Instructor: Stephan Martin

$10 Member | $15 Non-member

BREG | BRN Elective - 1 hour


Used by over 30 million people world-wide, Star Chart is an app that provides a magical star gazing experience like no other. In this online introductory class for adults, originally presented in April of 2020, Astronomer Stephan Martin introduces you to Star Chart and other free stargazing apps so that you can carry around a virtual planetarium in your pocket! Look through your smartphone or other handheld device to help you bring the whole visible universe into focus. Steve will share insights on the treasures of the night sky that you can see this spring, including tips for viewing Meteor Showers!


* Class is available to view online through June 30, 2021. A link for viewing will be sent following registration in a confirmation email. Please add to your contacts so our emails do not end up in your spam folder.



Stephan Martin is an astronomer and educator who has taught astronomy at colleges and universities across the U.S. for more than 25 years. He has lectured on light pollution and its effects on the environment and has offered stargazing and introductory astronomy workshops domestically and internationally.  He was formerly the supervisor of the Williams College observatory, where he participated in research expeditions around the world to study and observe solar eclipses.  


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