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Friday, February 14, 2020
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Cahill, Hameetman Auditorium

Film, Panel, & Stargazing

Pale Blue Dot: Perspectives on Our Planet

Come join us for a unique event dedicated to our planet and its future. The event will begin with a 30-minute film screening, highlighting the impact of the Earthrise photograph taken by Apollo 8 astronauts in 1968. Afterwards, we will have a panel Q&A consisting of experts in climate science, sustainable energy sources, and planetary atmospheres. We will also host guided stargazing with telescopes.

About the Series

Stargazing Lectures are free events at a public level followed by a Q&A panel and guided stargazing with telescopes (weather permitting). All events are held at the Cahill Center for Astronomy and Astrophysics at Caltech. No reservations are needed. Lectures are 30 minutes; stargazing and panel Q&A last 90 minutes. Stay only as long as you want.

Stargazing is only possible with clear skies, but the film and panel Q&A takes place regardless of weather.

For directions, weather updates, and more information, please visit:

Download the series flyer (PDF)

For more information, please contact Cameron Hummels by email at